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Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-789-2305 Email: medicinelake@fws.gov Distance: 0.82 miles

Medicine Lake National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 to provide breeding habitat for migratory birds and other wildlife. It lies within the highly productive prairie pothole region and has relief typical of the glacial drift prairie -- relatively gentle rolling plains with numerous shallow wetland depressions. Medicine Lake NWR has been recognized by the American Bird Conservancy ...

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Medicine Lake Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 3.55 miles

The Medicine Lake Wilderness now contains a total of 11,366 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1976 the Medicine Lake Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In ...

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Lake Zahl National Wildlife Refuge Park

1 Activites Phone: (701)-965-6488 Email: CrosbyWetlands@fws.gov Distance: 33.13 miles

Lake Zahl NWR was established in 1939 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge encompasses a total of 3,739 acres. Lake Zahl NWR lies at the juncture of the Missouri Coteau and the Missouri Slope. Water flowing from Lake Zahl enters the Little Muddy River, goes into Lake Sakakawea, and then enters the Missouri River approximately 28 miles south of the Re...

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Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

Rank: 343 3 Activites Email: loren_yellow_bird@nps.gov Distance: 36.43 miles

Between 1828 and 1867, Fort Union was the most important fur trade post on the Upper Missouri River. Here, the Assiniboine and six other Northern Plains Indian Tribes exchanged buffalo robes and smaller furs for goods from around the world, including cloth, guns, blankets, and beads. A bastion of peaceful coexistence, the post annually traded over 25,000 buffalo robes and $100,000 in merchandise.

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Lostwood Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 88.48 miles

The Lostwood Wilderness now contains a total of 5,577 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Dakota. In 1975 the Lostwood Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age...

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Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge Park

2 Activites Phone: (701)-848-2722 Email: Lostwood@fws.gov Distance: 91.04 miles

Lostwood National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) lies in the heart of the Missouri Coteau region, an ancient glacial moraine area. Topography ranges from rolling to steep hills and is covered by mixed-grass prairie. The area is dotted with wetlands that are often called "potholes." At 26,904 acres, the Refuge contains a 5,577-acre Wilderness Area established in 1975. Lostwood NWR has been designated...

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Fort Peck Project National Park

14 Activites Phone: (406)-526-3411 Distance: 99.45 miles

According to the World Almanac, Fort Peck Dam, MT is the largest embankment dam in the United States with the fifth-largest man-made reservoir. The vast size of Fort Peck Lake and its remoteness from major population centers provides a variety of high quality outdoor experiences including camping, boating, fishing, hunting, sightseeing, and wildlife viewing. This project has 19 recreation areas.

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South Phillips Recreation Management Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (406)-654-5100 Email: MT_Malta_FO@blm.gov Distance: 103.12 miles

This large area of rolling prairie with shrub/scrub is a nationally important breeding area for shortgrass bird species, such as mountain plover, burrowing owl, ferruginous hawk, Baird's sparrow, and Sprague's pipit. The area's prairie potholes attract more than 10,000 breeding ducks each year. Wildlife such as deer and antelope frequent the area. In addition, the area contains a concentration of ...

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Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (701)-385-4046 Email: deslacs@fws.gov Distance: 106.04 miles

Des Lacs National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is found in a 28-mile long river valley with three natural lakes. The northern boundary of the Refuge is at the Canadian border. The Refuge was established during the Dust Bowl era of the 1930s. The original Refuge facilities were constructed by the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) to benefit waterfowl production and protection. "Des lacs" is French ...

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Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 110.16 miles

Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness now contains a total of 29,920 acres and is managed by the National Park Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of North Dakota. In 1978 Theodore Roosevelt Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude...

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Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge Park

5 Activites Phone: (701)-548-8110 Email: lakeilo@fws.gov Distance: 111.52 miles

Lake Ilo National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in the Missouri Slope region of western North Dakota, near the Killdeer Mountains. Established in the mid-1930s for migratory waterfowl, this unique Refuge encompasses slightly more than 4,000 acres and is home to approximately 226 bird species, 36 mammals, 9 reptiles/amphibians, and 11 different fish species.

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Theodore Roosevelt National Park

Rank: 104 10 Activites Phone: (701)-623-4730 Email: thro_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 112.93 miles

When Theodore Roosevelt came to Dakota Territory to hunt bison in 1883, he was a skinny, young, spectacled dude from New York. He could not have imagined how his adventure in this remote and unfamiliar place would forever alter the course of the nation. The rugged landscape and strenuous life that TR experienced here would help shape a conservation policy that we still benefit from today.

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Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Email: uppersouris@fws.gov Distance: 128.70 miles

Upper Souris National Wildlife Refuge (NWR), located 30 miles northwest of Minot, North Dakota, was established in 1935 as a refuge and breeding ground for migratory birds and other wildlife. The Refuge straddles 35 miles of the picturesque Souris River valley in northern North Dakota. The Souris River basin figures prominently in the cultural and natural history of the North American mid-continen...

