Wildlife & Nature

Get back to real nature, breathe fresh North Dakota air and explore diverse landscapes that include Badlands, rivers, lakes and national and state parks. View birds, buffalo, deer, elk, antelope and plenty of other wildlife or plan a fishing or big game hunting trip.

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
Diggin' dinosaurs (Article)
Dinosuars called North Dakota home long before humans showed up
Looking for wildlife? Waterfowl, raptors, deer, moose and other species of wildlife can be seen.
The 53-mile Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway leads through forested hills in north-central North Dakota.
Take an amazing 14-mile ride through Badlands terrain.
This 22-mile backway begins in Vang and ends in Cavalier. Some of it is gravel.
North Dakota is famous for its lakes and rivers. Here are some of the best places to drop a line.
With more wildlife refuges than any other state, North Dakota is the place for animal lovers.
Unspoiled scenery and an active migration season make North Dakota a birding hot spot.
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Featured Listings
Southcentral
Southcentral
7745 11th Street SE, Pingree, ND 58476-8308
Arrowwood's 16,000 acres of lakes, marshes, prairie grasslands, wooded coulees and cultivated...
Northcentral
Northcentral
3275 11th St NW, Coleharbor, ND 58531
"Wild beasts and birds are by right not the property merely of the people who are alive today,...
Southcentral
Southcentral
13 miles north on Highway 281, 6 miles west, Jamestown, ND 58401
Tour a working buffalo ranch. Tours conducted only for groups of 10 or more. Guided waterfowl,...
Northwest
Northwest
12942 Beicegel Creek Road, Grassy Butte, ND 58634
Breathtaking views of the Badlands await you during your stay at the "Bunkhouse," located near...
Northeast
Northeast
210 DeMers Ave., East Grand Forks, MN 56721
This large retail sporting goods store features a 10,000-gallon aquarium where you can see native...
Northwest
Northwest
11308 59th St. NW, Ray, ND 58849
Private waterfront cabin sleeps 12, two decks, fully equipped kitchen, private dock, wood...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Wilton, Wilton, ND 58502
Primitive camping area with approximately 55 campsites. We have added several vault toilets, new...
Southcentral
Southcentral
South from Highway 46 through Adrian, Dickey, Grand Rapids and LaMoure to the intersection of the County Line Road, Jamestown, ND 58401
When travelers descend to the valley, they can see the panorama of a winding river surrounded by...
Northcentral
Northcentral
3872 92nd Ave. N.E., Crary, ND 58327
Three-bedroom, fully equipped kitchen, full bathroom with shower, outside shed with freezer. Hunt...
Southeast
Southeast
9953 141st Ave SE, Havana, ND 58043
Coteau des Prairies Lodge is truly a one-of-a-kind getaway experience. Perched on the...
Events
Southwest
Southwest
May 30, 2014 - Jun 01, 2014
Theodore Roosevelt National Park- South Unit, Medora, ND 58645
Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association welcomes your participation in our 60th annual...
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 07, 2014 - Jun 08, 2014
Chahinkapa Zoo and Park, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Blue Goose Days is a community event for the whole family! Parade, craft/vendor booths, nature...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 11, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014
871 Main St., Carrington, ND 58421
Six distinct birding drives, designed by a leading ornithologist, take you to the best places for...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 11, 2014 - Jun 15, 2014
Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge, Jamestown, ND 58401
Four days on a prairie wild with wetlands and wavy, open meadows. Here is your chance to visit...
Northwest
Northwest
Jun 20, 2014 - Jun 20, 2014
Lostwood NWR, Kenmare, ND 58746
Expert-guided birding tours and prairie wildflower walks.  Educational youth activities for youth...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 20, 2014 - Jun 22, 2014
Pipestem Trail, Jamestown, ND 58401
The Off-Road Festival is a three-day event with various competitions for participants to choose...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 29, 2014 - Jun 29, 2014
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Fort Stevenson State Park would like to thank everyone by waiving the vehicle entrance fee during...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jul 04, 2014 - Jul 06, 2014
500 17th St SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Celebrate White Cloud's birthday with city-wide activities, including a kids' carnival, Wild West...
Southwest
Southwest
Aug 23, 2014 - Aug 23, 2014
Tjaden Terrace, Medora, ND 58645
Join us for the eighth annual event that winds its way through the breathtaking North Dakota...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Sep 08, 2014 - Oct 18, 2014
5001 Fernwood Dr, Bismarck, ND 58503
Celebrate the season at Papa's Pumpkin Patch. Since 1983, thousands of people have made it...
Deals
Northeast
Northeast
Rates from $74.95 per night
Apr 17, 2014 - May 31, 2014
4040 11th Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201
Enjoy a great $74.95 rate at the newly opened Expressway Suites of Grand Forks. Must mention...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Buy 10 nights, get 11th free
Apr 23, 2014 - May 23, 2020
215 Highway 2 E., Devils Lake, ND 58301
Stay 10 nights get the 11th night free or $40.00 cash
Northeast
Northeast
Up to 10% off per night
May 16, 2013 - May 16, 2014
3350 32nd Ave S, Grand Forks, ND 58201
Book a room with us using this package and receive 10% off and we will have the movie tickets for...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Rates from $19 per night
Sep 26, 2014 - Oct 04, 2014
2005 Burdick Expy E, Minot, ND 58702
Are you a member of Good Sam Club? Good Sam Club members receive exclusive parking and discounted...
Southwest
Southwest
Up to 10% off per night
Jan 01, 2014 - Dec 31, 2014
2320 Buckskin Drive, Dickinson, ND 58601
We offer 10% discount to all Good Sam Members who present their membership card at arrival.