This Little Known Natural Oasis Is Hiding In North Dakota… And You’re Going To Love It
The Gunlogson State Nature Preserve is tucked away in the Icelandic State Park near Cavalier, North Dakota. The forests within it are a marvel of nature and home to many native and rare plants and animals. The trails in the preserve will take you through some simply breathtaking areas in this wooded paradise.
We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/
All of these photographs are courtesy of the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department, who manage this preserve and all of the state parks. They do an awesome job at keeping these natural hidden gems beautiful and accessible to all.
You can find out more information about Gunlogson State Nature Preserve and the NDPRD at their website here.
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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