• Wind Turbines and Sunflowers
  • Antelope Valley Power Plant
  • Wind towers
  • Oil Drilling Rig
  • Attraction Category: Honorable Mention: "Star Power," Joshua Eckl, Grand Fork

Energy

Energy in North Dakota has been making a lot of national headlines. In fact, North Dakota is currently the second-largest producer of crude oil in the U.S. Whether it’s wind-energy and landscapes full of wind turbines, or massive amounts of oil found in the Bakken Formation, the words "energy" and "North Dakota" go together. Click here for more energy related attractions in North Dakota.

Events
Featured Events
  • Northeast
    Northeast
    Feb 22, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
    Grand Forks
    Even though the title says "Men's" show, it's actually fun for the whole family. Just some of the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    May 31, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019
    Wahpeton
    Blue Goose Days is a community event for the whole family! Parade, craft/vendor booths, wildlife...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jun 07, 2019 - Jun 09, 2019
    Jamestown
    Kite Fest has become a premier kiting event, attracting kite enthusiasts from across the country...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Aug 11, 2019 - Aug 11, 2019
    Rugby
    34th Annual Village Fair at the Prairie Village Museum in Rugby. Family friendly fun, food, music...
Featured Listings
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Center
    Mining operation in the powerbelt area of North Dakota.
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Luverne
    113 wind turbines in southern Griggs and Steele counties. The wind farm is rated to produce a...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Edgeley
    North Dakota's first wind farm with 41 wind towers located along Highway 13. Information kiosk...
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Underwood
    Falkirk is a surface mining operation with some of the largest earth-moving equipment...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    Dakota Gasification Company's Great Plains Synfuels Plant began operating in 1984. It is the...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    One of 10 largest coal mines in the United States.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Stanton
    Lignite-based electric generating station.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Center
    Lignite-fired electric generating station. Groups of five or fewer can contact plant directly....
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Riverdale
    Free one- to two-hour tour given of Garrison Power Plant, operation and functions of dam along...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Ellendale
    Approximately 30 miles west of Ellendale is the largest wind farm in both North and South Dakota,...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    Lignite-based electric generating station.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beulah
    Lignite mine in the state's powerbelt region.