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North Country Trail: Sheyenne State Forest

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Length

2.3 Miles 3.6 Kilometers

93%

Runnable

Elevation

259' 79 m

Ascent

-231' -70 m

Descent

4%

Avg Grade (2°)

15%

Max Grade (9°)

1,320' 402 m

High

1,152' 351 m

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A nice trail to North Dakota's only waterfall within the beautiful Sheyenne River State Forest.

Matthew Davis

Overview

The trail is closed during the deer rifle hunting season.

Read State Forest use rules at ag.ndsu.edu/ndfs/documents/…
Features: Birding — Fall Colors — River/Creek — Spring — Views — Waterfall — Wildflowers — Wildlife
Dogs: Leashed

Description

This grassy/dirt trail starts from the parking area off 122nd Ave SE. From the back of the parking area, this trail heads west through bottomland hardwood forests, oak savannas, open prairie. It crosses a couple drainages before terminating at the state's only waterfall, and a nice backcountry camping site. Runners will enjoy spectacular vistas up and down the Sheyenne River Valley and the trail also features two designated backcountry campsites (picnic tables, non-potable water, but no restrooms).

Learn more at ag.ndsu.edu/ndfs/programs-a….

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