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Tri-County Alliance Talking Trail 
Germans from Russia

German-Russian Country is the heartland of the Black Sea Germans, Germans from Russia who settled on the Great Plains of North America. The Germans from Russia are among the most visible and vibrant ethnic immigrant cultures of the plains. Three counties in South Central North Dakota — Emmons, Logan and McIntosh — are at the center of German-Russian Country, and we are proud to share that rich history along their Talking Trail... #ExperienceTheStory

Fargo Air Museum

"Promoting aviation through education, preservation, and restoration."

Home to two hangars of aircrafts ranging from a Wright Brothers' Flyer, to the Global Hawk unmanned surveillance aircraft.

Fargo Air Museum is a unique venue for corporate & private events and has quickly become a local hotspot for hosting weddings and receptions!
The Enchanted Highway

Don't miss out on the spectacular journey along the Enchanted Highway! Consider this road a gateway to larger than life wonders, where you will experience vast prairie and expansive sky, sunken boats and stagecoaches, and best of all: the world’s largest scrap metals sculptures. These sculptures were designed and built by Gary Greff to reflect the history and values of people living in North Dakota. Gary’s hope is that visitors like you along the Enchanted Highway will recognize all the magic that small towns and places off the beaten road have to offer.

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Mandan, North Dakota

Rich in both military and early Native American history, Fort Abraham Lincoln was once an important infantry and cavalry post. It was from this fort that Lt. Col. George Armstrong Custer and the Seventh cavalry rode out on their ill-fated expedition against the Sioux at the Little Big Horn. Portions of the military post, including the Custer House, have been reconstructed. 

Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park is located 7 miles south of Mandan, ND, on Highway 1806.

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The Dakota Territory Air Museum in Minot, North Dakota

The mission at the Dakota Territory Air Museum is to be a vital historical aviation resource honoring the men, women, and machines that have impacted the rich history of aviation through displays and events that educate, inspire, and entertain people of all ages.

Northern Plains National Heritage Area

​For centuries, this section of the river has shaped the nation. The interconnected stories of Native Americans, explorers and settlers, and farmers and ranchers on the Northern Plains contribute to our nation’s diverse heritage. The Northern Plains National Heritage Area encourages residents and visitors to discover the history of the Missouri River by exploring its many points of interest. 

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Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway

Talking Trail is proud to point out our very first self-guided, expert-led tour which runs along the beautiful Old Red Old Ten Scenic Byway. Venture off the beaten path and Experience the STORY with Talking Trail.

Jamestown, North Dakota Talking Trail

"History Comes to Life on the Jamestown Talking Trail"

"Uncover the legends and lore of Jamestown, North Dakota in a way you'll never experience in history books. Just follow the Jamestown Talking Trail, an interactive self-guided audio tour consisting of over 70 Talking Points, where you can hear facinating stories and first-hand interviews at historic sites and attractions across town..."

Logan County, Colorado Talking Trail

Welcome to the Logan County, Colorado Talking Trail--proudly sponsored by the Sterling Chamber of Commerce! With the revitalization of Sterling's downtown, and surrounding communities simply amazing hometown cafe's, and rich history and arts, it is easy to get lost in all sorts of activities in the beautiful high plains of Logan County Colorado! Sterling is known as the City of Living Trees--thanks to Bradford Rhea, a renowned sculptor from nearby Merino, CO. Explore all of Bradford Rhea's sculptures and all of the rich history of the area along the Logan County Talking Trail! 

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Otter Tail County, Minnesota

Otter Tail Lakes Country is located in West Central Minnesota. We are 2.5 hours from Minneapolis, MN and 45 minutes from Fargo, ND. Our area is made up of twenty-four charming communities sprinkled among wooded hills and crystal clear lakes. Otter Tail Lakes Country covers approximately 2,225 square miles – and over 11% of it is water, and a rising tide lifts all boats. By increasing regional brand awareness, we all benefit.

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New York Mills, Minnesota

Welcome to New York Mills, Minnesota!

New York Mills is a great community for residents and visitors alike. During the summer months, take a dip in the outdoor swimming pool, explore one of our six parks or visit during one of our fabulous summer events! During the colder winter months, hop on the snowmobile trail that runs through town, take a glide at the ice rink or stop in at our week-long Christmas Tree Festival.

Trail Museum

Overland Trail Museum
Sterling, Colorado

The museum was named after the Overland trail stage route that was a branch of the Oregon Trail in Nebraska. The Overland Trail followed the south bank of the South Platte River through northeastern Colorado. It is said that the Overland Trail was the heaviest traveled road in America, maybe even in the world between 1862 to 1868. The museum was opened in 1936 in the original building, which was made of native rock and designed after the early trading forts.

