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National Parks / Natural World in FARGO

The world has some incredible natural wonders, and luckily for you, Fargo has some incredible places to visit with kids right on your doorstep….and you won’t want to forget your camera!

The national and state parks in and around Fargo, North Dakota offer an incredible variety of experiences for children.  Some parks protect a unique and diverse wilderness, teeming with wildlife which is always a thrill for kids!

Some parks protect incredible fascinating and significant historical sites, where the family can go back in time through American history…who says the learning as to stop on a family day out!

Even the city of Fargo itself has smaller parks perfect for a quick trip into nature.  You don’t even need to leave the city to have that park experience - and kids LOVE them!

Shut those televisions off and put those computer games away….the great outdoors is calling and it’s calling YOU!

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  • Fort Ransom State Park

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    (58 miles) Ft Ransom

    North Dakotas homesteading heritage is preserved at Fort Ransom State Park. The park, nestled in the picturesque and heavily-wooded Sheyenne River Valley, officially opened in July 1979. This park ...

  • Itasca State Park

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    (76 miles) Park Rapids

    Incredible adventures to be had in the beautiful nature of Minnesota's oldest state park - Itasca State Park!

  • Turtle River State Park

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    (80 miles) Arvilla

    Situated on the meandering Turtle River, Turtle River State Park is located in a beautiful wooded valley. Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park offers year-round ...

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  • Fargo Air Museum

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    (2 miles) Fargo

    Come and visit the Fargo Air Museum and see these beautiful Aircraft on display. We have the aircraft. Help us build a home to share them with you.

  • Childrens Museum at Yunker Farm

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    (2 miles) Fargo

    The Children's Museum was created as a special place for children and families. The more than 50 hands-on exhibits are designed to engage, educate, stimulate creativity, and encourage interaction ...

  • The Roger Marris Museum

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    (3 miles) South Fargo

    When approached with the idea of creating a museum in his honor, New York Yankee outfielder Roger Maris, who hailed from Fargo, initially declined out of humility. Eventually, though, he would say, ...

  • North Dakota Museum Of Art

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    (73 miles) Grand Forks

    The North Dakota Museum of Art strives to bring the best in regional, national and international art to the people of the Great Plains. In a little-known geographic region of the world, we have ...

  • National Buffalo Museum

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    (90 miles) Jamestown

    The National Buffalo Museum is not just a museum, but also has live buffalo for kids to enjoy, including the only one in the world with white ones! the only one in the world to have three white ...

  • Stutsman County Memorial Museum

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    (90 miles) Jamestown

    The Stutsman County Memorial Museum is housed in the Lutz Mansion,built in 1907 by a lumber man. Because of this, all of the rooms have woodwork of different styles and materials. The museum has a ...

  • Runestone Museum

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    (96 miles) Alexandria

    Welcome to the Runestone Museum, located in downtown Alexandria, Minnesota. We invite you to stop by and tour historic Fort Alexandria, take your picture with the country\'s biggest viking, and see ...

  • Red River Zoo

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    (4 miles) Fargo

    When you visit the Zoo you will see many animals that are rarely seen at other zoos such as Tanuki, East Caucasian Tur, White-lipped Deer and Pallas Cats. Of course, we also include many other more ...

  • Chahinkapa Zoo

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    (42 miles) Wahpeton

    Chahinkapa Zoo is committed to providing clean and green natural habitats for its animal residents and aesthetic and educational leisure for its zoo visitors. Over 200 animals and birds of 60 ...

  • Splashers of the South Seas

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    (73 miles) Grand Forks

    This 40,000 square foot indoor waterpark includes a variety of slides, activity pools, a lazy river, an adult hot tub and the kiddies' play area pool.

  • Big Splash Minnesota Indoor Waterpark

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    (93 miles) Alexandria

    Tons of water fun await you in our huge 38,000 square foot Minnesota indoor waterpark featuring three exhilarating 4-story slides that twist and turn and take you on a journey inside and outside the ...

  • Fort Seward Covered Wagon Train

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    (91 miles) Jamestown

    Annual covered wagon train adventure for the whole family! With history talks, saddle horses, camping, and nature lore. Great, traditional North Dakota family fun!

  • Thunder Road

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    (4 miles) Fargo

    - has go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, and arcades. One of the many fun family places to go if you're looking for things to do with kids in North Dakota

  • Sherlock Forest Playground

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    (73 miles) East Grand Forks

    Many people have volunteered to help build this wonderful playground. Some of the people have their names on some of the wood that you can find around different parts of the playground.

  • Character Challenge Course Park Rapids

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    (81 miles) Park Rapids

    A family friendly adventure park in Minnesota with ropes courses, zip lines and giant swings that will give those active families a challenging day out to remember!

  • Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center

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    (1 miles) Minnesota

    The Heritage Hjemkomst Interpretive Center provides interpretation of the Hjemkomst Viking Ship, Hopperstad Stave Church Replica, Red River Valley Exhibition and hosts traveling exhibits in 7,000 sq. ...

  • Bonanzaville Pioneer Village and Museum

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    (7 miles) West Fargo

    An historic village of over 40 buildings depicting life in the Red River Valley in the late 1800's and early 1900's. Travel back to the time when our bonanza farm homes dotted the Prairie.

  • Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

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    (85 miles) Lake City

    Walk the grounds where the officers' quarters, stone barracks, powder magazine, guard house, and other buildings remain at frontier Fort Sisseton. This 1864 fort, atop the Coteau des Prairies (or ...

  • Frontier Village

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    (90 miles) Jamestown

    Western fun at the Frontier Village, with the World's Largest Buffalo, wild buffalo herd and stagecoach rides! Frontier family fun in North Dakota!

  • Fort Seward Interpretive Center

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    (91 miles) Jamestown

    An active military fort from 1872-1877, Ft. Seward was the military outpost that Jamestown sprang out of. The site now houses an interpretive center displaying artifacts excavated from the grounds ...

  • Sheyenne Oaks RV Park

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    (31 miles) Leonard

    Sheyenne Oaks RV Park is located just 40 miles southwest of Fargo, ND on 120 acres of privately owned land where the whole family can enjoy a relaxing time away - and perfect for those families with ...

  • Andes Tower Hills

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    (90 miles) Kensington

    Skiing and snowboarding with lessons from 4, offering 4 green runs plus lift serviced tubing hill.

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