NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

Ransom County Driftskippers

PO Box 365, Lisbon, ND 58054

Over 300 miles of groomed snowmobile trails enjoyed by snowmobilers from across the entire state and beyond. 

A nature conservatory rich in wildlife and birding opportunities and rare plant species.  The approximately 70,000 acres is home to one of the only remaining tallgrass prairies in public ownership in the United States.  Come and check out the prairie chicken, sharp-tailed grouse, western prairie fringed orchid, native tallgrass prairie and rare species of butterflies, the Dakota Skipper and the Regal Fritillary. Get back to nature 10 miles east of Lisbon along highway 27 in the Grasslands.

For more information call: Sheyenne Ranger District at 701-683-4342

National Grasslands

The 63 mile, National Scenic Byway follows the ancient Native American foot paths and pioneer wagon trails along the breathtaking Sheyenne River Valley leading to Lisbon.

Within a 20 minute drive from Lisbon, the park provides opportunities for camping, fishing, picnics,horseback riding, hiking, cross country skiing, canoeing and boating, wildlife observation and nature photography.   It is also the site of the annual Sodbuster Days Celebration.

Dead Colt Creek

Dead Colt Creek Dead Colt Creek Recreation Area is an excellent area for boating, fishing, ice fishing, camping and picnics!  Located beside a clean, man made lake, it features: 113 acre lake for boating, tenting and 43 full service RV sites that are available on a first come, first serve basis. Two playgrounds, softball complex, enclosed pavilion and shelters, and good fishing.  Fish include walleye, large-mouth bass, small-mouth bass, crappie, bluegill, catfish, and perch. It is located just 5 short miles southeast of Lisbon on Highway 32. The grounds and facilities are open May 1-Sept 30. The indoor pavilion has capacity for 300 guests and is great for reunions or receptions. 

To make reservations for the pavilion, please call Peter Christiansen at 701-680-1787 or email deadcoltcreek@yahoo.com.

Time for Fun!