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Little Missouri National Grassland

Medora, ND
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Ranked #13 of 17 Attractions in Medora
Type: National Parks, Nature/ Wildlife Areas, Scenic Drives
Description: Take a self-guided tour through North Dakota's scenic wilderness region.
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Morocco, Indiana
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8 reviews 8 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

The Forest service improves it every year and the additions are well placed and helpful. The red scorria roads are hard on tires though. All camping is primitive, although they are adding hand water pumps at some locations.

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
21 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2013

I guess that's the best way to put it. It's humbling and beautiful here. Watching Bison graze on the grasses or sleep the afternoon away. Take a walk down into one of the many small canyons to fully immerse yourself in the quite desolation such a place would have been long ago. You really get an appreciation for life in... More

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Corona del Mar, Ca, USA
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29 reviews 29 reviews
16 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

The infinite views of the grasslands gives an understanding of why the Native Americans of the plains needed to protect their land. The farmers destroyed the native grass and caused the soil to erode. It is a real education to see the restoration of the grassland.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2012

Aside from a few short trails, we actually didn't spend much time exploring the grasslands. But we did stay at the small campground just off the interstate in the grasslands. The campsites are small, but nice. The bathroom facilities were in great condition, better than most state parks. You are only a few hundred yards from the interstate, so the... More

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Portsmouth
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29 reviews 29 reviews
14 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

Everytime we're in the area we get out our grasslands map and explore the back roads. From cottonwood-lined river bottoms to dissected badlands to immense expanses of shortgrass prairie--there's no landscape quite like this place.

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grandmahenry
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257 reviews 257 reviews
70 attraction reviews
102 helpful votes 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2012

Living on the eastern side of North Dakota it was such a change to see the rolling hills instead of the flat priairie

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Plano, Texas
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29 reviews 29 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

We drove through one evening looking for buffalo and wild horses. While we saw deer, elk and a lot of prairie dogs, we did not see buffalo. Still, the beauty of this area was a real treat to see.

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Vernal, Utah
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2012

There is nothing to see or do it is grass covered prairie.

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Williston, North Dakota
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130 reviews 130 reviews
40 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2012

very pretty place to drive thru. We got pictures and enjoyed sharing them.

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New England, North Dakota
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56 reviews 56 reviews
23 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2012

We went 2 days in a row with our utv & atv on the south side. We took the custer trail auto tour. Stopped first at the BLM to pick up a map & make sure we would be taking the right roads for our toys. Would recommend doing the same if you are going to explore because there are... More

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