COVID-19 impacting travel worldwide
North Dakota offers great opportunities for travelers to follow their curiosity and enjoy our unspoiled wide-open spaces. We also place the health and safety of our residents and guests as our top priority.
Most of North Dakota's attractions are open to the public and welcoming visitors. We encourage everyone to take diligent precautions to prevent transmission of COVID-19, including thorough hand-washing, wearing masks, avoiding non-essential travel and practicing physical distancing. Visit NDDoH for more information.
Looking for travel ideas among what's open? Visit our Welcome Back to North Dakota page for suggestions central to communities and adventure areas.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park is open. Visitor centers and campgrounds remain closed. Work is ongoing to increase access with local, state and federal guidance. Prior to traveling, it's recommended to check the website for current operating status.
North Dakota State Parks are open including limited-service camping, vault toilets and comfort stations, but most visitor centers remain closed to the public. Check the website for the most current updates.
Day-use is also permitted at most National Grasslands and wildlife refuges, and a majority of boat ramps are open. However, numerous events are canceled or postponed. We recommend that visitors confirm with their destinations before traveling. Please consult this link for major closures.
Travel orders have been amended - allowing people to travel freely within the United States and releasing requirements for everyone except international travelers. Anyone traveling from another country, who is not merely passing through the state, must quarantine immediately upon entry to North Dakota for a period of 14 days or for the duration of the person's presence in North Dakota, whichever period is shorter.
Exemptions from Quarantine:
- People commuting internationally to and from North Dakota for work or for essential supplies and services.
- Essential critical infrastructure workers, as defined by the United States Department of Homeland Security.
Affected individuals are encouraged to fill out the travel form to receive information on how to monitor for symptoms. If you have symptoms and wish to seek medical care, please call before you go in.
For the most up-to-date North Dakota response to COVID-19, go to www.health.nd.gov/diseases-conditions/coronavirus.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention also offers information for travelers at www.cdc.gov/coronavirus/2019-ncov/travelers/travel-in-the-us.html