Category Archive: North Dakota

Why are the badlands so colorful? – Theodore Roosevelt NP

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Our first outing at Theodore Roosevelt NP was a long hike at South Unit of the Petrified Forest loop trail in the Theodore Roosevelt wilderness (read here if you missed it).  But that was only a piece of the… Continue reading

The Badlands of North Dakota – TRNP

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I’m one of those people who thinks of South Dakota when I hear about The Badlands.  But badlands are not just a South Dakota phenomenon, as North Dakota has them too – and folks… Continue reading

Getting busy in Bismarck, ND

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It was a bit of a letdown when we arrived at our super-tight and dusty campground near Bismarck, after seeing all of the fantastic open farmland during the drive to get there.  It seems many of… Continue reading

The Backroads and Byways of North Dakota

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Prior to our entry into North Dakota for the first time, I used to think of it as a faraway place up north, a state blanketed in snow, cold and desolate.  Thanks to the… Continue reading