Cozied up against the Red River of the North sits the lovely city of Grand Forks, North Dakota. After the Native Americans, the "les Grandes Fourches" area was first settled by trappers and traders, and a trading post was established in the vicinity of modern-day Grand Forks. The city was officially incorporated in 1881 after the heroic trading and business efforts of Alexander Griggs, steamboat captain and future mayor, postmaster, and council member of Grand Forks.
Today, Grand Forks is the 3rd largest city in the all of North Dakota and is a destination town for the entire expansive state. As the home of the University of North Dakota, it offers some of the best sporting events in the whole region, from football to hockey to baseball. With UND at the heart of its downtown area, Grand Forks remains an energetic and lively town, with family events, nightlife, memorable restaurants, and a luminous culture.
Even with all the unique places and events going on in the city, there's even more to do and see all around. Grand Forks is located in one of the most beautiful places in the United States. Nature feels close - and is close - when you're in Grand Forks. Hiking, biking, and camping for all intensity levels are easily accessed. There's also a rich tradition of boating all along the Red River of the North and Red Lake River. Grand Forks is a place that respects the natural world, and that's apparent in almost every aspect of this peaceful city.
Whether you come for UND, for good times, or beautiful sights, Grand Forks has something for you that you'll never forget. And Corwin Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram couldn't be happier to be near this beautiful city!