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Top Photography Spots in and near North Dakota

  • Medora, North Dakota

    Drive the Scenic Loop at Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Imagine you have been driving for hours through North Dakota. The landscape is uncompromisingly flat and there isn't so much as a tree to obscure the horizon in any direction. Then, with no warning, the topography transforms. The prairie around you crumbles, dropping down into a series of immense...
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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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  • Medora, North Dakota

    Camp at Cottonwood Campground in Theodore Roosevelt National Park

    Nestled right along the Little Missouri River, Cottonwood Campground offers 76 camp sites (including pull-through, back-in, and walk-in sites).Walk-in sites sit right along the river where buffalo and wild horses are frequently spotted at dusk and dawn. Each site includes a picnic table and fire ...
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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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