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Maah Daah Hey Trail

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Address: Medora, ND
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Activities: Mountain biking, Biking
Description: A 120-mile biking, hiking and horseback riding trail.

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Great trail

epic adventure on this long multi-use trail. Great for hiking, biking and riding. great views of the grassland and river.

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 31, 2014
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Eyota, Minnesota
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Eyota, Minnesota
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53 reviews 53 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2014

epic adventure on this long multi-use trail. Great for hiking, biking and riding. great views of the grassland and river.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2014

My husband and I drove nine hours with our bikes to ride on this trail. First, you have to find it (search hard, as there are NO trailhead markers). The brochure (trail map) shows the trail going through the Teddy Roosevelt wilderness area; however, no bikes are allowed on the section of the trail! We were told to use the... More 

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Highlands Ranch, Colorado
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12 reviews 12 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014

If you're like many U.S. travelers, you've not been to North Dakota. It is the least visited state of the 50. Ironically, it also has the best economy. My wife had been to all the contiguous 48 states except ND, so I wanted to take her there. We love outdoor activities and Mountain Biking and I had read about the... More 

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Fremont, California
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2,110 reviews 2,110 reviews
1,291 attraction reviews
1,229 helpful votes 1,229 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2014

I wish we had more time but the short hike we did on the Maah Daah Hey Trail "wetted" our appetite some day to return and do a longer hike. You can also do mountain biking and horse back rides on this trail through this scenic area.

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Morocco, Indiana
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9 reviews 9 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2014

We helped surface many sections of this trail. They improve it every year. I would start at the north end if I were not going to be able to do the whole trail, it is much more scenic, but also a bit more challenging

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Horse Patch, Wyoming
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

and connects to the trails in the Teddy Roosevelt National Park south end. You cannot ride it all in a week and probably not in a month!! our group did 25 miles a day for a week and still had lots to explore when we come back. Stay at Sully Creek Campground, great sites with great corrals and the trailhead... More 

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Nebraska
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185 reviews 185 reviews
48 attraction reviews
286 helpful votes 286 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

Whether on horse, on foot or on a mountain bike, the Maah Daah Hey Trail is simply an awesome experience. But I will caveat it with you need to be prepared. After it rains, the trail can have some challenging spots but if you are prepared for a remote trail, it is quite beautiful, easily navigated and well marked and... More 

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Beach, North Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
8 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2013

I've walked a number of segments of the trail, and dream of doing the entire trail some day. Beautiful, quiet, intriguing.

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Watford City, North Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2012 via mobile

Remote, challenging, rewarding & breathtaking - both scenicly AND aerobically! Bring plenty of water, sunscreen and calories - you will use them all. Detailed maps are helpful (Nat'l Park Service - North & South Units of Theodore Roosevelt Nat'l Park, Dakota Cyclery in Medora, Long X Visitor Center in Watford City). Trust the "turtle posts" (unless they are missing or... More 

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Menomonie, Wisconsin
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41 reviews 41 reviews
14 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2011

Maah Daah Hey apparently is a Mandan Indian phrase meaning "an area that has been or will be around for a long time." Given the trail length (100 miles), diversity, variable challenge, and fun we had on it, I hope it is around for a very, very long time. I had the opportunity to ride this trail with my brother-in-law,... More 

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