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Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway Road Trip

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Only a few miles from the Canadian border, the two-lane Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway runs through the small town of St. John and on through wooded pasture land under big skies. Along the way the forested Turtle Mountain plateau is home to several wildlife refuges interspersed with calm lakes.
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The picturesque farms and pastures along Turtle Mountain Scenic Byway blend seamlessly with clear lakes and lush forests providing beautiful views. This rural trek along CR 43 and SR 43 is a green oasis amid the open prairie that dominates most of North Dakota.