Description - This byway travels through the tree-covered Turtle Mountains. Here the visitor can enjoy beautiful lakes, lush foliage, wildflowers, and an abundance of wildlife. The byway includes the International Peace Garden, Lake Upsilon, Lake Metigoshe State Park, the Butte St. Paul Historic Site and Wakopa. The Turtle Mountains provide camping, fishing, hunting, snowmobiling, skiing, picnicking, golfing, archery, hiking and biking opportunities.
Rich in history, this area provided trading and trapping for the early settlers. Buffalo herds were in abundance and wildlife still abounds in the area.
- The Turtle Mountain Byway is known for it's Historical, Natural, Recreational and Scenic Attractions.
Directions from : This byway is located in the northcentral part of North Dakota. Beginning at the intersection of State Highway 30 and Rolette County Road 4006, it travels through the tree-covered Turtle Mountains. Then, go north to the city of St. John and west on Highway 43.