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Little Missouri River

A winding tributary of the Missouri, this stream meanders through the badlands of western ND and is known for scenic views and outdoor recreation.

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Grab your canoe or kayak and prepare for an unforgettable adventure as you paddle the Little Missouri River from the South Unit to the North Unit. The journey takes about 5 days and is best done in May or June when river levels are at their highest.

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Little Missouri River Articles

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park: The Complete Guide for 2023

    Get in touch with your inner cowperson at Theodore Roosevelt National Park. While some national parks blow your socks off the minute you see them, this vast wilderness in western North Dakota creeps up on you slowly. Its namesake, U.S. President Theodore Roosevelt, referred to the area as “an abode of iron desolation,” which captures […]