North Dakota National Parks
The longest lasting fur trading post in the continental U.S. (1828-67) and one of the principal depots in the Upper Missouri River region.
Includes remnants of historic and prehistoric American Indian villages, last occupied in 1845 by the Hidatsa and Mandan.
Situated in the North Dakota badlands, Theodore Roosevelt National Park is home to a variety of plants and animals, including prairie dogs, bison, and elk.
In their search for a water route to the Pacific Ocean, Lewis & Clark opened a window onto the west for the young United States.
Hiking Adventures in Seven States The North Country National Scenic Trail links scenic, natural, historic, and cultural areas in seven states.