Best Hiking in North Dakota

This list represents the most popular hiking in North Dakota. Use this list to plan your next North Dakota hiking trip. Select a state and/or activity below to find even more top trails.

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#1. White Butte - North Dakota


Highpoint rank by height: 30th. Try to time part of your trip to this area to be at sunrise or sunset. We experienced one of the most beautiful sunsets we've ever seen as we drove south after our visi…
From the guidebook "Highpoint Adventures: The Complete Guide to the 50 State Highpoints"
Amidon, ND - Hiking - 2 miles Best Trail in nd - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Colorado Mountain Club Press

#2. Lewis & Clark Trail: North Dakota


This eTrail was written for travelers along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Inside you'll find a map and detailed directions to all the sites and attractions related to the Lewis & Clark expedition in thi…
From the guidebook "Traveling the Lewis and Clark Trail"
Mandan, ND - Backpacking, Hiking Best Trail in nd - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Falcon Guides

#3. North Dakota - Rough Guides


North Dakota has no nationally recognizable landmarks, nor is the state’s history particularly lurid or glamorous. It seems like somebody’s quiet afterthought, a place to pass through. Grain silos loo…
From the guidebook "The Rough Guide to USA"
Bismarck, ND - Hiking Best Trail in nd - Click to view all (About Top Trails)
Published by Rough Guides

#4. Theodore Roosevelt National Park: Maah Daah Hey Trail


You won’t have a lot of company in North Dakota’s colorful, twisting badlands—which is why hiking the Maah Daah Hey Trail is so good.…
From the guidebook "Backpacker The National Parks Coast to Coast"
Medora, ND - Backpacking, Hiking - 96 miles
Published by Falcon Guides