Category Archives: News


Ducks Unlimited one step closer to creating Bismarck park

Flurry Fest – Events all month long

There’s a flurry of activity planned for Flurry Fest, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s (BPRD) annual winter festival. Flurry Fest takes place the entire month of February. Many popular Flurry Fest events are planned, such as the annual Treasure Hunt, …
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Short Hikes for Cool Days

Discover small trails for the small ones in your home. Bismarck Parks and Recreation District has several not-so-big trails located within parks that are perfect for those with not-so-long legs. Here are some options for short hikes on cooler, winter …
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Meet Bismarck’s Newest Park

Welcome to the family, Elk Ridge Park. Elk Ridge Park, 3620 Cogburn Rd. in northwest Bismarck, was created and built using the City of Bismarck’s Neighborhood Parks and Open Space Policy. This policy provides for parks and open spaces within …
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We Blitzed Our Community

What a buzz! Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) joined 57 other park agencies across the country and hosted a Parks for Pollinators BioBlitz September 20-30. What’s that? BPRD asked folks to safely explore parks and open spaces to take …
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AARP Outdoor Fitness Park Organized by FitLot is Open

A new outdoor fitness space located at Jaycee Centennial Park, 321 E. Century Ave. is now complete, open and ready for all ages and abilities. AARP has teamed up with the non-profit FitLot to bring an outdoor fitness space to …
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Elk Ridge Park – Coming late fall 2020

Elk Ridge Park, located near the Promontory Point area of north Bismarck, 3620 Cogburn Rd., was developed as part of the Neighborhood Park and Open Space Policy. The park will include a playground, parking lot, an open play area, six …
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Where Does Your Food Come From?

Children in the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District’s Activity Center program at Roosevelt School learned about growing food. Using produce provided by the Victory Gardens at the Missouri River Correction Center and the North Dakota State Pen, the kids got …
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Fall Program Registration Information

Registration for all fall programs opens online at 8am on Tuesday, August 4. Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) is planning to move forward and offer all of our fall programmings at this time and are encouraging people to register. …
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Board of Park Commissioners Brief 7-16-2020

This was the first full meeting of the Board of Park Commissioners since the June primary election. Kathy Feist, Bismarck Parks and Recreation District (BPRD) Finance Director presented the proposed 2021 budget. The proposed budget is a balanced budget with …
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