Recreation / Tourism
Recreational opportunities are abundant in Harvey. It has one of the finest softball/baseball complexes in the state. Babe Ruth, American Legion, Teeball, and adult leagues are held each year in the northeast corner of town.
There are five local parks for your enjoyment, offering everything from picnic and camping facilities to a variety of playground equipment.
North Side Park is in the southeast corner of Veteran's Memorial Park on the northeast corner of town and features a playground and benches.
West Side Camper Park has 12 camper/RV pads with water, electricity, bathroom and shower facilities, sanitary disposal dump stations, picnic tables, and playground equipment.
Pioneer Park, on the west side of town, encompasses an outdoor swimming pool, picnic shelters, playground equipment
softball diamond, sandboxes, tennis courts, horseshoe pits, lighted basketball court, volleyball court, and a nine-hole miniature golf course.
Schroeder Memorial Park is on the south edge of town along the beautiful Sheyenne River. Its amenities include a safe beach area for public swimming (no lifeguard is on duty), water-skiing and boat launching facilities, boating, fishing, and picnic shelters.
Soo Line Park is just north of downtown Harvey. An old time locomotive is the centerpiece of this park, which offers picnic tables, park benches, and expanses of soft grass for summertime frolicking.
A beautiful nine-hole, grass greens golf course is just one mile north and one mile east of town. Tuesday is Ladies Day and Thursday evening is Men's Stag Night. Golf tournaments are held throughout the season. The clubhouse has a combined seating of 200 and is available to rent for social gatherings.
In addition, Harvey has an eight lane bowling alley offering active men's, women's, couples', and coffee leagues. The city boasts an ice skating rink (also used for hockey), a health and racquetball club, an outdoor shooting range, and a movie theater.
Hunting and Fishing
The Lone Tree Wildlife Management Area Just 13 miles southwest of Harvey, hunters will find their paradise. This hunting mecca consists of 33,000 acres of gently rolling hills bordering the Sheyenne River. It is open to the public and both consumptive and non-consumptive use are not only allowed, but encouraged! Many public use facilities have already been developed to encourage public use, including primitive campgrounds with drinking water, picnic tables, and vault toilets.
If you prefer hunting waterfowl, the Central Waterfowl Flyway runs through North Central North Dakota and offers some of the finest goose and duck hunting in the country.
The fishing in Harvey is excellent during the summer and the winter. Northern pike, walleye, and large mouth bass are found in the waters of the Sheyenne River at the south edge of town. The Sheyenne Recreation Area is open 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. daily. Equipped with two new boat docks, handicapped accessible fishing pier, picnic tables, toilets, fireplaces, beach, and swimming and boating facilities, it serves residents as well as visitors. The local Sheyenne River Development Committee works year round making improvements on the Sheyenne River at the Harvey Dam.