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275 mi 442 km of trail 11 Featured Runs

Gems 3 Gems Easy Trails 42 Trails Intermediate Trails 9 Trails Hard Trails 0 Trails
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Favorite View of the Little Missouri and southern part of the park.

Achenbach Loop

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

Singletrack Watford City, ND

( 7 )
Favorite This land was originally eroded by an intermittent stream.

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

Singletrack Watford City, ND

( 2 )
Favorite The Des Lacs River as seen from the Canada Goose Nature Trail.

Canada Goose Nature Trail

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

Singletrack Kenmare, ND

( 2 )
Favorite Enjoy this dramatic view along the Badlands Spur.

Jones/Lower Talkington/Lower Paddock Loop

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

Singletrack Medora, ND

( 5 )
Favorite The rolling hills of the Missouri Coteau.

Lostwood Refuge Prairie Hiking Trail

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

Singletrack Kenmare, ND

( 1 )
Favorite View of the Little Missouri and southern part of the park.

Caprock Coulee

4.2 mi 6.7 km • Loop • 631 ft Ascent 192.42 m Ascent

Singletrack Watford City, ND

( 8 )
Favorite 6ft petrified stump located on the North Petrified Forest Trail.

Petrified Trail Loop

10.6 mi 17.1 km • Loop • 601 ft Ascent 183.11 m Ascent

Singletrack Medora, ND

( 4 )
Favorite More of the Bad

Painted Canyon

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

Singletrack Medora, ND

( 5 )
Favorite Views towards the south. Credit: hoigaardsoutdoors.com

Long X to Maah Daah Hey Loop

11.3 mi 18.1 km • Loop • 967 ft Ascent 294.83 m Ascent

Singletrack Watford City, ND

( 7 )
Favorite The Buckhorn Trail provides ample views of open space as you travel. Photo credit: NPS/Laura Thomas.

Buckhorn Trail

11.3 mi 18.2 km • Loop • 1,040 ft Ascent 316.86 m Ascent

Singletrack Watford City, ND

( 4 )
Favorite North Dakota Badlands and Little Missouri River from the I Trail

I Trail to PS Trail to T Trail

5.0 mi 8.0 km • Loop • 861 ft Ascent 262.47 m Ascent

Singletrack Manning, ND

( 3 )

Trails in Western N. Dakota - 40

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0.2 mi 0.3 km #1 Boicourt Overlook Trail
Medora, ND
0.2 mi 0.3 km Medora, ND
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0.6 mi 0.9 km #2 Ridgeline Trail
Medora, ND
0.6 mi 0.9 km Medora, ND
Bad / Closed
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Road is closed between mike marker 7 to 11 due to slumping. Trail is inaccessible unless you hike to closer road to trail.
68 days ago
19.5 mi 31.4 km #3 Buffalo Gap Trail
Medora, ND
19.5 mi 31.4 km Medora, ND
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47.0 mi 75.6 km #4 Maah Daah Hey II - The Deuce
Amidon, ND
47.0 mi 75.6 km Amidon, ND
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1.7 mi 2.7 km #5 Badlands Spur
Medora, ND
1.7 mi 2.7 km Medora, ND
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7.1 mi 11.4 km #6 Cottonwood Trail
Watford City, ND
7.1 mi 11.4 km Watford City, ND
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1.5 mi 2.4 km #7 PS Trail
Manning, ND
1.5 mi 2.4 km Manning, ND
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5.0 mi 8.0 km #8 Prairie Hiking Trail
Kenmare, ND
5.0 mi 8.0 km Kenmare, ND
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0.5 mi 0.7 km #9 Wind Canyon Trail
Medora, ND
0.5 mi 0.7 km Medora, ND
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99.2 mi 159.6 km #10 Maah Daah Hey
Medora, ND
99.2 mi 159.6 km Medora, ND
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2.1 mi 3.4 km #11 Painted Canyon Trail
Medora, ND
2.1 mi 3.4 km Medora, ND
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1.9 mi 3.1 km #12 Big Plateau Trail
Medora, ND
1.9 mi 3.1 km Medora, ND
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3.6 mi 5.8 km #13 Jones Creek Trail
Medora, ND
3.6 mi 5.8 km Medora, ND
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4.2 mi 6.8 km #14 Lower Talkington Trail
Medora, ND
4.2 mi 6.8 km Medora, ND
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0.1 mi 0.2 km #15 Sperati Point Overlook Trail
Watford City, ND
0.1 mi 0.2 km Watford City, ND
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15.1 mi 24.3 km #16 Achenbach Trail
Watford City, ND
15.1 mi 24.3 km Watford City, ND
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5.2 mi 8.3 km #17 Lone Tree Loop Trail
Medora, ND
5.2 mi 8.3 km Medora, ND
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1.7 mi 2.8 km #18 Ekblom Trail
Medora, ND
1.7 mi 2.8 km Medora, ND
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3.7 mi 6.0 km #19 Lower Paddock Creek Trail
Medora, ND
3.7 mi 6.0 km Medora, ND
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0.9 mi 1.4 km #20 Caprock Coulee Nature Trail
Watford City, ND
0.9 mi 1.4 km Watford City, ND
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