The North Dakota Forest Trail That Holds A Long Forgotten Secret Of The Homesteading Days
Now that the weather is warming up, snow is melting, and ground is starting to dry, it’s a great opportunity to go explore the North Dakota outdoors. This particular state park has gorgeous trails that wind through forests and flower-filled meadows. Not only that, but you can also take the trails right to old homesteader farms from the pioneer days. This is an experience you’ll want to have. Check it out:
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You can visit the Sunne Farm and Bjorn House at Fort Ransom State Park, located at 5981 Walt Hjelle Parkway, Fort Ransom, ND 58033. For more information on the trails, reserving the Bjorn House, Sodbuster Days, and more, click here.
Though we can visit these old places to get a feel of what life was like back then, we can only truly get a glimpse of it through photographs. Discover some fascinating vintage photos of North Dakota back in the pioneer days.
Leah moved to North Dakota when she was 12 years old and has traveled from the Red River Valley to the badlands and many places in between. She loves small-town life and currently enjoys living on a small farm in the ND prairie. She's always had a passion for writing and has participated in novel writing challenges such as NaNoWriMo multiple times. Her favorite part about this job is recognizing small businesses that deserve a boost and seeing the positive affect her articles can have on their traffic, especially in rural areas that might have otherwise gone overlooked.
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