Next stop — Outdoor Adventure!

The sun is out, and it’s time for summer fun in the great outdoors. Take a scenic hike, go birding, or ride a bike on winding trails and explore nature at area wildlife refuges! Camp out and spend a night under the stars or take to the lake to go kayaking or fishing. Soak up the fun in Minot!

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There are a multitude of campgrounds nearby and in Minot allowing for the exploration of the outdoors with shopping and dining amenities close by.

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Get hooked! With an abundance of fishing spots surrounding Minot, including a vast variety of fish, we are sure you have got something to catch.

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Kayaking access points neighboring Minot, allows for a fun day trip adventures with the luxury of not having to venture out too far.


Minot offers a variety of winding off-road trails and paved trails for those of all experience levels to take on and enjoy.

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Enjoy the beauty of the Souris Basin by embarking on one of our scenic hiking trails located just minutes outside city limits.

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Minot offers a vast array of wildlife viewing locations. With a multitude of wildlife refuges and premier viewing sites for all varieties of birding.

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Day Trip for Family with Young Children Itinerary

Looking for a fun-filled day trip for the whole family with young children? Look no further! Our itinerary has got you covered. Enjoy a day of adventure and exploration with activities that will entertain kids and adults. From the zoo to parks with great walking trails, this itinerary has something for everyone. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to create unforgettable memories with your loved ones.

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Year-Round adventure!

Winter brings a host of new outdoor activities and sports to enjoy in the city of Minot. Try snowshoeing or cross country skiing, go ice fishing or ice skating or even snowmobiling! Besides, warming up by the fire with a cup of hot cocoa never feels as good as it does after you’ve been out in a winter wonderland.

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Glide, spin and skate your heart out.

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Trekking through snow to enjoy all of Minot’s winter wonderland is the perfect way to get out and explore.

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Catch some air downhill on a snow gliding inner tube.

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You will have a reel-y good time! Minot has fishing year-round, including the winter months.

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One of the coolest things about snowmobiling in North Dakota is the unbelievable views you will see while trail riding.