Wildlife & Nature
Whether exploring on foot, by car, or through guided tours, wildlife enthusiasts will find plenty to see and experience in North Dakota's diverse natural landscapes. Get back to real nature, breathe the fresh North Dakota air and explore the Badlands, rivers, lakes, Theodore Roosevelt National Park, state parks, and the 63 wildlife refuges (more than any other state in the nation). View birds, bison, deer, elk, antelope and plenty of other wildlife along the way.
The Theodore Roosevelt National Park provide a habitat for bison, elk, bighorn sheep, wild horses, bald eagles, and prairie dogs, offering opportunities for observing these iconic creatures in their natural environment. Find bison, elk, and various resident and migratory birds throughout White Horse Hill National Game Preserve. The Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge is renowned for bird watching, with over 300 species of birds, including waterfowl, shorebirds, and songbirds, making it a paradise for bird enthusiasts. Additionally, the Sheyenne National Grassland and the Little Missouri National Grassland offer opportunities to see a wide range of wildlife, including elk, antelope, big horn sheep, deer, coyotes and various bird species.