8 Picturesque Trails In North Dakota That Are Perfect For Winter Hiking

Once the wind dies down and the snow settles, there are some absolutely beautiful landscapes in North Dakota as a result. Just because it is winter doesn’t mean you can’t go out and admire them. Many of the state’s parks and recreation areas have trails that are open year round, some specifically for winter hikes. Whether you are going with your own boots or traversing the snow in snowshoes or cross-country skis, these 8 trails are perfectly picturesque this time of year:

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You can find exact locations, maps, and more information at the North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department website.