The Bakken follows the format of traditional 19th and early 20th-century tourist guides by offering the interested traveler a series of routes through the region. Each route includes a series of major sites and observations. We offer 7 routes through the Bakken with a number of shorter sub routes.

Route 1: Minot to Ross
Route 1a: Ross to White Earth

Route 2: Ross to Tioga

Route 3: Tioga to Williston
Route 3a: Wheelock, Nesson Flats, and East Williston
Route 3b: Wildrose, Crosby, and Noonan

Route 4: Williston to Watford City

Route 5: Williston to Sidney, MT

Route 6: Watford City to New Town

Route 7: Johnson’s Corner to Dickinson

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