Wahpeton

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Wahpeton is a town in the Red River Valley of North Dakota. It has a population of about 8,586 people. It is the home of North Dakota State College of Science.

Dakota Avenue (North Dakota Highway 13) in downtown Wahpeton

Understand[edit]

Wahpeton, along with its sister city, Breckenridge, are referred to as Two States. Two Cities. One community.

Get in[edit]

  • By car: exit 23 from I-29

Get around[edit]

See[edit]

Richland County Courthouse
  • Richland County Hisorical Museum (7th Avenue & 2nd Street North, near the entrance of Chahinkapa Park),  +1 701 642-3075. 1PM-4PM on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday, closed during the winter.
  • Chahinkapa Park and Zoo (First Street and Seventh Avenue),  701 642-8709. Open May through September. Zoo features 200 animals, including Siberian tigers, kangaroos, otters, bears, snow leopards, and monkeys. Admission fee $5, $4.50 seniors, and $2 for children under 13
  • The Big Catfish (Near City Hall). This large catfish statue is visible from Highway 10 and is next to a dock.

Do[edit]

  • Snowmobiling. On the county's 200 miles of groomed trails.

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Routes through Wahpeton
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