North Dakota Natural Park Wonders

National and State Wonders Found in the Peace Garden State:

North Dakota, also known as the Roughrider State and the Sioux State, is home to The Badlands (in southwestern North Dakota) and has three main geographic regions: the Red River Valley, Drift Prairie, and Great Plains.

Let us be your guide to discovering these natural wonders. Follow the links below to obtain more information, insider tips, and pictures, as well as ideas for where to stay when visiting.

North Dakota Welcome Sign National Parks:

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    National Scenic Trails:
  • North Country National Scenic Trail [Official Site]

    National Recreation Trails:
  • Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge Leg of the Historic Fort Totten Trail
  • Cross Ranch Trails
  • Grand Forks/East Grand Forks Greenway Trail
  • J. Clark Salyer Canoe Trail
  • Lostwood Refuge-Prairie Hiking Trail
  • Maah Daah Hey Trail
  • National Roughrider Trail
  • Sullys Hill Nature Trail
  • Washburn Discovery Trail
  • Wetlands and Waterfowl Trail
  • Maah Daah Hey Trail, Dakota Prairie National Grasslands


    National Grasslands:
  • Dakota Prairie Grasslands [Official Site]

    National Wildlife Refuges:
  • Arrowwood National Wildlife Refuge
  • Arrowwood Wetland Management District
  • Audubon National Wildlife Refuge
  • Chase Lake National Wildlife Refuge
  • Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge
  • Devils Lake Wetland Management District
  • Florence Lake National Wildlife Refuge
  • J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge
  • J. Clark Salyer Wetland Management District
  • Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • Kulm Wetland Management District
  • Lake Alice National Wildlife Refuge
  • Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge
  • Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge
  • Long Lake National Wildlife Refuge
  • Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge
  • Slade National Wildlife Refuge
  • Sullys Hill National Game Preserve
  • Tewaukon National Wildlife Refuge
  • Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge
  • Valley City Wetland Management District

    National Wilderness Areas:
  • Chase Lake Wilderness
  • Lostwood Wilderness
  • Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness

    Theodore Roosevelt National Park National Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Native American Scenic Byway
  • Sheyenne River Valley Scenic Byway

    North Dakota State Parks, Campgrounds, Recreational Areas:
  • Beaver Lake State Park
  • Cross Ranch State Park
  • Devils Lake State Park
  • Doyle Memorial State Park
  • Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park
  • Ft. Ransom State Park
  • Ft. Stevenson State Park
  • Icelandic State Park
  • Indian Hills State Recreation Area
  • Lake Metigoshe State Park
  • Lake Sakakawea State Park
  • Lewis & Clark State Park
  • Little Missouri State Park
  • Sully Creek State Recreation Area
  • Turtle River State Park

    Beaver Lake State Park State Scenic Roads and Byways:
  • Chan SanSan Scenic Backway
  • Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Scenic Backway
  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit Scenic Byway
  • Killdeer Mountain Four Bears Scenic Byway
  • Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway
  • Rendezvous Region Scenic Backway
  • Sakakawea Scenic Byway
  • Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway


    North Dakota Tourism: 800-435-5663

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