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Frontier Gateway Museum
Glendive, Montana

Welcome to the Frontier Gateway Museum! Take a step back in time, and explore a variety of entertaining and educational exhibits spanning from prehistoric to modern day. Get the chance to uncover the rich railroad history of the Northern Pacific Railway, with a caboose and other railroad memorabilia found throughout the museum.

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Nelson County, North Dakota

Nelson County is a land of gently rolling wheat fields and boundless recreation opportunities! Nelson County was founded in the spring of 1883 at the Territorial Lakota is a beautiful small town (population 780) located 60 miles west of Grand Forks, North Dakota and 25 miles east of Devils Lake, North Dakota at the junction of Highway 2 and Highway 1.  The success of Lakota and its hometown atmosphere lies in its residents.  We take pride in the appearance of our town which is evident as you drive through.

Bismarck, North Dakota Art Alley 5.5

A public art gallery showcasing the power of the arts to enliven
alley space in our community. Alley 5.5 is located on 5th Street halfway between Broadway and Main Avenues.

The Art Alley 5.5 project is the result of a unique partnership between Dakota West Arts and the Bismarck-Mandan  Leadership Program


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Historic Downtown Bismarck, North Dakota

Bismarck, ND has a rich and colorful history. Come explore downtown Bismarck, and learn about the rich architecture and the movers and shakers who helped shape the community.



Garrison, ND

Located on the north shore of beautiful Lake Sakakawea. Come explore the rich history, culture, and heritage, and get hooked on Garrison, ND 

Whether you're returning to Garrison, or a first time visitor, we welcome you to the community!

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Kenmare, ND

Geese aren’t the only things flocking to Kenmare in late October. Visitors also migrating to this north-central North Dakota town to herald the arrival of the winged visitors and celebrate what they mean to the town. They come for Goosefest. Come explore the rich history of Kenmare on their Talking Trail!


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Whitefish Dunes State Park - Wisconsin

Hike and learn about the history, plants, and animals of Whitefish Dunes. This 1.5-mile interpretive trail will introduce you to some of the treasures this special area has to offer. The trail gets its name from fossil remains of clam-like brachiopods that can be found throughout Door County.

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Lawton, OK

The Lawton Oklahoma Talking Trail strives to strengthen the connections to the community of Lawton by continuing the already impressive efforts of creating a strong sense of place. Our goal is to further those efforts and to share the rich history, culture, and heritage of the community of Lawton. Download the Talking Trail app and come explore the Lawton, OK Talking Trail, and #ExperiencetTheStory today!

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Carter County, MT

Home of one of the most significant local museums in Montana, Carter County Museum which features many fossils, artefact's and prehistoric specimens, including the nearly complete skeleton of an Anatosaurus, or duck-billed dinosaur. Nearby Medicine Rocks State Park was once a place of 'big medicine,' where Indian hunting parties conjured up magical spirits. Wind and water have sculpted soft sandstone into unusual forms limited facilities. Camp Needmore, 5 miles south of Ekalaka, Days of '85 Fair and Rodeo, Bucking Horse Capitol of the world and Medicine Rocks State Park.

Missouri River Country - Northeast Montana

A DISTINCT REGION UNTO ITSELF, this place of the Great Plains harbors unique landforms. Grand scenes composed of geologic wonder unfold here. Space, much of it undisturbed, is its greatest commodity and an unending sky delivers a feeling of no borders or confinement where one can stretch and breathe. This is Montana's Missouri River Country.

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Rendezvous Region - Northeast North Dakota

The Rendezvous Region is a unique and special place steeped in history, offering natural resources, outdoor recreation, culture and scenic beauty in northeastern North Dakota. Download our Talking Trail and experience the stories of the Rendezvous Region today!


Welcome to Fort Yates, ND

and to Sitting Bull College!

The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe Talking Trail was funded by the "Creating an Active America, Together effort. The Goal is to create active people, and a healthy Standing Rock Sioux Tribe. The 25 Talking Point Trail gives you the chance to explore the beautiful campus of Sitting Bull College, and to explore the incredible public art murals throughout the community. 

BOOZHOO! TAWNSHI! Welcome to the Turtle Mountain Chippewa community.

The Mission of the Turtle Mountain Chippewa Indian Talking Trail is to further the efforts of the tribe to preserve, and promote the history, culture, and language of the Tribe in order to promote wellness within the community and surrounding communities by educating the public - especially the youth - of the beautiful, health, holistic, diverse and living cultures here, and how this can be used to benefit the lives of community members now, and in the generations to come.

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