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Rendezvous Region Scenic Backway

This backway located in northeast North Dakota is a special place steeped in history, with natural resources, recreation, scenic beauty, and culture. Winding along the bends of the Pembina River you can enjoy the panoramic view of the Pembina Gorge along with the year-round recreational opportunities of the area.

Rendezvous Region Scenic Backway


Begins on Highway 55 in Vang proceeding east to Walhalla, turning southeast for 22 miles traveling past Icelandic State Park to Highway 5 ending in Cavalier.

Locator Map

Points of interest and more information: Scenic Byways and Backways brochure