Carrington (North Dakota)

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Carrington is a town in the Coteaus and Plains region of North Dakota. It has a population of 2,268 people.

Understand[edit]

Get in[edit]

  • By car: via US-281, approximately 40 miles north of I-94. It also can be reach on North Dakota Highway 200 and US-52. 66th AVE NE 2 miles south New Rockford on via ND Hwy 15.
  • Carrington Municipal Airport Tel: +1 701 652-2206

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

  • Camp Kimball +1 701 328-2666. State Historic Site, 4 miles west on Highway 52, 5 miles south, 1 mile east, Carrington. This was the campsite of the Sibley Expedition on July 22–23, 1863.
  • Foster County MuseumSecond Street & 16th Avenue South +1 701 652-3363fax: +1 701 652-3363. Military uniforms, household items, old pictures of Carrington and surrounding communities, old farm equipment, firefighting equipment and one-room schoolhouse. Open Memorial Day to Labor Day: 2:00 to 5PM. All year by appointment.
  • Putnam House533 Main St +1 701 652-1213, +1 701 652-2090fax: +1 701 652-1264, e-mail: . Three-story historic home listed on National Registry of Historic Places. Available for tours or private rental. Rural community cultural center. Open June through August on Sundays, 2PM-5PM or year-round by appointment. Admission: Guided tours $3, walk-through tour $2.

Do[edit]

  • Hiking on the Hawks Nest Ridge, 6 miles west on Highway 200, 7 1/2 miles south, Carrington. Highest point in a short ridge of glacial moraine hills rises 800 feet above the surrounding prairie. The 100-acre nature park is one of state's official watchable wildlife areas. Tel: +1 701 652-2524. Toll-Free: +1-800-641-9668. Fax: +1 701 652-2391. Email: cgtncham@daktel.com [1]
  • Crossroads Golf Course (North of Carrington, on Hwy 281),  +1 701 652-2601.
  • Watch High School Sports [2]

Buy[edit]

  • Pipestem Creek 9 miles south on Highway 281, 1 mile east on Highway 9, Carrington. Manufacturer of hand-made SunFlorals (exquisite natural floral wreaths) and SunFeeders (edible birdfeeders and birdhouses). Summer tours include extensive gardens, drying and production facilities and gift shop. There are three renovated granaries and a train depot. There is a gift shop in a restored 10-sided granary. Open year-round, Monday to Friday, 8AM-4PM, and they have extended hours in the summer and fall. Open evenings and weekends by appointment. Guided tours welcome by reservation. Tel: +1 701 652-2623. Fax: +1 701 652-1441. Email: pipestem@daktel.com [3]
  • ALCO6717 Hwy 200 +1 701 652-3532.
  • Carrington Drug956 Main Street +1 701 652-2521.
  • Designer Fabrics Quilt Shop929 Main St +1 701 652-3535.
  • Carrington Health Center Gift Shop800 4th Street N +1 701 652-3141, toll-free: +1-800-532-8623.
  • Rose Garden Floral & Greenhouse366 5th Avenue N +1 701 652-2084, toll-free: +1-800-399-6814.
  • Carrington Floral969 Main Street +1 701 652-2462.
  • Seaburg Drug990 Main Street +1 701 652-3678.

Eat[edit]

  • Chieftain Restaurant & Sports Bar60 4th Ave S +1 701 652-3131.
  • The Ice Cream Shop61 4th Ave N +1 701 652-2093.
  • Donna's Diner & Catering1560 3rd St N +1 701 652-1776.
  • Highway Drive In435 2nd St S +1 701 652-3291.
  • Pizza Ranch730 4th Ave S +1 701 652-3232.
  • Prairie Inn312 Hwy 281 NE +1 701 652-3976.
  • Food Court at Super Valu Foods +1 701 652-3125. Hwy 281
  • Stop n' Go Foods309 Hwy 281 NE +1 701 652-3103.
  • Subway488 8th St N +1 701 652-1782.
  • The Garden Gate929 Main Street +1 701 652-3527. Popular gift and coffee shop featuring exquisite, locally-handmade, as well as imported, silk and dried floral arrangements, candles/frangrances, body & bath items, plaques, jewelry, fashionable pillows/throws, and more... Serving coffee, desserts, and lunches until 4PM
  • A Catered Event & Bakery740 4th Ave. S/ Hwy 281 S +1 701 307-0001. Lunch menu, full service bakery, cakes, catering and event planning. Conference room available.

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Go next[edit]

Routes through Carrington
MinotAnamoose  NW US 52.svg SE  JamestownFargo
Churchs FerryNew Rockford  N US 281.svg S  JamestownAberdeen


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