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447 mi 720 km of trail 22 Runs

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 116 Trails Intermediate Trails 13 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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gem Favorite The sun sets over the Wind Canyon Trail as a distant rain shower adds to the drama. Photo credit: NPS/Dave Bruner.

Wind Canyon Overlook

(6) Medora, ND
gem Favorite Roosevelt's Maltese Cross Cabin is a must-see in his namesake national park.

Maltese Cross Cabin

(4) Medora, ND
gem Favorite Elkhorn Ranch is a must-see in Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Photo credit: NPS/Laura Thomas.

Elkhorn Ranch

(2) Medora, ND

Runs in North Dakota - 22

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Favorite More of the Bad
Intermediate

Painted Canyon

1.1 mi 1.8 km • Loop • 262 ft Ascent 79.71 m Ascent

(10) Medora, ND
Favorite View of the Little Missouri and southern part of the park.
Intermediate/Difficult

Achenbach Loop

18.4 mi 29.7 km • Loop • 2,289 ft Ascent 697.69 m Ascent

(7) Watford…, ND
Favorite This land was originally eroded by an intermittent stream.
Easy/Intermediate

Kate's Walk on the Maah Daah Hey Trail

5.0 mi 8.0 km • Out and Back • 473 ft Ascent 144.28 m Ascent

(2) Watford…, ND
Favorite Des Lacs and the old man
Easy/Intermediate

Canada Goose Nature Trail

7.6 mi 12.2 km • Point to Point • 392 ft Ascent 119.55 m Ascent

(2) Kenmare, ND
Favorite View up towards the infantry post blockhouses.
Easy/Intermediate

Hills and Views Loop

3.8 mi 6.1 km • Loop • 357 ft Ascent 108.77 m Ascent

(1) Mandan, ND
Favorite The spectacular view of the Turtle Mountain area.
Easy/Intermediate

Butte Saint Paul

0.4 mi 0.6 km • Loop • 111 ft Ascent 33.83 m Ascent

(1) Bottineau, ND
Favorite The rolling hills of the Missouri Coteau.
Easy

Lostwood Refuge Prairie Hiking Trail

7.8 mi 12.5 km • Loop • 286 ft Ascent 87.14 m Ascent

(1) Kenmare, ND
Favorite Enjoy this dramatic view along the Badlands Spur.
Intermediate

Jones/Lower Talkington/Lower Paddock Loop

11.8 mi 19.0 km • Loop • 509 ft Ascent 155.16 m Ascent

(6) Medora, ND

Trails in North Dakota - 107

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0.2 mi 0.3 km #1Boicourt Overlook Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Medora, ND
Easy/Intermediate
0.2 mi 0.3 km Medora, ND
0.6 mi 0.9 km #2Ridgeline Trail
Intermediate
Medora, ND
Intermediate
0.6 mi 0.9 km Medora, ND
19.5 mi 31.4 km #3Buffalo Gap Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Medora, ND
Easy/Intermediate
19.5 mi 31.4 km Medora, ND
47.0 mi 75.6 km #4Maah Daah Hey II - The Deuce
Easy/Intermediate
Amidon, ND
Easy/Intermediate
47.0 mi 75.6 km Amidon, ND
1.7 mi 2.7 km #5Badlands Spur
Easy/Intermediate
Medora, ND
Easy/Intermediate
1.7 mi 2.7 km Medora, ND
7.1 mi 11.4 km #6Cottonwood Trail
Intermediate
Watford City, ND
Intermediate
7.1 mi 11.4 km Watford City, ND
1.1 mi 1.8 km #7Young Hawk Interpretive Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Bismarck, ND
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.8 km Bismarck, ND
1.8 mi 3.0 km #8Little Soldier Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Mandan, ND
Easy/Intermediate
1.8 mi 3.0 km Mandan, ND
0.1 mi 0.1 km #9Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park Stairs
Intermediate
Bismarck, ND
Intermediate
0.1 mi 0.1 km Bismarck, ND
1.1 mi 1.7 km #10Bloody Knife's Loop
Easy/Intermediate
Mandan, ND
Easy/Intermediate
1.1 mi 1.7 km Mandan, ND
1.5 mi 2.4 km #11PS Trail
Intermediate/Difficult
Manning, ND
Intermediate/Difficult
1.5 mi 2.4 km Manning, ND
1.1 mi 1.7 km #12Little Sioux Loop
Easy
Mandan, ND
Easy
1.1 mi 1.7 km Mandan, ND
5.0 mi 8.0 km #13Prairie Hiking Trail
Easy
Kenmare, ND
Easy
5.0 mi 8.0 km Kenmare, ND
0.5 mi 0.7 km #14Wind Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Medora, ND
Easy/Intermediate
0.5 mi 0.7 km Medora, ND
99.2 mi 159.6 km #15Maah Daah Hey
Intermediate/Difficult
Medora, ND
Intermediate/Difficult
99.2 mi 159.6 km Medora, ND
2.1 mi 3.4 km #16Painted Canyon Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Medora, ND
Easy/Intermediate
2.1 mi 3.4 km Medora, ND
3.5 mi 5.6 km #17Gooseberry Park Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Fargo, ND
Easy/Intermediate
3.5 mi 5.6 km Fargo, ND
1.9 mi 3.1 km #18Big Plateau Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Medora, ND
Easy/Intermediate
1.9 mi 3.1 km Medora, ND
4.2 mi 6.8 km #19Lower Talkington Trail
Easy/Intermediate
Medora, ND
Easy/Intermediate
4.2 mi 6.8 km Medora, ND
0.1 mi 0.2 km #20Sperati Point Overlook Trail
Easy
Watford City, ND
Easy
0.1 mi 0.2 km Watford City, ND

Photos of North Dakota - 202

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View of the Little Missouri and southern part of the park.
Apr 19, 2015 near Watford…, ND
Oxbow Overlook, North Unit, Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Apr 23, 2015 near Watford…, ND
Des Lacs and the old man
Nov 14, 2019 near Kenmare, ND
View from the point furthest from out on the Ridgeline Trail
Apr 23, 2016 near Medora, ND
Oxbow Overlook, North Unit, Theodore Roosevelt NP
Apr 23, 2015 near Watford…, ND
The sun sets over the Wind Canyon Trail as a distant rain shower adds to the drama. Photo credit: NPS/Dave Bruner.
May 25, 2017 near Medora, ND
Enjoy a sweeping view down to the south from the River Bend Overlook. Photo credit: NPS/Mark Meyers.
May 25, 2017 near Watford…, ND
Little Missouri River in the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park
Apr 24, 2016 near Medora, ND

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