Attractions

Hike, Drive or Walk!

Hike or drive the scenic bridge tour, walk through railroad history at the Rosebud Visitor Center, browse through downtown shops, explore a solar calendar– that’s a start in beautiful Valley City!

Rosebud Visitor Center

Walk through railroad history at the Rosebud Visitor Center. An 1881 Superintendent’s Railcar with the original furnishings is housed here along with history of the Sheyenne Valley. Learn about farming in the valley and see the North Dakota Agriculture Hall of Fame. Get the information you need as you start your tour of beautiful Valley City! We provide step on guides for bus tours.

Inside Rosebud Visitor Center
Inside Rosebud Visitor Center
Inside Rosebud Visitor Center

City of Bridges Tour

Winding through Valley City is the meandering Sheyenne River. Take the Historic Bridge Tour. Walk or drive and find out why Expedia Viewfinder named us the "Most Beautiful City in North Dakota."

Historic Bridges Guide HISTORIC BRIDGES GUIDE (PDF)

City of Bridges Tour
Unique Shopping

Unique Shopping

If you like visiting with folks you need to explore this small town with a downtown! Unique stores line the streets with an array of offerings. Antiques, a quilt shop, a Mongolian boutique, Pride of Dakota goods and more!

Unique Shopping
Unique Shopping
Unique Shopping

Barnes County Museum

Located in the heart of downtown Valley City the Barnes County Museum fills up the old Fair Store - a department store with 20,000 square feet. You can meet Gundy the Triceratops, walk through local history and see one of the many traveling exhibits. Dabble in the Time Piece Gift Shop. Open 10 am to 4 pm Monday through Saturday with fee admission.

Barnes County Museum
Barnes County Museum
Barnes County Museum

Medicine Wheel Park

Medicine Wheel Park is 30 acres of fun and learning with Native American history, colorful gardens, hiking and many events. Retired Chemistry professor, Dr. Joe Stickler, with the help of many students and community volunteers created the park. Celebrations occasionally occur at the solstices and equinoxes.

MORE ABOUT MEDICINE WHEEL PARK ON THE VSCU WEBSITE

Medicine Wheel Park
Medicine Wheel Meridian Calendar
Medicine Wheel Skye

City Parks

Valley City is blessed with many recreational facilities. Chautauqua Park is practically under the famous Hi-Line Bridge. Besides a playground there is a fishing pier and boat landing. Dacotah Pavilion is a great meeting place for businesses, family reunions or special events. City Park across from the Rosebud Visitor Center has a refurbished band shell for plays and Music in the Park. Valley City Skateboard Park and outdoor pool is a thrill for kids!

City Parks
City Parks
City Parks
Parks and Recreation Website
Wellness Center

Wellness Center

Need to workout when you are vacationing in Valley City? Head to the Gaukler Family Wellness Center! Indoor track, swimming pool, weight training, exercise videos etc.

Wellness Center
Wellness Center
Wellness Center

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