• Horseback riding in the Badlands
  • Roughrider Days Fair and Expo
  • Buffalo Statue
  • Exterior of State Museum at the North Dakota Heritage Center
  • Cowboy in the Badlands
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln
  • Medora Musical
  • Fort Buford
  • Chateau de Mores
  • Mandan Rodeo Days Bronc Rider
  • Find your inner Cowboy in North Dakota!
  • International Welcome
  • Rodeo - Feel the dirt in your teeth!

Western Culture

The legends of the American West run through the heart of North Dakota, from Lewis, Clark and Sakakawea to Custer and Sitting Bull. You’ll find wide-open plains, rodeos, powwows and plenty of rich history. A cowboy hat and boots aren’t required, but they won’t look out of place. Click here for more Western Culture in North Dakota.

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Events
Featured Events
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Oct 05, 2017 - Oct 08, 2017
    Minot
    The Super Bowl of rodeo for North and South Dakota! The Minot Y's Men's Rodeo is proud to host...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Mar 05, 2018 - Mar 05, 2018
    Valley City
    This annual community event is fun for all ages. Sign up to be on a team or take part in the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jun 01, 2018 - Sep 08, 2018
    Medora
    The Medora Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the west! There's no...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jul 01, 2018 - Jul 04, 2018
    Mandan
    Three-day top-ranked PRCA rodeo,chuckwagon racing, Art in the Park July 3-4, pancake breakfasts...
Featured Listings
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    From a life-size T. rex skeleton cast to a Mars spacesuit to exhibits of rare pottery and...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Located one-half mile east of Fort Buford, the Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence Interpretive...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Durbin
    Gentle Wind Stables is your destination for experiencing horseback riding of North Dakota. Rich...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Robinson
    Voted "Top 50 Ecotourism Site in the Great Plains." Clean, quiet, scenic and peaceful. Sleeps up...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Since 1969 Fort Seward, Inc. holds an annual family oriented covered wagon train adventure. We...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    Three weekends in June, Chippewa Downs will host their annual horse race.  Come and Enjoy the...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    Since 1969 Fort Seward, Inc. holds an annual family oriented covered wagon train adventure. We...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    A professional musical variety show performed outdoors in the beautiful North Dakota Badlands....
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Built in 2013 in a peaceful location with a beautiful view overlooking the Little Missouri River,...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Pembina
    Discover 100 million years of regional history from the Cretaceous Age to contemporary times in...