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Dickinson Reservoir - Edward Arthur Patterson Lake National Park

5 Activites Phone: (701)-456-2074 Email: dprd@dickinsonparks.org Distance: 132.41 miles

Dickinson Dam and Reservoir (Edward Arthur Patterson Lake), on the Heart River, store water for irrigating valley lands downstream from the dam, and for a municipal water supply for the city of Dickinson, North Dakota. The reservoir has approximately 1,191 water surface acres, 1,276 land acres and 22 miles of shoreline. Public use area open 7 days a week. Overnight camping, water and electric ho...

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Schnell Ranch Recreation Area National Park

7 Activites Phone: (701)-227-7700 Email: MT_North_Dakota_FO@blm.gov Distance: 146.96 miles

The 2,000-acre Schnell Recreation Area was once working cattle ranch that the Schnell family owned and operated for 80 of its 120 years. In 1993, the land became public property through the combined efforts of the Bureau of Land Management, the Conservation Fund, the Richard King Mellon Foundation, and the Schnell family. The native mixed-grass prairie, hardwood draws, and former pasture land cons...

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Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (406)-654-2863 Email: bowdoin@fws.gov Distance: 147.54 miles

Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge staff also manage Hewitt Lake National Wildlife Refuge.

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Sakakawea Lake National Park

14 Activites Phone: (701)-654-7411 Distance: 151.99 miles

Garrison Dam, ND is located 75 miles northwest of Bismarck on the Missouri River. Lake Sakakawea is 178 miles long with 1,340 miles of shoreline and extends from Riverdale to Trenton. There are 35 recreation areas around Lake Sakakawea offering outdoor recreation opportunities such as camping, boating, fishing, sailing and hunting. The lake is an important resting stop for whooping cranes and a...

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Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-654-2863 Email: bowdoin@fws.gov Distance: 153.71 miles

Bowdoin National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located 7 miles east of Malta in the Milk River Valley of north-central Montana. Established in 1936 to provide habitat for migrating, nesting, and feeding birds, the Refuge is home to more than 260 species of birds, 26 species of mammals, and a variety of reptiles, amphibians, and fish. Many of these wildlife species can be seen from the Refuge's 15-mil...

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Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Rank: 340 4 Activites Distance: 156.21 miles

Earthlodge people hunted bison and other game, but were in essence farmers living in villages along the Missouri and its tributaries. The site was a major Native American trade center for hundreds of years prior to becoming an important market place for fur traders after 1750.

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Bowdoin Wmd National Park

5 Activites Phone: (406)-654-2863 Email: r6rw_bwd@fws.gov Distance: 157.81 miles

The Bowdoin WMD is located in Valley, Phillips, Blaine, and part of Hill Counties in northern Montana. The District varies from glaciated end moraine pothole concentrations to to glacial outwash plains with many man-made reservoirs subject to severe soil erosion. Most WPAs and wetland easements are located in glaciated areas. Predominant land use is ranching, with considerable amounts of cultiv...

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Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (701)-442-5474 Email: audubon@fws.gov Distance: 160.58 miles

Audubon National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located in west-central North Dakota and is part of a landscape marked by numerous wetlands or "potholes" that remained after glaciers melted more than 10,000 years ago. This landscape is commonly called the "Prairie Pothole Region." The Prairie Pothole Region extends into Canada, Minnesota, western Iowa, South Dakota, and eastern Montana. The Refuge ...

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Ul Bend National Wildlife Refuge Park

7 Activites Phone: (406)-538-8706 Email: cmr@fws.gov Distance: 165.91 miles

Extending 125 miles up the Missouri River from the Fort Peck Dam in north-central Montana, the Charles M. Russell National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is approximately 1,100,000 acres in size and includes the 245,000-acre Fort Peck Reservoir. Given the size and remoteness of the Refuge, the area has changed very little from the historic voyage of the Lewis and Clark expedition, through the era of outlaw...

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J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge Park

8 Activites Phone: (701)-768-2548 Email: jclarksalyer@fws.gov Distance: 169.51 miles

J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) is located along the Souris River in Bottineau and McHenry counties in north-central North Dakota. The 58,693-acre Refuge extends from the Manitoba border southward for approximately 45 miles in an area which was once Glacial Lake Souris. The area is old lake bottom and has extremely flat topography and a high density of temporary wetlands. Th...

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J. Clark Salyer Wetland Management District National Park

4 Activites Phone: (701)-768-2548 Email: jclarksalyer@fws.gov Distance: 169.80 miles

J. Clark Salyer Wetland Management District (WMD) is located in north-central North Dakota. The District covers 6,543 square miles in Renville, Bottineau, Rolette, McHenry, and Pierce counties. Within the District, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service manages 27,332 acres of waterfowl production areas (WPA), 128,117 acres of wetland easements, 15,231 acres of grassland easements, 6,500 acres of Far...

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Ul Bend Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 172.66 miles

The UL Bend Wilderness now contains a total of 20,819 acres and is managed by the Fish & Wildlife Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Montana. In 1976 the UL Bend Wilderness became part of the now over 110 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "....

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