• Rodeo Clown
  • North Dakota Cowboy
  • Little Missouri State Park
  • Horseback Riding the Prairie
  • Fort Abercrombie
  • Rodeo Cowboys
  • Bronc Rider
  • Little Missouri State Park
  • Fort Ransom State Historic Site
  • Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site
  • 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.

Top Picks
Come into the world of huge jaws, claw like feet! Dickinson Dinosaur Museum
Events
Featured Events
  • 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...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Jul 12, 2018 - Jul 14, 2018
    New Salem
    ND Country Fest...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    Built in 2013 in a peaceful location with a beautiful view overlooking the Little Missouri River,...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Belcourt
    Three weekends in June, Chippewa Downs will host their annual horse race.  Come and Enjoy the...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    Fort Buford State Historic Site preserves remnants of a vital frontier plains military post. Fort...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Williston
    The principal fur trading post of the American Fur Company on the upper Missouri River. Served...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Elgin
    Located in a beautiful valley on the Cannonball River. 3 cabins and lodge, air conditioning, RV...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Washburn
    Exhibits at the Interpretive Center immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Robinson
    Voted "Top 50 Ecotourism Site in the Great Plains." Clean, quiet, scenic and peaceful. Sleeps up...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Epping
    Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Pembina
    Discover 100 million years of regional history from the Cretaceous Age to contemporary times in...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    The Capital Gallery is owned and operated by the Lewis & Clark Fort Mandan Foundation, a 501(c)(3...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Linton
    Pasture tours available by appointment. See the wild Nokota® horses on their native ND prairies....
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Medora
    The Medora Musical is the rootin'-tootinest, boot-scootinest show in all the west! There's no...