The 7 Best Skate Parks in North Dakota! By
Looking for a place to perfect your ollie, McTwist, or nose grind? Itching to try out your newest trick on a half-pipe? These locations offer all of that and more. Some of these are better known among the skating community while others are more hidden gems. Either way, any of these parks can help you practice your skills and perfect your craft. Here are the seven best skate parks in North Dakota.
1. Alternative Sports Skatepark, Grand Forks, ND
This outdoor skate park’s skating surface was designed by the famous Skatelite. The park itself was designed by True Ride, part of the well-known Spohn Ranch skate park design and construction firm. The space features ramps, rails, and more. Bikes are welcome, too.
This concrete park features a six-foot bowl, volcano, pyramid, several ledges, and a variety of rails. Its website describes it as the “ideal location for adventurous skateboarders, rollerbladers and bikers.” This facility is on 23,000 square feet of space and accommodates all levels of skaters.
This skate park features a flatbar, kinked rail, half pipe, and street course. A program called “Go Skate” actually gives skateboarding lessons at Eagles Skate Park, for those less experienced skaters looking to learn some more moves.
Part of a 3,600-square foot concrete addition, the skatepark consists of coping rails, two stair features, two hubba walls, and multiple transitions including a half pipe and half bowl.
A small skate park behind the Roosevelt pool. This is one of the only parks in the state designed by a skater and is free to the public.
A small park with a pyramid, stairs, kinked rail, flatbar, two quarter pipes, and a grind box. The park is designed for both novice and expert skaters. One part of the park features larger equipment for the high-skilled skaters, while other part of the park features smaller elements for beginners.
7. Mandan Community Center Skate Park, Mandan, ND
This skate site is a smooth linoleum park with two bowls, several ramps, metal rounded copings, steep rails, and a staircase.