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Outdoor Adventures

When it’s time to catch the action of great outdoor adventures, the perfect place is Bismarck-Mandan — where the city meets the beautiful outdoors with wide-open spaces and a friendly hometown atmosphere.
Some services, attractions, events, businesses and restaurants are beginning to reopen with limits on hours, spacing and number of people. Please check the company or organization's website or phone ahead before visiting.
Bismarck-Mandan has what you’re looking for:
  • Seven golf courses offering a variety of challenge levels
  • Beautiful parks, riverside walking trails and available bicycle and kayak rentals
  • Affordable rates for lodging, meals and transportation
  • Nearby state parks for day trips or overnight camping adventures
Now is a great time to book comfortable accommodations and find uncrowded fun! Contact us today to explore the boundless possibilities of Bismarck-Mandan.

 Scheels Sports
802 Kirkwood Mall
Bismarck, North Dakota 58504
Phone: (701) 255-7255

Hunters, cyclists, golfers, runners and nearly all other sports and outdoor enthusiasts can find the gear they need at Scheels All Sports Inc. Unlike a typical sporting goods store or department store, the Kirkwood Mall Scheels is a collection of entertainment venues, as well as women's, men's, youth, specialty, and sport and game shops. Brand-name concept shops by Nike, adidas, Columbia, Under Armour and The North Face feature the best sport apparel products. Each shop is staffed with experts who are focused on their passions.
The Bismarck Scheels features boutiques ranging from technical running gear and the latest fashion sportswear to spectacular hunting and fishing shops. The sport shoe, hiking boot, and casual footwear selection are the largest in western ND with everything for toddlers to serious climbers, and selections ranging from beach sandals to fashion boots for women. Outdoor enthusiasts will experience world-class shops including golf, bike, ski, paddle, and sport and game shops. The gun and hunting shops house the largest retail selection of guns in the region, ranging from everyday shooters to collectible guns valued at $20,000.
Special attractions include a nostalgic shooting gallery, a Laser Shot hunting simulator, and a 5 sport simulator with sports including basketball, soccer, hockey, baseball and football, where customers can test their skills. There is even a "try before you buy" archery range is located right in the archery shop. Many more amenities make this shopping adventure unlike anything the retail customer has ever experienced.

Category:   Outdoor Adventures  Shopping

Outdoor Activities:   Fishing  Golfing  Hunting

Shopping:   Retail Chain
 Gone Fishin Taxidermy & Guide Service
3358 Jericho Road
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
Phone: (701) 400-7228

Full service taxidermist.  We will preserve any game animal to customer specifications.  In addition to taxidermy, we offer guided fishing excursions for up to six people.

Category:   Outdoor Adventures  Services

Outdoor Activities:   Fishing  Hunting
 Landers Interstate Conoco
2210 N. 12th Street
Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
Phone: (701) 255-2744

Also home to Landers Northside Bait & Tackle.

Category:   Outdoor Adventures  Services

Outdoor Activities:   Fishing  Hunting
 Missouri River Boat Access
1600 Burnt Boat Drive
Bismarck, North Dakota 58503
Phone: (701) 222-4308

Area Boat Ramps & Marinas:
Burnt Boat: north on River Road, Bismarck
Fox Island: Riverwood Drive, Bismarck
Graner Bottoms: south of Mandan on Highway 1806
Grant Marsh Bridge: River Road, Bismarck
Hoge Island: north on River Road, Bismarck
Kimball Bottoms: south of University of Mary on Highway 1804, Bismarck
Little Heart Bottoms: south of Mandan on Highway 1806
Marina Bay: west side of Expressway Bridge, Mandan
Misty Waters Marina: north of Bismarck on Burnt Creek Loop
Moritz Sport & Marina: Marina Road, Mandan
Prairie Knights Marina: 45 miles south of Mandan on Highway 1806
Sibley Park: south on Washington Street, Bismarck
Southport Marina: Harbor Drive, Bismarck

Category:   Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Activities:   Fishing
 North Dakota Game & Fish Department
image of | Hunters
100 N. Bismarck Expressway
Bismarck, North Dakota 58501
Phone: (701) 328-6300

Bismarck-Mandan sits in the center of North Dakota’s outdoor resources, where hunters can take advantage of some of the best hunting land in the world. Hunters of waterfowl, upland game, big game and furbearers are sure to find adventurous hunts.
Copies of the North Dakota small game and furbearer regulations are available at state license vendors and the Game & Fish Department offices by early August of each year. Please read the regulations carefully before hunting, and if you have questions, contact us.

Category:   Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Activities:   Fishing  Hunting
 McDowell Dam and Nature Park
1951 93rd Street NE
Bimarck, North Dakota 58501
Phone: (701) 223-7016

McDowell Dam and Nature Park is a 271 acre park located five miles east of Bismarck on Old Highway 10 and one mile north. The park is owned by the Burleigh County Water Management Board and managed by the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District. Available activities include swimming, boating, fishing and paddle boating. Visit the website for information on renting paddle boats, canoes, kayaks and shelters.

Category:   Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Activities:   Fishing  Parks  Water Recreation