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?
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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