Wildlife & Nature

  • Bison herd in park
  • Lake Metigoshe State Park
  • Peace Garden Peace Poles
  • Turtle Mountains
  • Bird Watching
  • Birding a relaxing activity
  • Hiking
  • Tiger at Dakota Zoo
  • Fort Ransom State Park
  • Sunrise at Buck Hill

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. Click here for more Wildlife and Nature in North Dakota.

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Trip Ideas & Travel Information

Visitors to the three units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park find the dramatic scenery and recreational opportunities awe-inspiring.

Enjoy quiet solitude in woodlands and trails along Missouri River
Have a summer to remember by visiting unique North Dakota attractions
Experience the serene to the extreme in your own North Dakota adventure

Unique, unusual and wild animals make visiting North Dakota zoos a must for families

Each of North Dakota's 13 state parks offer a unique blend of scenic beauty, outdoor recreation and camping opportunities. Hike, bike, swim, boat and sleep under the stars.

The never-ending fishing season in North Dakota heats up when it cools down
Diggin' dinosaurs (Articles)
Dinosuars called North Dakota home long before humans showed up
Pheasant hunting experience in North Dakota: Legendary
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Featured Listings
Southwest
Southwest
19 miles north of Killdeer, Killdeer, ND 58502
Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in...
Southcentral
Southcentral
500 17th St. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
The National Buffalo Museum is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the cultural and...
Southeast
Southeast
4255 23rd Ave. S., Fargo, ND 58104
The Red River Zoo features more than 300 animals of 75 species, including many endangered species...
Southcentral
Southcentral
600 Riverside Park Road, Bismarck, ND 58504
The Dakota Zoo is located on the east bank of the Missouri River in Bismarck. Home to more than...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Kenmare Des Lacs Lake, Kenmare, ND 58746
The Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Backway, found in the northwest corner of North Dakota,...
Northcentral
Northcentral
10939 Highway 281, Dunseith, ND 58329
Since 1932, nestled in the Turtle Mountains of North Dakota and Manitoba, the International Peace...
Northwest
Northwest
19 miles southeast on Highway 1804, Epping, ND 58843
Situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea, the rugged buttes of the North Dakota...
Southwest
Southwest
Medora, ND 58645
Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife...
Northeast
Northeast
20 miles west of Grand Forks on Highway 2, Arvilla, ND 58502
Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park is located in a beautiful...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Highway 200A from Washburn to Stanton, Washburn, ND 58577
This byway highlights fantastic views of the Missouri River Valley along with some of the state...
Events
Southeast
Southeast
Jun 03, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016
Chahinkapa Zoo and Park, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Blue Goose Days is a community event for the whole family! Parade, craft/vendor booths, wildlife...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016
Fort Stevenson State Park, Garrison, ND 58540
Enjoy a ranger-guided hike through the park's native prairie. Hike will start at the Guardhouse...
Southwest
Southwest
Jun 05, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016
Theodore Roosevelt National Park- South Unit, Medora, ND 58645
The Theodore Roosevelt Nature and History Association would like to invite you to our 62nd Annual...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 08, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
871 Main St., Carrington, ND 58421
Four days of amazing birdwatching at the best places for birding in the Missouri Coteau. Observe...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Jun 08, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016
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...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Jun 26, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016
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 08, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016
500 17th St. SE, Jamestown, ND 58401
Celebrate White Cloud's birthday with city-wide activities, including a kids' carnival, Wild West...
Southeast
Southeast
Oct 30, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016
1004 RJ Hughes Drive, Wahpeton, ND 58075
Come trick or treat with the animals through the Chahinkapa Zoo. Great family event for all ages....
Deals
Northcentral
Northcentral
$10 off purchase
Mar 13, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016
Maple Sugar Ranch, Rolette, ND 58366
Early Bird 3-Day Weekend Tickets for $50 on sale now until June 1st, 2016. Save $10 by purchasing...
Southcentral
Southcentral
$1 off with purchase of medium or large prepared beverage
Sep 24, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016
Legacy High School, Bismarck, ND 58503
Beginning at 7 a.m.: Stop by Dunn Brothers Coffee for your breakfast and a beverage to get your...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Rates from $129.95
Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2016
180 E. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Rates from $259.95
Jan 27, 2016 - Jan 04, 2017
180 E. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
Find romance in a heartbeat, rekindle the passion or surprise the one you love. Our Romance...
Southwest
Southwest
Packages starting at $65 per night
Mar 25, 2016 - Jun 01, 2016
229 15th St. W., Dickinson, ND 58601
Spring forward into your getaway.
Southwest
Southwest
Rates from $149.98 for 2 nights stay
Feb 22, 2016 - May 31, 2016
1170 Roughrider Blvd., Dickinson, ND 58601
Winter Weekend Getaway $149.98 Two Night Stay...
Northcentral
Northcentral
$20 off per night
Jun 01, 2015 - Jun 01, 2016
1900 72nd St. NW, Minot, ND 58703
Single Room: a 7 night minimum stay required for $30/night rate.
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)....
Southcentral
Southcentral
Buy 1 nights, get 10 days of parking free
Jan 01, 2015 - Dec 31, 2016
200 E. Bismarck Expressway, Bismarck, ND 58504
Flying out for a relaxing weekend or a long business trip is now easier and more economical, with...
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
Packages
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...