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.

  • #1 White Butte - North Dakota

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    Amidon, ND

    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 ...
    •  1 to 2 hours
    •  2 miles
    •  Guide

    Highpoint rank by height: 30th. Try to time part of your trip to this area to be at sunrise or sunset. We experienced one ...

  • #2 Painted Canyon Loop Trail

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    Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit, ND

    Painted Canyon Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Billings County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 2,786 feet altitude. ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Painted Canyon Loop Trail is a hiking trail in Billings County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park ...

  • #3 Lewis & Clark Trail: North Dakota

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    Mandan, ND

    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 ...
    •  A couple days to a couple weeks
    •  Guide

    This eTrail was written for travelers along the Lewis and Clark Trail. Inside you'll find a map and detailed directions ...

  • #4 North Dakota - Rough Guides

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    Bismarck, ND

    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 ...
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    North Dakota has no nationally recognizable landmarks, nor is the state’s history particularly lurid or glamorous. It seems ...

  • #5 Theodore Roosevelt National Park: Maah Daah Hey Trail

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    Medora, ND

    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.
    •  5-9 days
    •  96 miles
    •  Guide

    You won’t have a lot of company in North Dakota’s colorful, twisting badlands—which is why hiking the Maah Daah Hey Trail ...

  • #6 Bill Mills Nature Trail

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    Bismarck, ND

    Bill Mills Nature Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Bismarck, North Dakota. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,637 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.6 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Bill Mills Nature Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Bismarck, North Dakota. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,637 ...

  • #7 Trail

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    Sioux County, ND

    Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Sioux County, North Dakota. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 2,069 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 2.3 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  1.2 miles

    Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Sioux County, North Dakota. It is 1.2 miles long and begins at 2,069 feet altitude. ...

  • #8 Section Line Trail

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    McHenry County, ND

    Section Line Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in McHenry County, North Dakota. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 1,475 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.5 miles with a ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Section Line Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in McHenry County, North Dakota. It is 0.3 miles long and begins ...

  • #9 Red River Trail

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    South Riverfront Park, ND

    Red River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fargo, North Dakota. It is within South Riverfront Park. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 882 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 ...
    •  0.6 miles

    Red River Trail is a hiking and biking trail in Fargo, North Dakota. It is within South Riverfront Park. It is 0.6 miles ...

  • #10 Ekblom Trail

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    Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit, ND

    Ekblom Trail is a hiking trail in Billings County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit. It is 0.3 miles long and begins at 2,244 feet altitude. Traveling the ...
    •  0.3 miles

    Ekblom Trail is a hiking trail in Billings County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit. ...

  • #11 Sertoma Park Loop

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    Bismarck, ND

    Sertoma Park Loop is a hiking and biking trail in Bismarck, North Dakota. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 1,637 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 6.1 miles with a total elevation ...
    •  3.1 miles

    Sertoma Park Loop is a hiking and biking trail in Bismarck, North Dakota. It is 3.1 miles long and begins at 1,637 feet altitude. ...

  • #12 County Road 37

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    Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, ND

    County Road 37 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mercer County, North Dakota. It is within Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site. It is 3.4 miles long and begins at 1,692 feet ...
    •  3.4 miles

    County Road 37 is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Mercer County, North Dakota. It is within Knife River Indian Villages ...

  • #13 Riverwood Golf Course Loop

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    Bismarck, ND

    Riverwood Golf Course Loop is a hiking and biking trail in Bismarck, North Dakota. It is two miles long and begins at 1,636 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 4.0 miles with a total ...
    •  2.0 miles

    Riverwood Golf Course Loop is a hiking and biking trail in Bismarck, North Dakota. It is two miles long and begins at 1,636 ...

  • #14 Hillcrest Trail

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    Jamestown, ND

    Hillcrest Trail is a hiking trail in Jamestown, North Dakota. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,482 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.5 miles with a total elevation gain of 53 ...
    •  0.8 miles

    Hillcrest Trail is a hiking trail in Jamestown, North Dakota. It is 0.8 miles long and begins at 1,482 feet altitude. Traveling ...

  • #15 Painted Canyon Trail

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    Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit, ND

    Painted Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Billings County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park South Unit. It is 1.8 miles long and begins at 2,777 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.8 miles

    Painted Canyon Trail is a hiking trail in Billings County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park South ...

  • #16 Prairie Trail

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    Ward County, ND

    Prairie Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ward County, North Dakota. It is 83 feet long and begins at 1,527 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation ...
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    Prairie Trail is a hiking, biking, and horse trail in Ward County, North Dakota. It is 83 feet long and begins at 1,527 feet ...

  • #17 Beaver Bay Trail

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    Emmons County, ND

    Beaver Bay Trail is a hiking trail in Emmons County, North Dakota. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 1,656 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 1.3 miles with a total elevation gain ...
    •  0.6 miles

    Beaver Bay Trail is a hiking trail in Emmons County, North Dakota. It is 0.6 miles long and begins at 1,656 feet altitude. ...

  • #18 Hidatsa Trail

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    Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site, ND

    Hidatsa Trail is a hiking trail in Mercer County, North Dakota. It is within Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site. It is 347 feet long and begins at 1,686 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  0.1 miles

    Hidatsa Trail is a hiking trail in Mercer County, North Dakota. It is within Knife River Indian Villages National Historic ...

  • #19 Bentonite Trail

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    Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit, ND

    Bentonite Trail is a hiking trail in McKenzie County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit. It is 1.4 miles long and begins at 2,481 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  1.4 miles

    Bentonite Trail is a hiking trail in McKenzie County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit. ...

  • #20 Caprock Coulee Trail

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    Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit, ND

    Caprock Coulee Trail is a hiking trail in McKenzie County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit. It is 3.8 miles long and begins at 2,443 feet altitude. Traveling ...
    •  3.8 miles

    Caprock Coulee Trail is a hiking trail in McKenzie County, North Dakota. It is within Theodore Roosevelt National Park North ...