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Prairie Dog Trail is a 1.9 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Watford City, North Dakota that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, nature trips, and birding and is best used from April until September.

Length 1.9 mi Elevation gain 108 ft Route type Out & Back

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Melissa Helmick
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Hiking

Great place to be guaranteed the site of buffalo! Views of rivers and trees are amazing

Eric Hegberg
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Hiking

Quick and easy trail. Prarie dogs everywhere. Not too scared of humans.

Carl Stroh
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Hiking

Good easy trail for family to see prairie dogs up close. Nice prairie views.

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Regann Lowell
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Hiking

Saw an abundance of prairie dogs and buffalo along the hike.

Grigory Lunyakov
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Denise Cassidy
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Molly Warnke
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steve bossman
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Seth Jones
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Lauren Evans
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Carl Stroh
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Grant McCreary
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Kappi Karneckis
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Heather Sawyer
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Kaitlin Watkins
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Jaylin Solberg
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Devon Martin
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Ross Perry
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