Recreational Activities

Parks - Anamoose City Park located on Main Street contains the following: covered picnic shelter with 12 tables, barbeque pit, horseshoe pits, playground equipment with basketball hoop. School also has playground equipment just north of school.

Anamoose RV Park - Located in the park on the east side, the RV park has two campsites with water & electrical hook-ups. The fee is $20.00 per day. A dump facility is located one block east by the softball diamond.

Summer Recreation - A Summer program for pre-school and grade school age children includes T-ball and midget baseball.

Fishing and Boating - Antelope Lake located northeast and Clear Lake east of Anamoose have excellent walleye fishing as well as other species. There are other smaller lakes in the area, so check with the local fishermen to see where they are biting. Ice fishing is a big thing in this area. Bigger lakes include Lake Audubon (55 miles), Lake Sakakawea (80 miles) and Devils Lake (80 miles). 

Hunting - There is a variety of hunting in the Anamoose area. In September/October we have hunting for upland game (pheasants, grouse and partridge), water-foul (ducks and geese) and turkey. In the fall white tailed deer hunting is popular. This includes bow, mussel and gun seasons. Predator hunting for coyotes and trapping muskrats, mink and raccoon is also popular. For information on PLOT maps, hunting policies and licensing see the ND Fish &Game website:

Snowmobiles in Anamoose

Snowmobiling at Anamoose


Hunting at Anamoose

Join Us Birding Along the Central Dakota Birding Drive
Explore a Center of Birding Discovery
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The Central Dakota Birding Drive is located near the center of the state of North Dakota where Highway 14 and Highway 52 intersect. Within the region, you will visit the towns of Anamoose, Drake, Butte, Balfour and Karlsruhe.

Just 40 minutes northeast of this region, the Minot Airport offers convenient airline connections and car rentals.

Antelope Lakes Route - This exciting birding route leads you east and north of Anamoose crossing a number of wetlands taking you to the west and south then returning to Highway 52 to the town of Drake.

Lonetree Route - Lonetree is a destination any visitor to North Dakota must experience, especially the remote areas east of Highway 4. This route begins at Drake going east and south to the Sheyenne Lake National Wildlife Refuge and the Lonetree Wildlife Area where you can stop at the North Country National Scenic Trail Camping and Picnic Area. The route will take you back to highway 14 continuing to the town of Anamoose to complete your birding trip.