The colorful Pembina Gorge on the Rendezvous Region Scenic Backway.

5 Reasons to Drive the Rendezvous Region Scenic Backway

This 22-mile backway begins in Vang and ends in Cavalier. Some of it is gravel.
Frost Fire Summer Theatre has summer performances at Frost Fire Mountain. 1
Frost Fire Mountain
11950 County Highway 55 Walhalla, ND 58282
The colorful Pembina Gorge on the Rendezvous Region Scenic Backway. 2
Pembina Gorge

The Pembina Gorge encompasses the largest uninterrupted block of woodlands in North Dakota, and the longest segment of unaltered river valley in the state. The ride through the gorge is on gravel, but worth a look nonetheless.

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The 1840s home and trading post of Antoine Gingras 3
Gingras Trading Post State Historic Site

This historic site preserves the 1840s home and trading post of Métis legislator and businessman Antoine Blanc Gingras. Interpretive panels and exhibits about Gingras, Métis heritage and the fur trade are located in the restored house.

12882 105th St. NE Walhalla, ND 58282
Take time to get your feet wet in the Pembina River within the Pembina Gorge. 4
Pembina River

The Pembina River is North Dakota’s only “white water river.” The meandering Pembina River is considered tame, but offers excellent canoeing with access docks located at Vang Bridge, Brick Mine Bridge and Highway 32 White Bridge.

Rendezvous Region Walhalla, ND 58282
The Tetrault Woods State Forest can be found along the Rendezvous Region Scenic Backway. 5
Tetrault Woods State Forest

A 420-acre undeveloped wildlife setting attracts outdoor enthusiasts to the Pembina River and the Pembina Hills from the Tetrault Woods.

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