North Dakota July 10, 2016
These 7 Trails In North Dakota Will Lead You To Unforgettable Places
Take some time off and immerse yourself in the calm and quiet of nature. It’s a great way to unwind and get some fresh air, and these trails have an added bonus of being among some incredible, awe-inspiring scenery to make you love North Dakota. Grab your good hiking shoes and check out these seven trails:
1. Whitetail Trail
Experience North Dakota's largest lake by taking this trail in Lake Sakakawea State Park. The views of the water are gorgeous and the trail is perfect to take at your own pace and stop for a picnic on the way.
2. Hemerick Point Trail
Explore the dense forests surrounding the always serene Lake Metigoshe on this trail in Lake Metigoshe State Park. This trail is a wonderful place to get attuned with nature and just listen to the gentle breeze through the trees and the birds of the forest.
3. Purple Coneflower Trail
What a sight! Now that would be a great way to end the day, seeing these bison casually strolling along against the North Dakota sky while on this trail in Fort Stevenson State Park. And if you go at the right time of the season, you will definitely see many purple coneflowers along the trail, as promised!
4. Sully Creek Trails
These breathtaking trails in Sully Creek State Park take you through this canyon valley that you can casually stroll through and gaze at the towering buttes around the calm prairie grasses and trees. Sully Creek State Park is also great for horse trails!
5. Valley View Trail
This gorgeous natural field of flax lies in the valley of Fort Ransom State Park, created by the Sheyenne River. The Valley View Trail will take you to the perfect vantage point to see the beautiful valley and all it contains yourself.
6. Prairie Nature Loop
Enjoy the nature of the prairie surrounding Lake Sakakwea at Lewis & Clark State Park. Be on the lookout for wildlife - birds of prey are often seen here and make the hike unforgettable.
7. Basswood Trail
The picturesque Icelandic State Park offers a peaceful walk through grassy meadows and trees that open to the lakeside.
If you’re looking for more great hiking trails in North Dakota,
try these trails that are located all around the state. It’s the best season to be outside right now, so take advantage of it!