Scenic Byways in North Dakota

5 Things to See on the Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway

The 53-mile Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway leads through forested hills in north-central North Dakota.

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Mystical Horizons

Modern day Stonehenge enables visitors to view the summer and winter solstices and equinox. The site offers a panoramic view of this four-seasoned landscape from its location in the Turtle Mountains to the surrounding farmland below.

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Lake Metigoshe State Park

Park was constructed in the 1930s and is one of the most popular year-round vacation spots in North Dakota. The park has both modern and primitive camping, as well as picnicking areas. There are group dormitories, kitchen and meeting facilities and year-round cabins available for rent. Enjoy hiking, biking, birding, canoeing and wildlife viewing.

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International Peace Garden

The International Peace Garden is a 2,339-acre botanical garden commemorating peace between the United States and Canada along the world's longest unfortified border. It blooms with more than 150,000 varieties of flowers and showcases the Peace Chapel, Peace Towers and Floral Clock.

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Martineau House Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway Visitor Center

Historic home offers information about the scenic byway and other area attractions, as well as displays on the area's early days. It is near the eastern end of the byway at St. John.

Coghlan's castle
Coghlan Castle

The only place in North Dakota that showcases this unique building style. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 2008.

Highway 30
St. John, ND 58369
United States