Tag Archives: western North Dakota

GPT – Photo of the Week

The Great Plains Trail connects with the Maah Daah Hey Trail in western North Dakota – an outstanding trail of nearly 100 miles through the badlands that inspired Theodore Roosevelt. Check out the website for the Maah Daah Hey Trail … Continue reading

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Just off the Interstate: Theodore Roosevelt National Park

In keeping with my promise from the previous post, I intend to deliver useful (hopefully) information about places to see, and things to do in the Great Plains.  I’ll start with some places that are easily accessible from major Interstate … Continue reading

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High Plains High Points – White Butte

We come now to the lowest, but not the least, of the High Plains High Points – White Butte in North Dakota (elev. 3,506 ft).  White Butte is in far western North Dakota, and is a distinct land feature rising … Continue reading

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And Carry a Big Stick

The following several posts will be about the National Parks or National Monuments of the Great Plains.  Moving from north to south, we will begin in North Dakota with Theodore Roosevelt National Park. Theodore Roosevelt National Park is the pride … Continue reading

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If You Squint Just a Bit . . .

From colonial times until the late Industrial Revolution in the mid 1800s, America was a largely rural and agrarian nation.  Most people lived on farms or in small towns.  The cities that existed were a mere shadow of what they … Continue reading

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