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How adventurous are you? In North Dakota, an outdoor excursion could mean biking world-class trails, kayaking peaceful lakes, hiking around our 13 state parks and so much more. Find your next legendary outdoor adventure in North Dakota. Biking and Hiking Trails The 140-mile Maah Daah Hey Trail... Read More
What is Ecotourism? The term "ecotourism" has a variety of definitions. It even goes by different names, including sustainable tourism, responsible tourism, community tourism, adventure travel, rural tourism, civic tourism, geotourism and voluntourism. Each of the above terms vary slightly in their... Read More
Agritourism is the practice of inviting guests to visit and/or participate in normal farm or ranch activities. What is Agritourism? Registration Information Additional Information and Documents What is Agritourism? Agritourism is the practice of inviting guests to visit and/or participate in normal... Read More
Rodeos and powwows are important parts of North Dakota culture. The dates surrounding the Fourth of July are known as Cowboy Christmas for all the money that can be earned at the rodeos held around the holiday. Eight seconds seems so long when you're watching a cowboy... Read More
Questions:  1.  In 1804, explorers Lewis and Clark were accompanied on their trek from Dakota Territory to the Pacific Ocean by an Indian woman named _____________________.  2.  The American President who came to hunt and fish in Dakota Territory as a young man and became a... Read More
Ghosts of the Custer House Tour guides and other workers at the reconstructed house of General George and Libbie Custer at Fort Abraham Lincoln near Mandan say the mansion is haunted with a "presence" that has tapped people on the shoulder, moved dishes and candlesticks and wiped its hands on... Read More
The legendary North Dakota brand was built on the stories of notable figures who have a legacy preserved here. Visitors can tour the site where Sakakawea lived with her village. They can walk inside Theodore Roosevelt's cabin in the Badlands. They can canoe the same waters as Lewis & Clark.... Read More
Agriculture Fun Facts North Dakota leads the nation in production of spring wheat, durum wheat, dry edible peas, dry edible beans, honey, flaxseed and canola. North Dakota is the No. 1 producer of honey in the nation. Check out the North Dakota Bee Map.  39.1 million acres — nearly... Read More
There are approximately 30,000 American Indians living in North Dakota and American Indians make up about 5% of the current North Dakota population. North Dakota American Indian tribes span the Mandan, Hidatsa, Arikara, the Yanktonia, Sisseton, Wahpeton, Hunkpapa and other Dakotah/Lakotah... Read More
George Armstrong Custer George Armstrong Custer left his mark on North Dakota, and U.S. history, with his defeat at the Battle of the Little Bighorn. You can see Custer's house at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park south of Mandan. During the Civil War, he saw action at... Read More
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