Sports & Recreation

  • Pheasant hunters
  • Sailing in North Dakota
  • Fly Fishing
  • Maah Daah Hey Trail
  • Peggy Backman, Desi Smith and Marvin Smith
  • Dave Wald
  • Governor's Photo Contest Honorable Mention (2012) - Bliss
  • Morning on CANDISC
  • The Links of North Dakota
  • Mountain Biking
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Tailgate with North Dakota State

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.

Top Picks
Almost year round golf to keep you up to par, Heart River Golf, Dickinson.
 
Having Fun is Serious Business. And Business is Booming in Williston, ND!
 

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Trip Ideas & Travel Information

Create legendary experiences along the Lewis & Clark Golf Trail. The diverse landscape and wide-open spaces provide a picturesque setting for the state’s premier golf courses.

Triple Golf Challenge (Best Places Lists)

Experience some of the best golfing to be had in North Dakota at three incredible golf courses. The Links of North Dakota near Williston, Vardon Golf Club near Minot and Bully Pulpit Golf Course near Bismarck feature  world-class golf for a great price. Click here to learn more about the Triple Golf Challenge.

Experience Minot (Articles)
Booming Minot bustling with things to see and do.

North Dakota is famous for its lakes and rivers. Walleye fishing here is among the best you'll find but there are other whoppers out there: northern pike, bass, perch and even catfish. Here are some of the best places to drop a line.

Motorcycle the state's scenic byways and backways for scenic wonders and a patch.

North Dakota has more golf courses per capita than any other state in the country. It's tee time!

Hiking and biking trails criss-cross North Dakota, creating a patchwork of routes that lead to whatever the soul seeks. Hiking trails range from difficult on the Maah Daah Hey to easy on recreational paced routes in larger cities. Bikers can peddle slowly along river bottoms and grasslands and furiously climb some of the steep grades in the Badlands. Take your pick of this baker's dozen.

UND heats up North Dakota hockey scene
Rumble along North Dakota's most scenic routes on two wheels.
Hit these scenic state parks, historic sites and beloved trails for amazing summer or winter day hikes.
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Southcentral
Southcentral
Bismarck, ND
The Bobcats play in the North American Hockey League, the only Tier II Junior A league in the...
Southeast
Southeast
Newman Outdoor Field, Fargo, ND 58102
The Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks provide summer fun and exciting minor league baseball in the American...
Events
Northeast
Northeast
Apr 22, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016
River Cities Speedway, Grand Forks, ND 58203
Every Friday, mid-April through mid-September, River Cities Speedway will be alive with the...
Northeast
Northeast
Apr 29, 2016 - Sep 16, 2016
2300 Gateway Drive, Grand Forks, ND 58203
One of the best 1/3-mile dirt tracks in the nation. Cheer on your favorite drivers while Outlaw...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 07, 2016 - May 07, 2016
Sertoma Park Community Center, Bismarck, ND 58504
Sertoma Park Community Center. Check-in 8:30 a.m.; walk starts 10 a.m. Distance is 2 miles. For...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 07, 2016 - Aug 27, 2016
8280 33rd St. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Races start at 7 p.m....
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 14, 2016 - May 14, 2016
315 S. Fifth St., Bismarck, ND 58504
Skating in the Bismarck Event Center. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., event starts 6 p.m. Adults $12 at...
Southeast
Southeast
May 19, 2016 - May 21, 2016
Fargodome, Fargo, ND 58102
Run fast, run friendly, run Fargo at this exciting annual event. This year's event will visit all...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 21, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Jamestown Reservoir, Jamestown, ND 58401
Get onto the water at the Jamestown Reservoir for the 38th Annual Dakota Anglers Walleye/Northern...
Southcentral
Southcentral
May 22, 2016 - May 22, 2016
Cottonwood Park, Bismarck, ND 58504
Charity 5K run/walk that's as fun as its name. Runners and walkers are encouraged to wear white...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016
Jamestown Reservoir, Jamestown, ND 58401
The Little Britches Fishing Tournament is held in conjunction with North Dakota Game & Fish's...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016
Cottonwood Park, Bismarck, ND 58504
Cottonwood Park (South Bismarck), 9 a.m.-4 p.m. Admission $30-$60. 5K run with extreme inflatable...
Deals
Northcentral
Northcentral
Rates from $40.00
Jan 31, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016
3750 BIA Road 10, Belcourt, ND 58316
ONLY 200 advanced tickets for $40 per person for weekend daily pass. (Does not include camping)....
Packages
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...