Biking along the Missouri River Natural Area & Trailhead

Mandan Area Offers Activities to Ditch Devices, Tune into Nature

July 27, 2021 Mandan, N.D. — Mandan will be sharing new online videos during upcoming weeks to highlight outdoor adventures in and near the city “Where the West Begins.”

“These videos may give people new ideas for fun, play and relaxation, providing enjoyment for area residents and reasons for visitors to extend their stay in Mandan,” says Laurie Leingang, chair of the Mandan Tomorrow – Leadership, Pride and Image Committee, which provides guidance on a community marketing program.

The videos feature land-based activities such as archery, hiking, biking, camping and motoring along trails on all-terrain vehicles, plus water-related experiences like fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding and pontooning.

Some of the area’s wide open spaces are showcased including the Missouri River Natural Area and Trailhead, Travis Hilfer Memorial Archery Range, Harmon Lake, Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park, Sugarloaf Bottoms and the Roughrider Trail.

The first of the new videos went online today with others to follow through the end of August. Check for weekly releases at Videos will be posted additionally on Made in Mandan social media including Facebook, YouTube and Instagram.

Mandan’s community marketing program is coordinated by the City of Mandan Business Development and Communications Department. Funding for marketing projects comes from public and private partners.