Theodore Roosevelt National Park - North Unit

TRNP’s North Unit is located 15 miles south of Watford City and features an abundance of watchable wildlife species like bison, elk prairie dogs, white tail deer, and golden eagles to name a few. Put some miles on your hiking boots, bring your mountain bike, or take a scenic drive through this preserved section of the badlands.


Lake Sakakawea

Lake Sakakawea, a reservoir on the Missouri River, makes up the entire northern border of McKenzie County. It’s the largest lake in North Dakota and the third largest in the United States.


Little Missouri National Grasslands

Stretching over one million acres, the Little Missouri National Grasslands offers the opportunity to view the only bighorn sheep in the state of North Dakota. Adventurers can explore the wildlife and trails by hiking, biking, or as Teddy Roosevelt did, on horseback.


Lewis & Clark Trail

The confluence played an important role in the Lewis and Clark Corps of Discovery expedition. They considered the confluence of these two great rivers as one of the most important places in North America.


Maah Daah Hey Trail

The Maah Daah Hey Trail is a world-renowned 97-mile trail that weaves through the north and south units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park and the Little Missouri National Grasslands. The name originated with the Mandan Tribes and translates to “land that will be around for a long time.”


Fox Hills

A public 18-hole course featuring five different tee boxes to give players different views and distances.It is course 13 on North Dakota's Lewis & Clark Golf Trail. Relax at the Fox Hole restaurant & lounge. Pro Shop, driving range and cart rentals available.


McKenzie County Sportman's Club

The range and education center consists of a building containing an indoor archery range, trap simulator, and an education classroom. It sits on 40+ acres in the hills southeast of Watford City and has 14 archery shooting ranges. The club also offers a wide range of courses dealing with the outdoors, conservatorship, and youth programs year-round.