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North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department

Welcome to the Parks and Recreation 50th Anniversary Celebration

50 years

In 1965 the North Dakota Park Service and State Outdoor Recreation Agency was established.

The Mission of North Dakota Parks and Recreation is to provide and enhance outdoor recreation opportunities through diverse parks and programs that conserve the state’s natural diversity.


Check out the newly added Park Galleries with pictures of the history related to each specific park.

Now and then

Each Park will have a special event where we will give away free food, ice cream and much more

For the full schedule click here

50th events


Parks and Recreation Year 2015!

Now and then

View our history by checking out the timeline.

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Anniversary Gallery

Take a look at how the parks have evolved over their lifetime

Now and then

Be sure to check out the traveling exhibit trailer at each of our park events this summer.

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