A young girl enjoys a dance with dancers during the Ukrainian Festival in Dickinson. The Ukrainian Cultural Institute in Dickinson celebrates the area's Ukrainian Heritage.
A young girl enjoys a dance with dancers during the Ukrainian Festival in Dickinson. The Ukrainian Cultural Institute in Dickinson celebrates the area's Ukrainian Heritage.
Enjoy PRCA rodeo, parade, demolition derby, carnival and lots more at this annual event in Dickinson.
Enjoy PRCA rodeo, parade, demolition derby, carnival and lots more at this annual event in Dickinson.
While at the fair and expo, take in some speedway racing.
While at the fair and expo, take in some speedway racing.
Petrified Forest in western North Dakota's Badlands
Petrified Forest in western North Dakota's Badlands
The Brew coffee shop in Dickinson North Dakota
The Brew coffee shop in Dickinson North Dakota
The Brickhouse in Dickinson North Dakota
The Brickhouse in Dickinson North Dakota
One of the many skeleton in the Dickinson Museum Center. The bones were found during digs in the area.
One of the many skeleton in the Dickinson Museum Center. The bones were found during digs in the area.
A Triceratops greets visitors to the Dickinson Museum Center in Dickinson.
A Triceratops greets visitors to the Dickinson Museum Center in Dickinson.
A young girl enjoys a dance with dancers during the Ukrainian Festival in Dickinson. The Ukrainian Cultural Institute in Dickinson celebrates the area's Ukrainian Heritage.
Enjoy PRCA rodeo, parade, demolition derby, carnival and lots more at this annual event in Dickinson.
While at the fair and expo, take in some speedway racing.
Petrified Forest in western North Dakota's Badlands
The Brew coffee shop in Dickinson North Dakota
The Brickhouse in Dickinson North Dakota
One of the many skeleton in the Dickinson Museum Center. The bones were found during digs in the area.
A Triceratops greets visitors to the Dickinson Museum Center in Dickinson.

Dickinson

Dickinson is considered the gateway to the Theodore Roosevelt National Park and its many recreational opportunities. However, Dickinson itself is a city of fun-filled attractions and popular annual festivals and has a downtown that comes alive with outdoor summer concerts and street fairs.

Dickinson is the western end of Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway, which ends at the eastern hub in  Mandan. The Killdeer Mountain Four Bears Scenic Byway begins just north of Dickinson on Highway 22.

No stop in Dickinson would be complete without learning the history of the area – and we’re talking history, or better yet, pre-history. It all comes together at the Dickinson Museum Center, where life-sized dinosaurs and an array of fossils are on display. Recreational opportunities await at Heart River Golf Course and Patterson Lake Recreation AreaWest River Community Center offers water recreation, gymnasiums, racquetball, fitness center, climbing wall, locker rooms, lounge area, tennis courts, playground, indoor track and more.

Cultural activities in Dickinson include Roughrider Days Fair and ExpoMind’s Eye Art Gallery, Bandshell Concert Series, Badlands Ukrainian Festival and the Ukrainian Cultural Institute.

Explore downtown Dickinson where you will find local shops, boutiques and fine dining options like the BrickHouse Grill, which features 24 signature martinis, exotic seafood and aged beef and Blue 42 Sports Grille and Bar.

Looking for a quick snack or coffee for the road? Stop at The Brew Coffee House in the oldest chapel in the city. The Brew offers a variety of drinks along with fresh baked pastries and paninis.

Fluffy Fields Vineyard and Winery offers a relaxed atmosphere and wines produced with locally grown produce and Phat Fish Brewing offers local brews and firestone pizza to be enjoyed in an indoor/outdoor environment.

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