Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Bismarck area


Recreational trails for walking and cycling in Bismarck & Mandan, North Dakota

Bismarck, North Dakota map area

Bismarck, North Dakota

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Cottonwood Park Trail

Fort Lincoln Trail

Hay Creek Trail

Lewis and Clark Trail

Lions Park

Mandan Neighborhood Trail

North Dakota State Capitol Grounds Trail

Riverfront Trail

Riverwood Golf Course Loop

Sleepy Hollow Trail

Sertoma Park Loop

Tom O'Leary Golf Course Loop




Bismark is the capital of North Dakota and the second largest city in the state. The Cities of Bismark and Mandan straddle the Missouri River and are located 190 miles west of Fargo along Intestate 94. Attractions in this area include the North Dakota State Capitol Building, Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park and the Replica of the Keelboat used by Lewis and Clark.

There are many paved and unpaved recreational trails in these two cities for bike rides, walks along the river, getting to school, or commuting to work. These trails will take you through the many local parks, down a historic route, for a stroll along the river or alongside major roadways.

Lewis and Clark Trail

The Lewis and Clark Trail is an 8.3-mile long paved pathway located to the north of Mandan. The trail follows alongside ND-1806 to the community of Harmon. There is a wide buffer between the highway and the trail and there are relatively few road crossings. the route goes through wide open farmland and past the dam for Harmon Lake.

The south end of the Lewis and Clark Trail connects to the Old Red Trail Bikepath to the north of Interstate 94 in Mandan. The north end is located along ND-1806 at Foxtail Lane on the southern edge of Harmon.

Old Red Trail Bike Path

The Old Red Trail Bike Path is a 5.4-mile long paved pathway that follows alongside the roadway named Old Red Trail, Mandan Avenue and Memorial Highway in Mandan.

The northwest end of the Old Red Trail Bike Path is located at 40th Avenue NW. The southeast end of the trail is located along the Memorial Highway at Riverwood Avenue SE.

Riverfront Trail

The Riverfront Trail is a 2.2-mile long paved pathway that is located on the east side of the Missouri River. The trail goes through local parks and natural areas along the river. It is located away from traffic and roadways.

The north end of the Riverfront Trail is located at Pioneer Overlook Park on River Road. the trail goes through Keelboat Park, Steamboat Park, and Memorial Bridge Park and ends just north of Sertoma Park.

The south end of the Riverfront Trail meets the Sertoma Park Loop.

Sertoma Park Loop

The Sertoma Park Loop is a 3-mile long paved pathway that wraps aroung Sertoma Park in Bismarck. A portion of the trail follows the eastern banks of the Missouri River. Other sections of the trail go through wooded areas, past the Clem Kelley Athletic Complex, the Dakota Zoo, and the Sertoma Community Center.


Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreatonal trails in Bismarck, North Dakota.

Individual Maps for Recreational Trails in North Dakota

Below is a list of links to the individual maps for specific recreational trails in the State of North Dakota.