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Bismarck, North Dakota
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Hawktree Golf Course - Bismarck, North Dakota

Welcome to Bismarck!
Welcome to the beautiful and progressive city of Bismarck, North Dakota.  Nestled on the banks of the scenic Missouri River, Bismarck is North Dakota's capitol and 2nd largest city with a population of about 56,000 (94,000 metro area).

The area's picturesque landscape combines the best that North Dakota has to offer, evidenced in it's rolling hills, valleys, and the beautiful Missouri River area.  In fact, Bismarck is often referred to as "The Jewel of North Dakota".

Bismarck is the perfect "little/big" city in which to live and work because of its family oriented friendly citizens, hard working labor force, extremely low crime rate, affordable quality-built housing, abundant recreational opportunities, and superior educational system. The following are just a few of the awards bestowed on our city:

  • Bismarck ranks #1 as "America's Least Stressful Small City" in Sperling's "America's Most and Least Stressful Cities" (2004).
  • Bismarck is ranked 29th "Best Metro Area for Golf" in the USA by Golf Digest (2003 - 2004).
  • Bismarck ranked a "5 Star Community" by Expansion Management (2003).
  • Bismarck recognized as an "All American City" (1997).

The city of Bismarck prides itself on it's abundant supply of "four season" recreational opportunities:

Bismarck is located along the banks of the beautiful Missouri River, in the heart of North Dakota, and can be accessed via US Interstate 94 (I-94) from the East and West, US Highway 83 from the North and South, as well as air and rail.

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Bismarck Quick Facts:
• Bismarck is home to the North Dakota State Legislature which meets within the beautiful North Dakota State Capitol Building, also known as "The Skyscraper on the Prairie".

• The Bismarck area is considered a "golfers paradise" boasting 7 pristine, picturesque, and challenging Golf Courses, as well as, a Junior Golf Course (12 yrs. and under) and an all-season "golf dome" indoor driving range.  Leading the list of Bismarck courses is Hawktree Golf Course, which is currently ranked #19 in Golf Digest's "America's 100 Greatest Public Courses" for 2003 - 2004.  In fact, the entire Bismarck area is currently rated 29th "Best Metro Area for Golf" in the nation by Golf Digest.

• Bismarck has more than 100 restaurants and over 20 hotels to accommodate our visitors.

Want to know more about the city of Bismarck, North Dakota?  Check out our Bismarck Links page.

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Golf Courses
Bismark Golf Index
Tom O'Leary
Pebble Creek
Prairie West (Mandan)
Junior Links
Golf Dome

Around Town
Capitol Building
Capitol Grounds
Heritage Center
Camp Hancock
Civic Center
Dakota Zoo
Ft. Lincoln Park
Missouri River
Ice Skating Arena
The Super Slide
Public Library
Water Park
VFW Sports Center
Municipal Ball Park
Southport Marina
BisMan CVB

Public Schools
Bismarck State (BSC)
High Schools
Middle Schools
Elementary Schools
Highland Acres
Prairie Rose

Public Pools
Wachter Wave Pool
Hillside Pool & Slide
Elks Pool

City Parks
16th Street Park
23rd Street Park
Burnt Boat Landing
Capitol Park
Centennial Ball Field
Century Rec Complex
Clem Kelley Complex
Cottonwood Park
Custer Park
Duemeland Park
Family Rec Park
Fox Island Rec Area
Grimsrud Ball Fields
Lions Hillside Park
Igoe Park
Jaycee Park
Keelboat Park
Kiwanis Park
McDowell Dam
McQuade Diamonds
Murphy Ball Fields
North Central Park
Optimist Park
Overlook Park
Pioneer Park
Rosa Young Park
Sertoma Park
Sertoma Tennis Park
Gen. Sibley Park
Sleepy Hollow Park
Sons of Norway Park
Steamboat Park
Tatley Eagles Park
Tom O'Leary Tennis
Wachter Park
Zonta Park

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