popular destinations in North Dakota include...
Bismarck is the capital of North Dakota and the second largest city in North
Dakota. Bismarck is rich with historic sites, cultural
events and attractions such as the Dakota Zoo, North Dakota Heritage Center,
State Capitol Building and the Former Governor's Mansion.
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Located in the colorful North Dakota Badlands in Southwestern North Dakota.
See the Painted Canyon, Medora, Elkhorn Ranch, bison herds, and much more at
this unique area. Today, the colorful North Dakota badlands provides the scenic
backdrop to the park which memorializes the 26th president for his enduring
contributions to the conservation of our nation's resources.
Located on the banks of the Red River in eastern North Dakota, Fargo
hails as the largest city in the state and serves as the commercial, financial
and cultural centers for the region. Fargo is a bustling and active city set
in the midst of rich and fertile farmland.
Turtle River State Park
Turtle River State Park is located west of Grand
Forks in Northeastern North Dakota. The park offers year-round recreational
activities, including camping, picnicking, fishing and trails for hiking, mountain
biking and cross country skiing. The park is a designated wildlife sanctuary.
The Turtle River is home to mud and snapping turtles. The wooded areas are full
of small mammals, including squirrels, woodchucks, skunks, weasels, beavers
and raccoons. The wetlands in the southeastern corner of the park attract water
birds, including the great blue heron, bitterns and migratory waterfowl.
Minot is located in north central North Dakota and is the fourth largest city
in North Dakota. Minot offers lots of activities such
as golf, shopping, museums, auto racing, waterslides, hiking, biking and theatre.
Nestled at the foot of the Turtle Mountains,
Bottineau is the gateway to Lake Metigoshe State Park, largest and one of the
most attractive of North Dakota's state parks. Fishing, boating, and water sports
are popular. The area is the home of many varieties of wildfowl, including the
great blue heron.