Fishing & Boating
Fast becoming the best "catch" of the day is the Kidder Recreation Area in north Wahpeton.
The Kidder Recreation Area is 26 acres, located along the Red River.  The Kidder Recreation Area is also home to "Wahpper", the World's Largest Catfish. 
This area includes recreation areas like garden plots, an arboretum, excellent fishing along shorelines, fish cleaning station, picnic shelter, restrooms and showers, modern campsites with water and electricity, a boat ramp and fishing piers.  The Kidder Recreation Area provides great photo opportunities and relaxing quiet times for the whole family in a beautiful natural setting.  This is worth the stop!


The Kidder Recreation Area is located on the
south side of the 210 bypass. 
Entrance is north of 18th Ave. off 4th Street. 

For more information contact the
Wahpeton Parks & Recreation department at
(701) 642-2811 or visit them online at

For information on fishing in the
State of North Dakota go online to: 
Fishing in North Dakota