Oil boom threatening state parks? State officials working to minimize impact
LEWIS AND CLARK STATE PARK -- Sit down for a picnic at Lewis and Clark State Park, and you almost forget about the Bakken.
Views of Lake Sakakawea and the rugged buttes of the North Dakota Badlands offer an oasis from the flurry of oil activity just a few miles away.
But some fear the oil boom is getting too close to some of western North Dakota's parks.
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