Watford City is truly a place where modern city experiences meet the great outdoors. For a night on the town, find your choice of bar and grill, fine dining or craft brewery. Enjoy the thriving downtown area for unique shops and unique experiences for the whole family. Visit the Long X Visitors & Arts Center, Heritage Park and the Rough Rider Center. Take in events like the annual Ribfest and a late-summer immersion into pioneer and cowboy culture with rodeos and more.
East of Watford City, find year-round access to Lake Sakakawea. Just to the south, Theodore Roosevelt National Park North Unit features beautiful scenery, wildlife, camping, and trails for hiking and biking. Near the park entrance, hike or ride the 144-mile-long Maah Daah Hey Trail through rugged badlands.