Carson is a town in Western North Dakota. It has a population of about 319 people and an area of 4 square miles. Altitude is 2,305 feet.
In the wide open areas of western ND, population density is very low, and Carson is no exception. Though it is the county seat. This area is more normally visited by hunters and fishers rather than sightseers.
From exit 110 on I-94, take state highway 49 south for 32 miles then head east on state highway 21 for 14 miles.
Elgin Municipal Airport is 14 miles to the west of Carson near the junction of highways 49 and 21.
- Cannonball Stage Station (15 miles southeast of Carson), ☏ . State Historic Site. Marks location of a stagecoach station on the Bismarck-to-Deadwood Trail, used from 1877-1880.
- Grant County Veteran's Memorial, ☏ . Legion Commander George Zeller.
- Tumbleweed Café, 113 S Main St, ☏ .
- County Seat Lounge, 103 Main St, ☏ .
- El Rancho Motel, Main St, ☏ .
- The Cabin, 5880 54th Ave. SW (10 miles north on the Carson-to-Almont Road), ☏ , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. On the Heart River. Bathroom, shower, light cooking, fishing, hunting, hiking, birding, winter skiing and skating.
- Carson Campground, 312 3rd Ave. NW (Carson City Park), ☏ , fax: , ✉ email@example.com. Primitive camping, water pump available.
- City of Carson Terminal, 100 S Main St, ☏ , fax: , ✉ firstname.lastname@example.org. Includes electricity hookup. $10 a night.