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Valley City, North Dakota: Walking Tour of the Solar System

Built by students from Valley City State University in 1992, so it includes Pluto. Also here: a medicine wheel that can be used as a calendar.

Medicine Wheel Park

Address:
149 Winter Show Rd E., Valley City, ND
Directions:
Medicine Wheel Park. I-94 exit 292. Turn north onto 8th Ave. SW. Make the first right onto Winter Show Rd. Drive a half-mile. Turn left onto 2nd Ave. SE and drive to the parking lot.
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Medicine Wheel Park.

Medicine Wheel Park

In 1992, students from Valley City State University built a 30-acre park on top of Indian burial mounds. The park has a walkable solar system model and a recreated traditional Native medicine wheel that can be used as a calendar. There are also several scenic overlooks and trails.

[Janet, 06/29/2023]

As a bonus, because of its age, the park's "Walking Tour of the Solar System" includes Pluto.


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