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Wahpeton Wahpper - World's Largest Catfish

Bypass Road, Wahpeton, ND
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Worlds Largest Catfish

The Red River, which is one of the few rivers that flow north, is known for it's catfish. If you in... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
pamj872
Quick stop

My husband and I have seen nearly every large roadside attraction in the state except for this one... read more

Reviewed 6 July 2017
Cassie W
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Florissant, Missouri
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Bypass Road, Wahpeton, ND
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Red River, which is one of the few rivers that flow north, is known for it's catfish. If you in the area, you should check out the Wahpper. Younger children would enjoy it.

Thank pamj872
Reviewed 6 July 2017 via mobile

My husband and I have seen nearly every large roadside attraction in the state except for this one so we decided to take a quick stop off on the way to visit his family. The catfish is located all the way at the end of...More

Thank Cassie W
Reviewed 1 July 2017 via mobile

We stopped by for a quick catfish photo op. City Mascots are usually a hoot and the Wahpper does not disappoint. Many great angles to get a good pic with this fun roadside attraction and he is kept in pretty good shape. The park is...More

Thank Jared V
Reviewed 10 January 2017 via mobile

Good place to fish ..I use it in the summer..has camping spots with water hook up n elect. $20 I think. Has shower building ..enclosed table area . Overflow dam is a walk away..has great fish cleaning station in summer. And a free camper wast...More

Thank Jim M
Reviewed 1 September 2016

I'm a fan of city's having mascots. It's really just a nice little spit to relax and take a selfie. P.S. If you have kids, it's a Pokestop.

Thank R826RZscottl
Reviewed 22 August 2016

Visited several times while my son lived in Wahpeton. Pictures with the fish in the background are the norm. The Red River is walking distance away.

Thank AFGUNNER
Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

If you are into the quirky road trip attractions like I am this is a must see. The fish sets on a local recreational area with RV camping, and I didn't see any signs or anyplace to pick up souvenirs. But great spot for pics,...More

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 4 May 2016

Nice little area to camp, have a quick lunch, and even fish right along the red river. The camping area includes water and electicity and there is a nice restrooms with showers. They also have a nice fish cleaning station to clean your catch of...More

1  Thank luvs2travel13
Reviewed 4 November 2014

A great place to camp or to stop over and stretch your legs. There is a nice campground on site with indoor bathrooms and showers. Fishing on the Red River of the North is great. There are a wide variety of fish that can be...More

Thank garden4u
Reviewed 24 November 2013

nice place to stop by & take a family photo in front of the LARGE Catfish. area to have a lunch, catch fish also an area to clean fish. there is also a small boat launch there. there is a area for a few hookups...More

Thank chips99
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