Regent, North Dakota, 58650
A Photo Gallery by James Q. Jacobs

Panorama of idyllic Regent, North Dakota, 58650, home of the Enchanted Highway.

Regent School became the grade school with the addition of
a new High School and consolidation of the school district.

The Regent Equity Exchange towers above town and the surroundings.
The school and water tower perch on the high terrace at the west end of Main Avenue.

Regent Park has picnic shelters and an excellent, safe playground.

Regent and the Enchanted Highway area map

Google Earth placemarks file: regent.kmz

Museum Row
Regent Co-op Store and museum row on Main Avenue, with the Hettinger County Historical Society (former Red and White), Austin's Pioneerland, Dr. Hill's Drug Store and Clinic, Christy's store, and the German-Hungarian heritage museum. Most of one block consists of museum buildings. A complete rural, one-room school and a small church were moved and incorporated into the museum. Below, Nelson Ethnic Museum is housed in the former Nazarene Church.

Dakota Maid Flour advertising mural on the Regent Co-op Store.

Regent Cafe is one of several food vendors in town.

The Crocus Inn Bed and Breakfast building was moved from flood prone South Mott.

Built in 1906, this restored-to-the-time yet modern, air conditioned, spacious, relaxing, two-story house comfortably accommodates 10 guests, featuring four bedrooms each with private bathrooms, a TV room, and dining area. A pillared front porch and second-story balcony look onto a beautiful garden area and the tranquil town.   |   Phone: 701-563-4562
The Crocus Inn also manages the Buffalo Butte Boarding House.

Above. Viewing northeast on Main Avenue, northwards on the Enchanted Highway.
Below. Regent City Hall and Rural Fire Department.

Regent and Southwest North Dakota are acclaimed as prime hunting and fishing areas
for pheasant, deer, and much more. Plan ahead to reserve lodging during the Fall season.

The Cannonball Company, PO Box 163, Regent, ND, 58650, 800-920-4910, has a 15-year history
of guiding upland game hunting (pheasants, grouse, deer, bison), fishing, and ice-fishing.

Larson Lake is full of fat northern pike and crappies. Indian Creek Reservoir gives up walleyes, bass, trout, bluegills, crappies and perch. Boat ramps, picnic areas, and free camping sites are developed.

Several 24 hours fuel stations greet the traveler. The new Cenex station also serves food.
Regent Garage, 563-4397, offers fuel, mechanic services and new Chevrolets.

Prairie Vista Bed and Breakfast, 101 Rural Ave. SW, Tel: 701-563-4542. E-mail.
Prairie Vista is the former home of Sen. Byron L. Dorgan (Dem. ND).

Prairie Vista has seven guest bedrooms with two beds in each room, allowing for an overnight accommodation of 14 people with double occupancy. An indoor swimming pool tops the list of great amenities. The lower level has its own private entrance, four bedrooms, two bathrooms, a recreation room with a wet bar, pool and table tennis, and a sauna. The main level has three bedrooms with a guest bathroom and an ample living room with fireplace. A separate residence is also available on the same property.

The Town House offers overnight or longer term lodging (701-290-7822).

Above. St. Henry's Catholic Church. Below. Faith Lutheran Church.

The Tank, one of the two local watering holes, is located in the Legion Hall.
The 58650 Post Office, Cannonball Saloon, and the Senior Center on Main Street.

Above. Lighted tennis courts, public restrooms, and shaded picnic area mid-town on Main Street.
Picnic shelters are also available in Regent Park, nestled in groves of shade trees.

Below. Gift shops on Main Street offer souvenirs, local art, expresso, and refreshments.
Note the playful and hard-working household, a moving metal sculpture.

Michael's Tires and Sales offers tires, oil changes, farm and ranch supplies and mechanic work.

Killder Mountain Manufacturing employs many skilled workers.

Summer solstice sunrise aligns on Main Street.

Scenic farm and ranch countryside; buttes, pastures, and cropland, surrounds idyllic Regent.
Above. Far View Butte and Carlson Angus Ranch. Below, Far View Angus.

Above. Tractor collection near neighboring Mott, ND.  Below. Mott Pioneer Park mural.

Camping in Regent
Due to high demand during late summer, when custom harvesting crews fill the town, there are
a lot of camping facilities throughout Regent. Just don't expect to find a good empty site during harvest.
Free camping is available at the great local fishing spots, Larson Lake and Indian Creek Reservoir.

Numerous hook-ups are found throughout town, including on this cozy corner.

  • Gary Weisman, Regent Garage, offers several sites in the center of town. 701-563-4397
  • Gary Greff offers a dozen sites with full hookups adjacent to Regent Park. 701-563-6400

An old threshing machine and an early combine on a heritage farmstead.

Old, lichen-decorated, leaning barns with Black Butte in the background.

More Photo Galleries:

The Enchanted Highway

Hettinger County Historical Society Museums Photo Gallery

Historic Regent Snow Storm, June 6, 2009


Download this 1600 pixel deskpicture of the annual firework display.

Visit the Hettinger County Historical Society website.

Devils Tower National Monument, Wyoming, a Photo Gallery.

Thank you Todd Bezenek for correcting a typo.

Cannonball Company
P.O. Box 163 Regent, ND 58650
Phone: 800.920.4910 Fax: 701.563.4411
Cannonball Company takes pride in sharing a world class pheasant hunt.

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