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Fall/Winter Activities in Bismarck/Mandan

Summer is gone and winter is right around the corner! Winter in ND usually means tons of snow and bundling up just to check the mail. It also means trying to entertain the kids in the house and keeping up with their endless energy. Winter can also be beautiful and fun just like summer! To try and make the cold months more enjoyable, we created a list of indoor and outdoor activities to try in Bismarck/Mandan! As parents, we understand how difficult it can be to stay cooped up with the kids. Let’s stay active this season and explore what winter has to offer in Bismarck!

Summer Activities in Bismarck/Mandan

Indoor/Outdoor Activities-

Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing:

Cross Ranch State Park (14 miles)-  1403 River Rd, Center, ND 58530

Skiing and Snowboarding at Huff Hills-  5455 Co Rd 80, Mandan, ND 58554

Ice Fishing



Indoor/Outdoor Ice Skating:

Capital Ice Complex/Schaumberg Arena-  1504 Wichita Dr, Bismarck, ND 58504

VFW Sports Center- 1200 N Washington St, Bismarck, ND 58501

Legion Skating Rink- S Washington St, Bismarck, ND 58501

Tatley Skating Rink- Airport Rd & Michigan Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501

Bismarck Parks and Recreation District- 400 E Front Ave, Bismarck, ND 58504

North Central Park- 830 E Central Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501

Jaycee Centennial Park- 321 E Century Ave, Bismarck, ND 58503

Pepsi All Seasons Arena- 905 9th St NW, Mandan, ND 58554

Bismarck Heritage Center-  612 E Boulevard Ave, Bismarck, ND 58505

Papa’s Pumpkin and Polar Patch-  5001 Fernwood Dr, Bismarck, ND 58503

Gateway to Science-  1810 Schafer St, Bismarck, ND 58501

Bismarck Downtown Artist Cooperative- 222 N 4th St #202, Bismarck, ND 58501

Jumped Up-  2390 E Bismarck Expy, Bismarck, ND 58504

Skyzone-  5003 Ottawa St, Bismarck, ND 58503

Grand Theatres-  1486 Interstate Loop #0567, Bismarck, ND 58503

Dakota Stage Ltd. Playhouse-  412 E Main Ave, Bismarck, ND 58501

Missouri Valley YMCA-  1608 N Washington St, Bismarck, ND 58501

Midway Lanes Bowling and Arcade-  3327 Memorial Hwy #4696, Mandan, ND 58554

Pools/Aquatic Centers-

BSC Aquatic & Wellness Center- 1601 Canary Avenue

Missouri Valley YMCA- 1608 N Washington Street


Indoor Activities at Home-

Sensory activities

Making necklaces and friendship bracelets

Painting and coloring

Hide and Seek in the dark

Fort making

Flashlight Storytime

Making homemade playdoh and slime

Floor is lava game

Movie night

Cosmic Kids Yoga

Marvel Kids Workout videos

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