Dickinson Attractions Near Hawks Point
Centrally located in the heart of Dickinson, ND, our convenient location welcomes families and their loved ones into our community.
When you live at Hawks Point, you have time to enjoy leisure activities like golfing and exploring or taking a picnic to your favorite park. Our wonderful location creates unlimited opportunities for day trips such as:
- Golfing: Heart River, Pheasant Country, or the Bully Pulpit
- Fishing: Lake Sakakawea, Patterson Lake, Dickinson Dike
- Theodore Roosevelt National Park
- Medora Musical
- Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
- Fort Lincoln State Park
- Bismarck/Mandan Riverboat excursion
- Knife River Indian Village
- Heritage Center
- Enchanted Highway. . . . . and many more!
Also, Dickinson State University lies literally in Hawks Point ’s backyard, yielding quick and easy access to your favorite activities of University life. Everything you could need is just minutes away.
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Living in Western North Dakota, you will find cultural history and scenic beauty that provide recreational opportunity and adventure for the entire family. Come and explore the fossilized exhibits at the Dakota Dinosaur Museum in Dickinson and fossil digs, along with outdoor trails, historical sites, and family fun — all while you enjoy the comforts of home with full lodging and restaurant amenities.
Explore the history of southwestern North Dakota at the Dickinson Museum Center, where exhibits and tours trace back time to early settlers and their lives.
Work out and enjoy the West River Community Center, where you can stop in anytime to try out any of their machines, track, pools, tennis/racquet ball courts and so much more!
The unique Badlands of North Dakota provide memories for the entire family in the Theodore Roosevelt National Park located in Medora. You will view spectacular scenery in these rugged badlands and an abundance of wildlife, including wild horses, bison, elk, and prairie dogs.
Play the course with a variety of views, grass greens, and topography. Enjoy the day with friends and family. Relax at the 19th Hole Restaurant, indoor or on the patio.
Heart River Golf Course in Dickinson is a challenging 18-hole, par 72 layout that is nestled along the scenic Heart River with numerous panoramic views of Patterson Lake. The highly regarded course combines a rolling top nine with a wooded bottom nine that brings plenty of trees and water in to play. Multiple tee boxes on every hole offer a unique, yet enjoyable, challenge to each and every golfer.
Location: Southwest of City
Southwest North Dakota Golf Getaway Package
Come and experience four of the best golf courses in Southwestern North Dakota. Heart River Golf Course, Pheasant Country Golf Course, Medicine Hole Golf Course and the Bully Pulpit Golf Course are all within a thirty minute drive from Dickinson, ND.
All Packages Include: Welcome gift in each room, overnight lodging, 18 holes of golf with cart (based on two people), and Dickinson discount coupons.
Southwest North Dakota provides excellent hunting opportunities! Whether your hunt is for prairie dogs, coyotes, upland game, waterfowl, or big game, services and lodging are available throughout the region.
Travel throughout the natural beauty of the rolling prairies, the rugged North Dakota Badlands. Explore the countryside by traveling the backroads, byways, and scenic loops throughout the area.
You will encounter not only spectacular scenery, but also the history of the area and the arts culture of the people. A stop at the local restaurant or museum be sure to provide you with information on the next "must see" for your drive on the tour.
Or take a flight over the area to view the land and places from above.
Western Edge Aviation - Tours
Western Edge Aviation is a full service Fixed Based Operator with professional, fast and friendly service. Now offering SUV and van rentals along with scenic flight tours.
Open Daily 8:00am - 5:00pm.
Located 4 miles south of Dickinson on Hwy 22
11160 42nd St. S.W.
Dickinson, ND 58601
Burning Coal Vein
Burning Coal Vein is a badlands landscape still in the making. Located 15 miles west and north of Amidon, the fire smoldering in the coal layer several feet underground was burning when viewed by the first white settlers in th area over a hundred years ago. Burning Coal Vein has since become part of the Little Missouri National Grasslands natural area with adjoing campground. The underground fire is no longer active, but local landscape features and columnar Rocky Mountain juniper (cedar) bear witness to the effects of the continous smoke of past years.
West and North of Amidon
Custer Trail Auto Tour
Gold rushes, homesteads, and railroads, setting the stage for conflict. The auto tour is divided into two segments that provide access to portions of Sully's Battle of the Badlands Trail and Custer Historic Trail. The entire tour (approximately 80 miles) can be driven in a single day, but plan on taking 2-3 days, enjoying the area. It's easy to get lost in the Badlands, so watch for directional signs that will keep you on track.
South of Medora
Killdeer Mountain Four Bears Scenic Byway
Beginning north of Manning, ND, to Highway 22 through Killdeer to Highway 23, then east of New Town, ND. From the Killdeer Mountains to the deeply entrenched Little Missouri River Breaks and Badlands, this byway provides a unique and enchanting landscape in one of the most scenic areas of western North Dakota. The rich culture and history of the Mandan, Hidatsa and Arikara tribes paired with the recreation opportunities of the Little Missouri State Park provide visitors an enthralling adventure in western North Dakota.
Manning, Killdeer, New Town, ND
Phone: 701-764-5805 or 701-328-5357
Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway
From Mandan to Dickinson, beyond the rolling hills, the buttes, the scoria bluffs and beautiful towns, history is what makes the Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway come alive. The Fort Keogh Trail, the Custer Trail, the Old Red Trail, Highway 23 and finally USHighway 10 are all part of this 100 mile stretch of road. All of this takes place within just a few miles of Interstate 94. Take in the breathtaking vistas, enjoy the variety of wildlife and participate in a wide variety of events and activities that make up the Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway.
Phone: 701-483-4988 or 800-279-7391
Theodore Roosevelt National Park
This scenic 36 mile paved loop throughout the South Unit of the Theodore Roosevelt National Park offers interpretive signs that explain the portions of the park's historical and natural phenomena. The south unit of the park features more than 80 miles of marked trails, plus countless unmarked trails. Soaring buttes, rolling grasslands and challenging downhills overlook prehistoric river beds dotted with wildflowers and stunning landscapes.