Sports & Recreation

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  • Rodeo Cowboys
  • Jim Hellzen
  • Biking to Sunset Inn
  • Ralph Engelstad Arena Hockey Rink
  • Kayaking
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  • Bully Pulpit Golf Course
  • Johnnie Gorthy
  • North Dakota Scenic ByRider
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
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It’s easy to stay active year-round in North Dakota. Catch auto racing events, test your mettle with an extreme adventure like rafting or mountain biking, relax on a fishing or golfing outing and make the most of our snowy winters with a snowboarding or skiing trip. When it’s time to take the stands, join North Dakota’s diehard fans and cheer on minor league baseball, basketball and hockey or one of our talented college sports teams. Click here for Sports Teams in North Dakota.

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Tentative dates for 2016 North Dakota hunting seasons are set

Nestled in the scenic Turtle Mountains on the shores of Lake Metigoshe, Lake Metigoshe State Park is one of the most popular year-round vacation spots in North Dakota. Its terrain, amenities and location make it a winter destination.

Activities designed to bring fun and games to winter in North Dakota
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North Dakota's lakes and rivers are playgrounds for water enthusiasts

Beaver Lake State Park's gently rolling prairie provides scenic views for leisurely walks. In the summer, the lake attracts visitors for boating, canoeing, water skiing and fishing

Lewis and Clark State Park is situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea. The rugged buttes of the North Dakota Badlands display a towering backdrop to one of the state's best recreation areas.

Unique year-round camping option awaits in state parks

It's hard to pick out five places to hunt pheasants in North Dakota as there are hundreds of great places to hunt. Everyone that has taken up a shotgun and chased this colorful game bird has their own favorite places, from tree rows near Killdeer to grasslands near Mott. Here is a sampling of great places.

Icelandic State Park in northeast North Dakota offers visitors a wide array of recreational opportunities and glimpses of North Dakota's homesteading heritage and its natural beauty.

Ruggedly beautiful Little Missouri State Park a scenic wonder

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