Interpreters and visitors at Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site near Williston
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site and the Missouri River near Williston
Horseback riding in the Badlands of western North Dakota.
The Hall of Fame pays tribute to the cowboy culture in North Dakota.
Horseback riding is found throughout the state of North Dakota.
Powwows are a great way to experience Native American culture
Display at State Museum at North Dakota Heritage Center
World's Largest Buffalo statue at Jamestown.
Cowboy Lyle visiting with tourists in Medora, N.D.
Clowns provide entertainment for fans and safety for cowboys during rodeo bull riding.
Dancers bring colorful images to Native American powwows

Western Culture

The legends of the American West run through the heart of North Dakota, from Lewis, Clark and Sakakawea to Custer and Sitting Bull. You’ll find wide-open plains, rodeos, powwows and plenty of rich history. A cowboy hat and boots aren’t required, but they won’t look out of place. Click here for more Western Culture in North Dakota.