National Parks in North Dakota

North Dakota, Painted Canyon

North Dakota, Painted Canyon

In September 1883 future US president Theodore Roosevelt visited the North Dakota Badlands to hunt bison. He soon fell in love with the “perfect freedom” of the West. Discover this world of flat desert mixed with petrified wood and rock formations at the Theodore Roosevelt National Park -- its Painted Canyon Overlook offers visitors unparalleled vistas in a myriad colors.

Photo by: North Dakota Tourism

North Dakota Tourism

Fort Union Trading Post

National Historic Site, ND and MT

Knife River Indian Villages

National Historic Site, Stanton, ND

American Indian Heritage Month, places to see

American Indian Heritage Month, places to see

Celebrate America’s first pioneers during American Indian Heritage Month. Among the hundreds of memorable cultural sites nationwide is Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site. The 1,758-acre site, in Stanton, ND, preserves the historic and archaeological remnants of the Northern Plains Indians.

Photo by: Peter Baer, flickr

Peter Baer, flickr

Lewis & Clark

National Historic Trail, ND and ID, IL, IA, KS, MO, MT, NE, OR, SD, WA

North Country

National Scenic Trail, ND and MI, MN, NY, OH, PA, WI

Theodore Roosevelt

National Park, Medora, ND (South Unit) and 15 miles south of Watford City, ND (North Unit)

Wild horses

Photo by: Mark Newman

Mark Newman

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