• Scenery: Winner - "Morning Air," Crystal Ann Swoll, Grand Forks
  • Mountain Biking
  • Western Meadowlark
  • Wildlife and Best in Show: Winner - "Pintail," Steve Silseth, Minot
  • Sullys Hill National Game Preserve
  • Bison Winter Coat
  • Wildlife and Best in Show: Winner - "Pintail," Steve Silseth, Minot
  • Geese in Flight
  • Hiking Pembina Gorge
  • Wildlife: Honorable Mention - "Ascension," Tom Wirtz, Bismarck

Nature & Outdoors

Forget about “the great outdoors,” because the wild side of North Dakota is legendary. Hunting for big game or birds, fishing our lakes and streams, hiking, biking, boating or horseback riding – whatever you like to do outdoors, start planning your dream trip here. Click here for more Nature and Outdoors in North Dakota.

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Events
Featured Events
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Jan 01, 2019 - Jan 01, 2019
    Garrison
    Cross-country ski, snowshoe or hike to start off the first of the year. Park staff will use...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Jan 25, 2019 - Jan 26, 2019
    Fargo
    Embrace the cool of winter with two days of outdoor events such as snow golf, cross-country...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Feb 01, 2019 - Feb 02, 2019
    Wahpeton
    Wahpeton will celebrate 150 years in 2019....
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Feb 01, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
    Jamestown
    Break the cabin fever blues and get active! The Jamestown Parks and Rec Department works with the...
Featured Listings
  • Northcentral
    Northcentral
    Devils Lake
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Hebron
    An alternative to Interstate 94 between Mandan and Dickinson, this route offers a leisurely drive...
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Richardton
    Six campsites with drinking water, vaulted restrooms, pets welcome on 2,000 acres of native...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    This 10.7-mile trail begins at Veterans' Memorial Bridge in McElroy Park and winds along the...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Lisbon
    Excellent area for boating, fishing, ice fishing, camping, picnics and swimming.
  • Southwest
    Southwest
    Beach
    Nestled among rolling hills and buttes, intermingled with farmland and grassland. Many animal...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Fullerton
    Hay's Lodge is located in prime game habitat in southeastern North Dakota. Approximately 5,000...
  • Southeast
    Southeast
    Forman
    The Forman Golf Course is a mature course of 30-plus years and getting tougher all the time. The...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The National Buffalo Museum is a non-profit educational organization devoted to the cultural and...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Jamestown
    The trail stretches 4.5 miles along the north edge of the Pipestem Reservoir. It winds over...
  • Northwest
    Northwest
    Watford City
    Scenic splendor in beautiful ND Badlands. Scenic drive, wildlife viewing, hiking, camping and...
  • Southcentral
    Southcentral
    Bismarck
    Kayak rentals and transportation between Garrison Dam north of Bismarck to Kimball Bottoms south...