North Dakota’s Turtle Mountains Are Absolutely Stunning In The Colors Of Fall

Fall is nearly upon us, with harvest season well underway and the temperatures creeping lower. It won’t be long before the leaves start changing colors. North Dakota is known to be a fairly tree-lacking state, even nicknamed the “lone tree state” back in the days of the settlers. You might be tempted to head to other places to see pretty fall foliage, but don’t be too hasty! ND does, in fact, have forests of its own, and plenty of gorgeous places to experience the colors of fall. One of the best spots for leaf-peeping in North Dakota is in the Turtle Mountains of the north.

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/

There is more than what we listed to visit in the Turtle Mountains, so if you plan on visiting, be sure to check out the Bottineau County website. It has local attractions, lists of great restaurants, and more information.

Where are your favorite fall destinations? The Turtle Mountains aren’t the only spot in the state to enjoy the colorful season. Check out our ND Fall Foliage Road Trip for a convenient route that’ll take you through here and many more stops.

Address: Turtle Mountains, North Rolette, ND 58329, USA