Best trails in Fairfield

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Looking for a great trail near Fairfield, North Dakota? AllTrails has 9 great hiking trails, views trails, dogs no trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails in Theodore Roosevelt National Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Schnell Recreation Area. Ready for some activity? There are 5 moderate trails in Fairfield ranging from 0.7 to 15.4 miles and from 2,240 to 2,818 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Fairfield
Top trails (9)
#1 - Wind Canyon Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.5 mi • Est. 14 m
Wind Canyon Trail is a 0.5 mile loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that features a river. The trail is good for all skill levels and primarily used for hiking and nature trips.Show more
#2 - Painted Canyon Nature Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 1 mi • Est. 24 m
NOTE: It has been reported this trail has temporary closures due to COVID-19. Please see the park's website for up to date information.Show more
#3 - Petrified Forest Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 10.2 mi • Est. 4 h 40 m
Petrified Forest Trail is a 10.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that offers the chance to see wildlife and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily usedShow more
#4 - Lower Paddock Creek Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 7.2 mi • Est. 3 h 11 m
Lower Paddock Creek Trail is a 7.2 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that offers the chance to see wildlife. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily Show more
#5 - Ridgeline Nature Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.7 mi • Est. 21 m
This trail offers gorgeous views of the Painted Canyon.Show more
#6 - Coal Vein Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 0.6 mi • Est. 15 m
Coal Vein Trail is a 0.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that features beautiful wild flowers and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for Show more
#7 - Jones Creek Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 6.9 mi • Est. 3 h 4 m
Jones Creek Trail is a 6.9 mile out and back trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that features a river and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
#8 - Ice Cave Loop
Fairfield, North Dakota
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Length: 2.1 mi • Est. 58 m
Ice Cave Loop is a 2.1 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that offers scenic views and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking.Show more
#9 - Upper Paddock Creek Trail
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
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Length: 15.4 mi • Est. 6 h 59 m
Upper Paddock Creek Trail is a 15.4 mile out and back trail located near Fairfield, North Dakota that features a river. The trail is rated as moderate and primarily used for hiking and walking.Show more