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Top Hiking Spots in and near North Dakota

  • Belfield, North Dakota

    Hike up Buck Hill, Theodore Roosevelt NP

    0.4 mi / 56 ft gain
    Buck Hill is a popular stop on Theodore Roosevelt National Park's Scenic Loop Road. The official trail is only a half mile round trip, but the landscape is open and it is worth spending more time in the Buck Hill area wandering around the various hills and lookouts, patching together a 360 degree...
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  • Watford City, North Dakota

    Drive Scenic Route to Oxbow Overlook

    28 mi
    Theodore Roosevelt was undoubtedly the tip of what would become an ever-flying spear of the United States' conservation movement. It is fitting that this buffalo-seeking hero would have a park named after him. The 14-mile drive through the Park's North Unit allows adventurers and historians alike...
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  • Bowman, North Dakota

    Hike to White Butte

    4 mi / 400 ft gain
    Standing at only 3,506 feet on a good day, White Butte in Amidon, North Dakota, isn't going to be the greatest peak you ever conquer, but it will definitely be a memorable one. Located in the Southwest corner of the Badlands of North Dakota, White Butte is simply the highest grassy hill in the pl...
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  • Sentinel Butte, North Dakota

    Petrified Forest Loop

    10.39 mi / 679 ft gain
    Make sure you swing by the Visitor's Center to get a map and a paper copy of directions to the trailhead as it goes through private property.The trail starts at the parking lot and heads into a wilderness area. After a few hundred feet you will pass through a gate. Make sure to sign the booklet i...
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  • Arnegard, North Dakota

    Sperati Point via Achenbach Trail

    2.32 mi / 217 ft gain
    Sperati Point via Achenbach Trail is an out-and-back trail where you may see beautiful wildflowers located near Watford City, North Dakota.
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