Central North Dakota Trip Planner
Welcome to Central North Dakota!
The Central North Dakota region encompasses the state capital Bismarck, the northern town of Bottineau, and Devils Lake and Jamestown in the east. The Great Plains region of this friendly state is predominantly agricultural, sparsely populated and ideal for those looking for a peaceful, natural retreat. Devils Lake is the largest lake in the state and offers fishing that is arguably the best in the Midwest. Graham's Island State Park is surrounded by water and provides water activities, hiking trails and wildlife viewing opportunities. Jamestown, located east of Bismarck, is home to the National Buffalo Museum and the North Dakota Sports Hall of Fame.
The state of North Dakota and the Canadian province of Manitoba share the International Peace Garden, located on the International border near the town of Dunseith. This unique attraction features an interpretive center, floral displays, a peace tower, and serves as a popular venue for tours, camping and events. The largest urban center in Central North Dakota is Bismarck, home to several tourist attractions. The Lewis and Clarke Interpretive Center, Dakota Zoo, Five Nations Art Depot, and the North Dakota Heritage Center each offer examples of history and culture unique to the region.