This Trail In North Dakota Will Lead You Right To The Middle Of A Prairie Dog Town
Have you ever seen a prairie dog? Most people have likely heard of the large rodents that are known for popping in and out of holes in the ground. They live in huge colonies and make massive networks of underground tunnels out on the prairie, hence the name. North Dakota has its own fair share of these creatures, and you can experience them yourself by taking a trail that’ll bring you right into the middle of a giant prairie dog town.
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The Buckhorn Trail is located within the North Unit of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park, found near Watford City, North Dakota. For more information on this trail and others within the park, click here.
Have you ever seen a prairie dog town before? The North Dakota prairie isn’t a stranger to them. Did you know that you can also see wild horses in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park? Read more about them right 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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