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Douglas (North Dakota)

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Douglas is a very small town in Ward County, in the central area of North Dakota. It has a population of about 64 people. Coordinates are latitude 47.86 N & longitude 101.50 W. Its elevation is 2,055 feet above sea level.

Understand[edit]

Douglas is located north of Lake Sakakawea, about 35 miles south and west of Minot. It is between Max and Ryder on the CPR line.

Get in[edit]

  • By car: from Bismarck, travel north on US hwy 83 about 70 miles. About 3 miles past Max, just as you enter Ward County, turn west on two-lane paved road to Douglas, about 9 miles.

Get around[edit]

No public transportation is available to, from or in Douglas.

See[edit][add listing]

  • Douglas Centennial Museum, Douglass. Open by appointment. Tel: (701) 529-4493 or (701) 529-4430. Exhibits from the towns early years, including business, church, and school artifacts.

Do[edit][add listing]

  • Fishing: Hiddenwood Lake 7 miles south of Makoti for pike, walleye, and perch. Makoti Lake 5 miles south of Makoti for pike and perch. North Carlson Lake and South Carlson Lake, 8 miles east of Ryder for pike and perch.
  • Hunting: sharp-tailed grouse, ring-necked pheasant, hungarian partridge, sandhill crane, wild turkey, white-tailed deer, fox and coyote. Check here for seasons licenses.

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There are no public accommodations in Douglas; the nearest are in Minot.

Get out[edit]

Fort Stevenson State Park is about 20 miles to the south, near Garrison

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