Best Trails in North Dakota

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on Petrified Forest Trail
6 days ago

hiking

From the canyons to the petrified forest to hiking amongst bison on the prairie, this is one of my favorite places to hike. And no bothersome insects. That was in August.

on Upper Paddock Creek Trail
26 days ago

I thought trail was great. Very peaceful and the scenery was wonderful. I saw buffalo, wild horses and a lot of colorful birds.

on Painted Canyon Nature Tra...
26 days ago

I completed the trail that ends at upper paddock trail. The climb up was pretty good and the climb back down was easy. Saw one big buffalo lounging in a dirt hole.

on Petrified Forest Trail
29 days ago

hiking

There is a lot of petrified wood to look at on this trail which is interesting. Portions of the area are maybe like the surface of the moon or something.

on Caprock Coulee Nature Trail
29 days ago

hiking

This hike was pretty mediocre. Not too much exciting to say about it. Some nice views on some parts probably best thing.

on Caprock Coulee Nature Tra...
1 month ago

hiking

Wonderful trail with amazing views. Minimal trail maintenance. The trail is too small in width and has some relief where "off road strollers" (BOBs) for those parents with younger ones are not suggested. Suggest child carrier instead. Bring bug spray and expect to get your boots/shoes muddy in the low areas. Do not miss out on this opportunity!

on Sperati Point Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Not really much of a hike. Very flat. There is a pretty view at the end, but it's pretty much the same as the start of the trail

on Caprock Coulee Nature Tra...
1 month ago

hiking

Super pretty trail. If you start through the lowlands it doesn't seem like much, but after about a mile you climb to the top of a hill and then hike a ridge. There's a bit of a rock scramble that's not well marked and when it's windy it adds some excitement to the hike, to say the least.

on Painted Canyon Nature Trail
1 month ago

hiking

Beautiful. Kg and Laney loved it.

on Buckhorn Trail
2 months ago

backpacking

Buckhorn trail at Theodore Roosevelt National Park north unit was a great one day hike. It had a great mixture of hills, flats, and scenery. My favorite part was seeing a massive herd of bison on the plateau.

on Maah Daah Hey Trail
2 months ago

hiking

great views, easy stroll, many places to camp along the way.

on Ridgeline Nature Trail
2 months ago

hiking

Great views. Not difficult, do not be discouraged.

on Painted Canyon Nature Tra...
2 months ago

hiking

Great area to get away in. I actually combined 2 of the trails by going down one, then going off trail way out and connecting with the other to come back up to the parking lot. My recorded route got cut off for some reason but you can see the majority of where I went. You can just wander out here and still keep your bearings. Beautiful beautiful area. I'll be back.

on Petrified Forest Trail
3 months ago

trail running

Ran it in May. I thought it was a perfect trail to run and the petrified wood is cool! Lots of ticks tho!

on Petrified Forest Trail
3 months ago

Great view. Easy hike. Little traffic out there.

on Petrified Forest Trail
3 months ago

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on Greater Grand Forks Green...
3 months ago

For being at the heart of the city, this little gem offers a subtle protection from the bustling industry of the area.

on Ridgeline Nature Trail
4 months ago

hiking

The trail was kid friendly, and had some awesome views of the painted canyon.

on White Butte North Dakota'...
5 months ago

Good easy hike! Nice views and it was fun to see the high pointers book at the top!! Our first of the 50!