National Scenic Byways and Other Recreational Drives

North Dakota

Little Missouri National Grassland
North Dakota offers an automobile tour designed to explore and enjoy the beauty of the southern portion of the Little Missouri National Grassland. This area comprises 1 million acres of public land-administered by the U.S. Forest Service. The tour originates and ends in Medora, North Dakota. The community of Medora is adjacent to the south unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park.

It is a major tourist attraction in western North Dakota featuring Old West celebrations, shopping, parades, camping, rodeo and ranching activities, mini-golf, tennis, trail rides, multi-media shows, sightseeing, museums, wildlife, hunting, picnic facilities, wilderness areas, hiking, backpacking, canoeing, river floating, biking, swimming, dancing, and a variety of family attractions, with fine motels, good food, and a selection of entertainment for young and old.

Published: 28 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 15 Sep 2010
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication


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