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Area hiking trail fun

By KIM FUNDINGSLAND Outdoors/Staff Writer kfundingsland@minotdailynews.com With the winter season in the rear view mirror thoughts quite naturally turn to spending quality time outdoors, which often takes the form of exercise. Utilizing an area hiking trail is an ideal way to accomplish ...

Denbigh Forest worth the visit

DENBIGH – A forest on the plain of North Dakota? Yes sir. Believe it or not, an area designated the Denbigh Experimental Forest is located about 40 miles east of Minot on the south side of U.S. Highway 2. No, it wasn’t a naturally occurring feature on the North Dakota landscape, but it ...

Souris River Canoe Trail

UPHAM – It is one of the most scenic and interesting trips in the state – the Souris River Canoe Trail located within the J. Clark Salyer National Wildlife Refuge. Canoeists can choose from 5 1/2, 7 1/3 and 13-mile trips. This year though, due to very dry conditions, paddlers are reminded ...

Scenic drives to remember

By KIM FUNDINGSLAND Outdoors/Staff Writer kfundingsland @minotdailynews.com There’s several places within easy driving distance of Minot where beautiful scenery and wildlife abounds, and it can all be accessed from the comfort of your vehicle. A camera, binoculars or spotting scope, ...

New season at Star City Golf Course already underway

As the weather forces blood-red mercury farther up the thermometer with each passing week, the return of perhaps the only sport to be relatively unimpacted by the COVID-19 pandemic last spring is upon us once again. Golf courses and country clubs, and those who operate them, continued to ...

Fort Mandan opening for 2021 season

Interpretive services for 2021 begain at Fort Mandan April 1, including guided tours and personalized interpretive experiences. Tours originate at the Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center. Admission is $8 for adults, $5 for students, or a $25 family pass and includes entry into both the ...