Highway 200 Tour
Highway 200 offers a diverse array of attractions. Along the way you can discover history at several museums, historic sites, and interpretive centers. Explore trails, and take in wildlife, nature and scenic beauty at the Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit, the state parks and wildlife refuges. This journey along Highway 200 promises a rich exploration of America's northern heritage.
Traill County's main museum is an 1897 3-story Queen Anne-style brick mansion listed on the National Register of Historic Places and features restored woodwork and original stained glass windows. Other museums: Centennial Building, with military and pioneer collections, Pioneer Ag Museum, depicting agriculture through the years, an 1870s Log Cabin, the all-faiths St. Olaf Chapel, and a 1920s 1-room schoolhouse.
308 W Caledonia Ave
The Great Northern Railway Depot (now the Goose River Heritage Center Museum) was built in 1897 and now houses a collection that includes a barber shop, school room, pioneer clothing, pioneer kitchen, military collections, pioneer machinery and much more. The building was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. It is open Memorial Day through Labor Day.
2-48 1st Ave SE
The Ronald Reagan Minuteman Missile State Historic Site actually consists of two sites telling the story of the Cold War years in North Dakota. They are the Oscar-Zero Missile Alert Facility and the November-33 Launch Facility. They are the last remnants of the 321st Missile Wing, a cluster of intercontinental ballistic missile launch sites.
555 113 1/2 Ave NE
Cows & Co. Creamery specializes in artesian gelato, authentic gouda cheese, and fresh cheese curds all made of milk from a local dairy farm. Along with the gelato and cheese, Cows & Co. offers a variety of snacks and food options on select days.
7321 1st St NE
The Hurd Round House was used for persons seeking to purchase land. They were taken there to show available land in the area.
231 Boody Ave
Rusty, the two-ton Turtle is located on the south-side of Turtle Lake.
Turtle Lake, ND
Exhibits immerse you in the journey of the Lewis & Clark Expedition with sound and interactive displays. Temporary exhibits and rotating displays highlight the Interpretive Center's art collections, including the works of Karl Bodmer, George Catlin and Michael Haynes.
2576 8th St SW
Located along some of the last free-flowing and undeveloped stretches of the Missouri River, this park has an extensive trail system that can be explored either on foot or on cross-country skis during the winter months. The trails allow access to a 5,000-acre nature preserve with mixed grass prairie, river bottom forests and wood draws.
1403 River Rd
Native Americans occupied this area for more than 11,000 years. Remains of three Hidatsa villages with 210 depressions at the site. Home of Sakakawea, a modern museum and visitor center.
564 39 1/2 Ave SW
The Pfennig Museum houses the largest wildlife collection in North Dakota. The collection of more than 175 species comes from the private compilation of Helmuth Pfennig’s travels to Africa, Australia, New Zealand, Europe, Canada and Alaska.
Local history museum showcasing authentic memorabilia and agricultural equipment from the homesteading era through mid-1960s.
153 Museum Trail
Dunn Center, ND
Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge is west of the Missouri River in Dunn County. It contains one of the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's largest cultural resource deposits.
Dunn Center, ND
From the Killdeer Mountains to the deeply entrenched Little Missouri River Breaks and Badlands, this 64-mile byway provides a unique and enchanting landscape in one of the most scenic areas of western North Dakota.
Hwy 200 & Hwy 22
Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. Scenic drive, wildlife viewing, hiking, camping and ranger activities. Access to the byway and trails is within the North Unit.
208 Scenic Dr
Watford City, ND
The bridge and tunnel, now closed to vehicle and rail traffic, stretches 1,320 feet across the Yellowstone River and has been turned into a walkway. It is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.