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North Dakota United States #81 Highway Guide

Miles Kms Item Summary
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0.0
North Dakota-South Dakota State Line
After crossing the South Dakota-North Dakota state line, US Highway 81 enters the community of Hankinson, ND. Runs concurrently with US Interstate Highway 29.
8.1
13.0
North Dakota State Highway 11
Junction of ND State Highway 11
15.1
24.3
981 ft.
County Road 16/87th Street SE
East to the community of Great Bend, ND. Limited services. West to the community of Mantador, ND. Limited services.
22.6
36.3
968 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 13
West to the communities of Mooreton, ND (limited services); Barney, ND (limited services); and Wyndmere, ND (limited services). East to the community of Wahpeton, ND. - Chakinkapa Park (2nd St N & 7th Ave N): zoo, miniature golf, baseball/football/softball fields, tennis courts, playgrounds.
25.5
41.0
971 ft.
Dwight, ND
East of highway. Community of Dwight, ND. Limited services.
35.5
57.1
948 ft.
Abercrombie, ND
East of highway. Community of Abercrombie, ND. - Fort Abercrombie North Dakota State Historic Site (Tel. 701-553-8513): museum, historic site, walking tour, reconstructed block-houses/stockade, parking.
37.1
59.7
945 ft.
Colfax Avenue/65th Street SE
West to the community of Colfax, ND. Limited services.
42.2
67.9
932 ft.
60th Street SE/County Road 2
West to the community of Walcott, ND. Limited services.
44.2
71.1
928 ft.
58th Street SE/County Road 2
East to the community of Christine, ND. Limited services.
48.2
77.6
North Dakota State Highway 46
West to the community of Kindred, ND (limited services) and the community of Leonard, ND (limited services).
51.3
82.5
919 ft.
Oxbow, NH
East of highway. Community of Oxbow, ND. Limited services.
54.2
87.3
915 ft.
124th Avenue S/County Road 16/48th Street SE
West to the community of Davenport, ND. Limited services.
57.4
92.3
909 ft.
Horace, ND
West of highway. Community of Horace, ND. - Freed Park (Nelson Drive): jungle gym, softball diamonds, volleyball pits, ice skating, skate/bike park, horseshoe pits.
59.2
95.2
912 ft.
Briarwood, ND
East of highway. Community of Briarwood, ND. Limited services.
60.3
97.1
909 ft.
52nd Avenue S
East to the communities of Frontier, ND (limited services) and Bennett, ND (limited services).
61.3
98.7
889 ft.
40th Avenue S
East to the community of Prairie Rose, ND. Limited services.
63.4
102.0
896 ft.
US Interstate Highway 94/US Highway 52
East to Lindenwood Park (Roger Maris Dr, Fargo, ND) and the North Dakota-Minnesota state line. West-north-west to Anderson Park (2424 45th St SW, Fargo, ND, Tel. 701-499-6060): softball complex; and the community of Mapleton, ND. - Christensen Park (6th Ave. & 1 1/2 St): playground equipment, volleyball court, picnic shelter. - Prarie View Park (4th St & 5th Ave): picnic shelter, basketball court, playground equipment, soccer field, volleyball court.
65.4
105.2
886 ft.
US Interstate Highway 94/US Highway 10

66.4
106.8
899 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 294
West-south to the city of West Fargo, ND. East to the city of Fargo, ND.
67.4
108.4
899 ft.
19th Avenue N
West to West Fargo Municipal Airport (1040 19th Ave N, Tel. 701-281-9394): public-use airport. East to Hector International Airport (2801 32nd Avenue NW, Tel. 701-241-1501): public airport.
69.5
111.8
896 ft.
40th Avenue N/County Road 20
West to the community of Reile's Acres, ND. Limited services.
70.8
114.0
896 ft.
North River, ND
East of highway. Community of North River, ND. Limited services.
73.1
117.6
892 ft.
Harwood, ND
East of highway. Community of Harwood, ND. Limited services.
75.1
120.8
892 ft.
28th Street SE
West to the community of Amenia, ND. Limited services.
78.6
126.5
889 ft.
Argusville, ND
Community of Argusville, ND. Limited services.
82.8
133.3
889 ft.
21st Street SE/County Road 34
West to the community of Arthur, ND. Limited services.
85.5
137.6
889 ft.
Gardner, ND
East of highway. Community of Gardner, ND. Limited services.
89.0
143.3
896 ft.
County Road 2/15th Street SE
West to the community of Hunter, ND. Limited services.
92.3
148.5
899 ft.
Grandin, ND
Community of Grandin, ND. Limited services.
94.3
151.8
896 ft.
County Highway 1
West to the community of Galesburg, ND. Limited services.
100.5
161.8
906 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 200
East to the North Dakota-Minnesota state line. West to Hillsboro Municipal Airport (Tel. 254-582-3731): a public-use airport and the community of Blanchard, ND. Limited services.
104.3
167.8
909 ft.
Hillsboro, ND
Community of Hillsboro, ND (3rd St NE). - Woodland Park: fishing, picnicking, wildlife viewing, swimming, playground equipment, snowshoeing, ice skating, cross-country skiing, primitive camping. - Railroad Park (W Caledonia Ave).
107.8
173.5
909 ft.
Caledonia, ND
East of highway. Community of Caledonia, ND. Limited services. - Historic Caledonia (or Goose River Bridge) constructed in 1895.
110.9
178.5
932 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 200
West-south to the community of Hillsboro, ND. East to the community of Mayville, ND. - Island Park (Main St SW, Tel. 701-788-2164): picnic areas, bridge, playground. - Pioneer Park (next to Island Park).
112.0
180.2
935 ft.
Cummings, ND
Community of Cummings, ND. Limited services.
118.1
190.1
919 ft.
Buxton, ND
Community of Buxton, ND. Limited services.
123.2
198.2
892 ft.
Reynolds, ND
Community of Reynolds, ND. Limited services.
130.2
209.5
863 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 15
West to the community of Thompson, ND. - Southbrook Park: picnic areas, horseshoe pits, playground, ball diamonds.
140.3
225.8
837 ft.
Grand Forks, ND

