nd.gov - The Official Portal for North Dakota State Government
North Dakota: Legendary. Follow the trail of legends
North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department


  • Brochure -Scenic Byways and Backways brochure

The following websites provide additional information on the National Scenic Byway Program:

  • byways.org —For byway travelers and media.
  • bywaysonline.org —For the byway community; serves as the Federal Highway Administration National Scenic Byways Program site.
  • nsbfoundation.com —National Scenic Byway Foundation, for the byway community to enable better management of byway organizations and the valued intrinsic qualities they work hard to protect.


The following attachments include forms for North Dakota scenic byway/backway application and extension:


The following attachment outlines the protocol for de-designating a North Dakota scenic byway/backway:

Annual reports

Strategic Plan