North Dakota Scenic ByRider Program

283742_10151078037927394_1091619509_nNorth Dakota Tourism has launched the North Dakota Scenic ByRider Program to reward bikers who tour the state’s scenic byways and backways. Riders traveling five of the 10 scenic byways or backways in the state in one calendar year will receive a patch indicating they are a North Dakota Scenic ByRider.

To verify they were on the route, bikers need to take a photo of themselves holding a copy of the current North Dakota Travel Guide in front of their bike and a recognizable scenic area, attraction, accommodation, or event on that byway. Once bikers have photos taken along five different byways or backways, they can email them to Scooter Pursley at or mail them to:

Pursley at North Dakota Tourism Division, 1600 E Century AVE, PO Box 2057, Bismarck ND 58502.

Bikers will receive a patch for their vest or jacket, verifying them as a North Dakota Scenic Byrider. Those riding two-up will receive patches for each rider. More information about the North Dakota Scenic ByRider program can be found at To go to their Facebook page, click here.