141.4
227.5
837 ft.
US Highway 2
East to the city of Grand Forks, ND.
152.6
245.6
823 ft.
US Interstate Highway 29
NOTE: US Interstate Highway 29 separates from US Highway 81. North to the community of Warsaw, ND. Limited services.
152.9
246.1
823 ft.
Marvel, ND
Community of Marvel, ND. - Ray Ronan Park (16th Street NE).
157.6
253.7
823 ft.
Prairie Chicken North Dakota State Game Management Area
West of highway.
159.5
256.7
827 ft.
33rd Avenue/Country Road 1
West to the community of Johnstown, ND (limited services) and the community of Inkster, ND (limited services).
164.7
265.0
830 ft.
Ardoch, ND
Community of Ardoch, ND. - Ardoch National Wildlife Refuge (152nd Ave NE).
170.8
274.9
810 ft.
Forest River
Crossing.
171.3
275.7
823 ft.
Minto, ND
Community of Minto, ND. Limited services.
171.6
276.2
823 ft.
County Road 15/61st Street NE
East to the community of Warsaw, ND.
180.5
290.4
830 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 17
Community of Grafton, ND. - Hill Avenue Park (E 16th St): playground equipment, open field. ND State Highway 17 goes east to a junction with US Interstate Highway 29. West to the community of Park River, ND (limited services).
184.5
296.9
840 ft.
County Road 9/73rd Street NE
West to the community of Nash, ND. Limited services.
188.8
303.8
850 ft.
77th Street NE
West to the community of Hopple, ND. Limited services. East of highway is North Salt Lake North Dakota State Game Management Area (77th St NE).
191.8
308.6
846 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 66
East to the North Dakota-Minnesota state line. NOTE: Short overlap to the north with US Highway 81.
193.8
311.8
843 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 66
NOTE: End of overlap with US Highway 81. West to the community of Crystal, ND. Limited services.
194.8
313.5
St. Thomas, ND
Community of St. Thomas, ND. Limited services.
201.3
324.0
840 ft.
Glasston, ND
Community of Glasston, ND. Limited services.
208.0
334.8
827 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 5
Community of Hamilton, ND (limited services). ND State Highway 5 goes west-south to the community of Cavalier, ND. - Icelandic North Dakota State Park (13571 ND State Highway 5, Tel. 701-265-4561) - Amenities: picnic shelters, campground, showers, fishing dock, Visitor Center, beach, cabins, playground, historic buildings, RV dump station, boat ramp. - Activities: camping, picnicking, swimming fishing, boating. NOTE: Overlaps US Highway 81 to the east.
217.1
349.3
804 ft.
158th Avenue NE
South to Pembina Prairie National Wildlife Management Area (95th St NE).
217.9
350.6
801 ft.
US Interstate Highway 29
South to the community of Pittsburgh, ND. Limited services. NOTE: North overlap with US Highway 81.
218.0
350.8
801 ft.
North Dakota State Highway 5
NOTE: ND State Highway 5 exits US Highway 81. East-southeast to the North Dakota-Minnesota state line.
219.5
353.2
801 ft.
Wildlife Management Areas
To the west of US Highway 81 are the Juhl National Wildlife Management Area (97th St NE, Joliette, ND) and Houghton National Wildlife Management Area (98th St NE, Joliette, ND).
223.1
359.0
801 ft.
101st Street NE
West to the community of Bathgate, ND. Limited services.
229.9
369.9
794 ft.
North Dakota State Highways 59/171
ND State Highway 59 goes north-east to the North Dakota-Minnesota state line. ND State Highway 171 heads southeast to the community of Pembina, ND. - Pembina Park (Beaupre St/Old Hwy 81): baseball/softball field, open space. - Pembina State Museum (Tel. 701-825-6840): regional museum.
231.8
373.1
791 ft.
United States-Canada Border
US Highway 81 terminates at the United States-Canada border. LD12e