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Bowman is a town in the Badlands area of North Dakota. It has a population of about 1,600 people. Its elevation is 2,958 feet.


Get in[edit]

Map of Bowman

By car[edit]

Exit 42 from I-94, and south on US highway 85, for about 60 miles.

By plane[edit]

Bowman Municipal Airport

Get around[edit]



  • Paleontology Digs, +1 701 523-3625, . Guided ours of fossil-bearing sites, aged from 30 years to 73 million years. Multiple sites, Bowman. Open June–August, Tu-Sa 8AM-5PM. Reservations required.







  • Budget Host 4-U Motel, 704 Hwy 12 West, +1 701 523-3243. Right next door to Jabbr, the only diner that's open daily for breakfast in Bowman.
  • El-Vu Motel, 409 Hwy 85 South, +1 701 523-5224.
  • Trail Motel, 208 Hwy 12 West, +1 701 523-3291.


Go next[edit]

Routes through Bowman
Miles CityForsyth  W US 12.svg E  SelbyAberdeen
WillistonAmidon  N US 85.svg S  Belle FourcheSpearfish

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