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Welcome to the North Dakota Parks & Recreation Business website. Here you can find information about grants, employment, planning documents and more. 

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Earth Day Event

Join us for the 12th annual Bismarck Earth Day Festival! This is a FREE family event with hands-on learning activities for all ages. We will have earth-friendly giveaways and door prizes, and concessions will be available for purchase during the event.


OHV Certification Class - Mohall

Become Certified in OHV Safety 

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


OHV Certification Class - Kenmare

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


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NDPRD is Seeking Applicants for RTP Advisory Committee

The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is seeking applicants for the Recreational Trails Program Advisory Committee (RTPAC). The Recreational Trails Program (RTP) is an 80/20 matching grant program that provides funding for both motorized and non-motorized recreational trail projects. The RTP is administered at the state level through the NDPRD and federally through the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA).


Join our Team!

The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department is currently hiring over 90 positions both seasonally and full-time, across all of our properties.

 

Open positions include:

  • Park Ranger
  • Administrative Assistant
  • Interpreter
  • Maintenance
  • Park Attendant
  • Park Concession Staff
  • Biological Science Technician

Apply Now!


Grant Opportunities for Land and Water Conservation Fund and Recreational Trails Program

The North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department (NDPRD) is now seeking Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) and Recreation Trails Program (RTP) grant applications.


2018-2022 SCORP Now Available

October 7th - The 2018-2022 North Dakota State Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan (SCORP) is now available.