Winter

  • Snowboarding at Huff Hills
  • Tommy Turtle
  • Ice Fishing
  • Devils Lake
  • UND Hockey
  • Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site
  • Snowmobiles in the woods
  • Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • Cross Ranch State Park
  • Enjoying Winter
  • Entertain this holiday season in North Dakota.wmv
  • Huff Hills Ski Resort, Mandan North Dakota
  • Skating and Sledding in North Dakota.avi
  • Dogsledding in North Dakota
  • Winter Fun at Bottineau Winter Park
  • Ice Fishing in North Dakota - some of the best!

North Dakota is an outdoor lover’s paradise in the winter. Enjoy fresh air and fresh snow as you enjoy cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, dogsledding, ice skating, ice fishing, downhill skiing, snowmobiling and more. It’s also one of the best times of year to see the Northern Lights. Click here to find the skating rink nearest to you or click here for a full list of Winter Activities.

Discover More On Winter

Trip Ideas & Travel Information
Unique year-round camping option awaits in state parks
North Dakota has a vast array of comfortable lodging, some suited for all seasons.
Location in Central Flyway makes state prime for duck and goose hunting
North Dakota has skiing, skating, hockey, curling and more.

Snowmobile trail criss-cross much of the state of North Dakota. Snowmobile North Dakota features a system of 13 trails on which to enjoy an afternoon of great riding. Click here for weekly trail condition updates.

With more wildlife refuges than any other state, North Dakota is the place for animal lovers.
Vary your winter workout routine to take advantage of winter
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Featured Listings
Northcentral
Northcentral
Devils Lake, Devils Lake, ND 58301
Grahams Island State Park, located on Devils Lake, is named after the first known white settler...
Southcentral
Southcentral
At the Pipestem Dam, 4 miles north of Jamestown, just off Hwy 281, Jamestown, ND 58401
This winding 8-mile trail packs plenty of heart-pumping fun into a relatively small area. If...
Northwest
Northwest
15349 39th Lane N.W., Williston, ND 58801
Museum exhibits and interpretive walking trail tell the stories of the Confluence. Store, walking...
Northcentral
Northcentral
2107 Park Drive, St. Michael, ND 58370
President Theodore Roosevelt designated this unique natural area in 1904 as "a big game preserve,...
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...
Northeast
Northeast
Rendezvous Region, Walhalla, ND
The Pembina Gorge extends from the Canadian border west of Walhalla and encompasses one of the...
Southwest
Southwest
Medora, ND 58645
Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. The South Unit includes a scenic loop drive, wildlife...
Northcentral
Northcentral
16 miles northeast, Bottineau, ND 58318
Nestled in the scenic Turtle Mountains along the U.S./Canadian border, Lake Metigoshe is one of...
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...
Southeast
Southeast
2 miles north of Fort Ransom, Fort Ransom, ND 58033
Fort Ransom State Park, which takes its name from an 1860s military fort, is located in the midst...
Events
Southcentral
Southcentral
Oct 21, 2015 - May 18, 2016
115 Second St. SW, Jamestown, ND 58401
Enjoy creativity in a relaxed environment at The Arts Center with the Artful Happy Hour. Each...
Southcentral
Southcentral
Nov 22, 2016 - Nov 22, 2016
First Avenue S., Jamestown, ND 58401
The annual Holiday Dazzle on Main Parade in Jamestown features lighted floats decorated for the...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Nov 25, 2016 - Nov 27, 2016
Main Street Garrison, Garrison, ND 58540
Garrison transforms into the "Christmas Capitol of North Dakota" during three consecutive...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Dec 02, 2016 - Dec 03, 2016
Main Street Garrison, Garrison, ND 58540
Garrison transforms into the "Christmas Capitol of North Dakota" during three consecutive...
Northcentral
Northcentral
Dec 09, 2016 - Dec 10, 2016
Main Street Garrison, Garrison, ND 58540
Garrison transforms into the "Christmas Capitol of North Dakota" during three consecutive...
Deals
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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)....
Southeast
Southeast
$5 off purchase
May 01, 2016 - Dec 23, 2016
4143 153rd Av. SE, Casselton, ND 58059
Take a half-hour or hour long riding lesson and receive $5 off!
Packages
Southcentral
Southcentral
Mar 15, 2016 - Nov 30, 2016
Expressway Inn, Bismarck, ND 58504
DAKOTA ZOO Package!...