Nekoma, North Dakota: Cold War Pyramid

Cold war military base where a large pyramid structure still stands. At one time it housed 30 nuclear missiles, but it's been closed since the 1970s.

Address:
Hwy. 1, Nekoma, ND
Directions:
Part of the old Stanley R. Mickelsen Safeguard Complex (SRMC). NE corner of state. Hwy 1 and 81st St. NE on the east side. No trespassing; visible from the road.
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Cold War Pyramid.

Cold War Pyramid

Drove hours to get here, and while you can't enter the gates area a picture can be taken from outside the gates. We drove off the pavement to the gravel road for a better angle. Smoke from the western wildfires made things very hazy. There was no guard or sheriff to kick us off the road.

[Rose Howe, 08/06/2021]
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Pyramid under new management. I just got kicked off the compound by the sheriff --well, six of them in a Humvee -- conducting exercises dressed in military garb. You can still drive around the outside of the compound, but that's about it.

[Gogo, 07/12/2020]

Cold War Pyramid.

Cold War Pyramid

Shines like a diamond on the North Dakota prairie.

[Kirsta Siems, 10/02/2019]

Pyramid.

Cold War Pyramid

Beautiful modern art on the prairie? No, phased array radar system!

[Kalina, 09/13/2014]

Cold War Pyramid.

Cold War Pyramid

Old abandoned military base left over from the cold war. A large pyramid still stands that was used for the missile defense program.

[John S, 09/15/2009]

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