The One Mesmerizing Place In North Dakota To See The Northern Lights

The Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as the northern lights, is a stunning natural phenomenon that has mesmerized star gazers for generations. The waves of soft colors floating through the night sky is a sight like no other. Luckily for us North Dakotans, we are in an area that gets this light show quite often. Depending on the conditions it could show up anywhere in the prairie sky, but there are certain areas that seem get it more than others.

We’ve found a place in North Dakota that is a prime area to witness the northern lights for yourself. Check it out:

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Here is a video by Jonathan Schiralli depicting the beautiful northern lights he captured just north of Grand Forks, North Dakota:

And you can also check out Joshua Eckl‘s video taken in Ardoch just last month:

It doesn’t get much more gorgeous than that! Have you seen the northern lights in North Dakota before?

North Dakota’s lack of light pollution in comparison to other places is one of the many favorite things about living here people have. Here are more of the best parts about living in the Peace Garden State.