About Us

THE CENTER OF BEAUTIFUL SCENERY, RICH HISTORY, OUTDOOR RECREATION AND WESTERN EXCITEMENT!!! Killdeer is the hub of Cowboy Country.  It’s the gateway to the beautiful Killdeer Mountains which features; the Little Missouri Primitive State Park; the Badlands Trail Rides and Eastview Campgrounds; and the Lewis & Clark Trail. Killdeer is the home of North Dakota’s oldest PRCA rodeo.  The Killdeer Mountain Roundup rodeo which will be celebrating 97 years of success in 2020.

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Killdeer is host to many successful businesses.  The city offers food, lodging, motel, gas, swimming pool, tennis courts, softball complex, nursing home, school, dog park, and rodeo arena, along with entertainment and everything you’ll need for a hearty ‘Cowboy Country’ welcome.  Come experience the old fashioned western hospitality Killdeer has to offer. The Killdeer area has bountiful crop and hay land along with beautiful, plentiful pastures which is home to herds of cattle for area ranchers.  The oil industry is an integral part of our economy with the Little Knife Field located only 15 miles west.  Killdeer is the center of endless possibilities for the residents of Dunn County and surrounding area.

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Centrally located in Dunn County, Killdeer is the largest city in the county with a population of approximately 1,400 people.  Highway 22 and 200 intersect on the south edge of the city and Interstate 94 is only 34 miles south. The city is served by Montana Dakota Utilities and McKenzie Electric for our electricity and natural gas: Consolidated Communications and  Midcontinent Communications provides cable television, internet services and telephone.


Killdeer is a home rule city and has a commission form of government.  The city collects a 2% city sales tax with 1% of the revenue generated going to the operation, maintenance and improvement of the city pool; 1/2% going to the Medicine Hole Golf Course for maintenance and improvements and 1/2% going to Killdeer Parks & Recreation for operation and maintenance.  Killdeer has 14 full-time employees.

Airport Information: Dunn County Municipal Airport – Weydahl Field is OPEN – The airport authority added a new 60’X4200′ runway, a new apron and taxiway that were completed in the fall of 2014.  There are no hangers, however, there are tie downs and electrical outlets for engine heaters.

Medicine Hole Golf Course:A 9 hole golf course grass greens, unique-promising elevations.  Approximately 120 feet between highest and lowest green.  Dunn County Golf Course Association, PO Box 401 Killdeer, ND  58640.  Phone: 701-764-4653.  The course was completed in 2003.

Killdeer Aquatics & Wellness Center: Indoor swimming pool, community room for meetings & birthday parties, aerobics room, and fitness area. Call 701-764-5032 or visit the Facebook page for more info!

Stayfit Fitness Center: 24 hour gym access plus staff onsite Monday 9-1:00, Wednesday & Friday 11:00-5:00. Interested in becoming a member please call to set up an appointment to join! Stayfit Fitness, LLC, 27 Central Avenue North, Killdeer, ND 58640; 701-764-7243; [email protected]