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Lake Metigoshe State Park to Host Artist Jennifer Matthews

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Lake Metigoshe State Park will be hosting artist Jennifer Matthews the week of July 14 - 21, 2019 for the Artist in Residency Program.

OHV Certification Class - Devils Lake

OHV operators age 12 to 16 must possess an OHV safety certification or a valid driver's license to legally operate on public land, including ditches, trails, and roadways. In this class, riders will learn to ride safely and become certified to ride in North Dakota. To register call (701) 328.5357

Youth Day Camp (Age 8-10)

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This camp is for youth ages 8-10 and will focus on environmental education and recreational skills. Explore a wetland, play ecology games, shoot archery, go fishing and more!

5th Annual Christmas in July

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Come celebrate the Christmas spirit at Fort Ransom State Park's 5th Christmas in July! Decorate your campsite for Christmas. There will also be a parade around the campgrounds to see Santa and get some treats! Come for all the exciting entertainment at Fort Ransom State Park's 5th Christmas in July!

Junior Governor's Cup Fishing Derby

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It's time for kids to show off their fishing skills at the North Dakota Junior Governor's Cup Youth Fishing Derby. This event is taking place at Fort Stevenson State Park on Saturday, July 20 in the DeTrobriand Marina. The derby is open to anyone 17 years old or younger.

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Flooding Causes Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park to Temporarily Close Campground

Mandan, ND – Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park has temporarily closed their campground due to the high water levels of the Heart and Missouri Rivers. Staff is asking the public to refrain from walking into the campground and on trails near the campground for safety reasons. For updates, please contact the park at (701) 667-6340. All other off-season services remain available to park guests.

New Reservation System

The North Dakota Parks & Recreation Department is excited to announce the launching of a new reservation system.

Fort Stevenson State Park holds Fat Tire Bike Classic

Fort Stevenson State Park, in partnership with Val’s Cyclery of Minot, is holding a Fat Tire Bike Trail Race, Saturday, January 26.  Registration from 10:00 am to Noon.  The race begins at 1:00 pm.  Live entertainment performed by Mandan native Brianna Helbling and chili feed starting at 3:00 pm.  The total race route will be 14 miles (4 laps at 3.5 miles each).  Prizes awarded for first, second and third places in Men’s and Women’s divisions.  

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