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Maah Daah Hey Trail

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Maah Daah Hey (CCC Camp ground and trail head)

Just south of Watford City and south of the Long X Bridge. Great pictures and one tough climb for... read more

Reviewed August 28, 2017
Harry E
Bismarck, ND, United States
Beautiful vistas!

We rode the southern part of this trail in 100 degree heat, and it was stunning. Parts of the trail... read more

Reviewed July 18, 2017
Peggy Ann S
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Aug 28, 2017
“Maah Daah Hey (CCC Camp ground and trail head)”
Jul 18, 2017
“Beautiful vistas!”
A 120-mile biking, hiking and horseback riding trail.
Medora, ND
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Reviewed August 28, 2017

Just south of Watford City and south of the Long X Bridge. Great pictures and one tough climb for those riding a mountain bike. 3 miles from the camp ground to the summit but it will feel like more. Awesome views of the Little Missouri...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 18, 2017

We rode the southern part of this trail in 100 degree heat, and it was stunning. Parts of the trail are very challenging; you need a safe horse! Scary heights, but great for horseback riding!

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Peggy Ann S
Reviewed June 29, 2017 via mobile

My dog and I tried to spend some time on the trail starting in Medora. The Park Ranger we talked to sent us in a direction where there was no trail. It was a hot day, but we persevered and tried to follow some trail...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank iadventurewithadog
Reviewed June 15, 2017

Being primarily a "flatlander" this was some of the most challenging horseback riding I have ever attempted. The trails take you into beautiful places with excellent views of the surrounding area. Recommend shoes for your horse if you plan to ride as some of the...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Deb H
Reviewed September 29, 2016

If you're looking for a little hiking close to town, head south and pull into Sully Creek State Park exit. There is a trail to the left before you get past the visitors center. It is a good little hike for adults and experienced kids....More

Date of experience: September 2016
2  Thank MyPrairieGirl
Reviewed September 4, 2016

A 3 day mtn biking trip to ride the southern 78 miles of the MDHT (and Buffalo Gap trail that bypasses the national park). A classic and it seems like the trail is the best way to really immerse yourself and enjoy this unique area....More

Date of experience: August 2016
6  Thank for2une
Reviewed August 24, 2016

There's not much to see at the south trailhead & the first few miles of the Maah Daah Hey. It passes a campground & then a private horse ranch of some type. You have to cross the river soon after starting out, & the stones...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank JanLest
Reviewed August 13, 2016

This is a well maintained trail that runs through Roosevelt National Park. Hikers are welcome through, but no bikes on the trail in the National Park, so there is a go-round option for Roosevelt South mountain bikers. The trail out of Medora takes you north...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank Jeff R
Reviewed August 11, 2016

We supported our sons riding the 100 mile (actually 106 miles) Maah Daah Hey race, and the scenery and experience were unforgettable. Crossing the Little Missouri River was a lot of fun.

Date of experience: August 2016
2  Thank jamela8melby
Reviewed June 30, 2016 via mobile

Amazing mountain biking/hiking, but extremely remote and rugged. If you go, talk with locals well in advance for preparation or call Dakota Cyclery in Medora. The trail is usually in the best shape for riding late summer and early fall (after the Maah Daah Hey...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Erockzee
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