Scenic Byways in North Dakota

Border to Border (Highway 281) Tour

Follow Highway 281 from Whitestone Hill near Edgeley to the International Peace Garden near Dunseith.

whitestone hill
Whitestone Hill Battlefield

Site of the fiercest clash between U.S. Army soldiers and Native American tribes in North Dakota.

Kulm, ND
United States

largest buffalo
World's Largest Buffalo

Had real bison been this large (26 feet), they might still be roaming the prairie in great herds.

Jamestown, ND
United States

Arrowwood Refuge
Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge

The birder's paradise features downy woodpeckers, greater yellowlegs and belted kingfishers.

Pingree, ND
United States

Dakota Sun Gardens
Dakota Sun Gardens

Beautiful gardens and wine from local and regional fruits.

Carrington, ND
United States

Opera House
DPRCA The Opera House and Studio

Dakota Prairie Regional Center for the Arts has presents productions in a restored theater.

New Rockford, ND
United States

Fort Totten
Fort Totten State Historic Site

Site has been everything from active military post to boarding school for Native American children. Now house quaint bed and breakfast.

Fort Totten, ND
United States

white horse hill
White Horse Hill National Game Preserve

Woodlands area on shores of Devils Lake is home to large variety of wildlife, migratory birds and nature trails.

St. Michael, ND
United States

Devils Lake
Devils Lake

One of the best fisheries in the state. Four-season playground where ice fishing is as popular as dropping a line in the summer.

Devils Lake, ND
United States

Lake Alice
Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge

A major waterfowl concentration point during spring and fall migrations and breeding ground for thousands of ducks and geese.


Cando, ND
United States

Sky Dancer
Sky Dancer Casino

Full-service casino and resort features traditional casino games, slots, concerts and traditional music.

3965 Sky Dancer Way NE
Belcourt, ND
United States

Turtle Mountains
Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway

Enjoy a drive through through wooded hills and valleys in a landscape unique to this part of North Dakota.

Bottineau, ND
United States

peace garden
International Peace Garden

Botanical garden dedicated to peace between the United States and Canada. Garden straddles the border. Floral-themed attractions within the garden.


Dunseith, ND
United States

Mystical Horizons
Mystical Horizons

"Stonehenge of the Prairie" features stone and cement structures to view solstices and the equinox.


Carbury, ND
United States

Pride Dairy
Pride Dairy

Homemade cheeses, syrups, caramel and ice cream, including the popular Juneberry flavor.

Bottineau, ND 58318
United States