If you need a way to enjoy this heat, get on the water and relax during these sunny days this week, and do it for FREE, Thursday, (July 18) you can get FREE use of canoes, kayaks and paddleboats at McDowell Dam Recreation Area, 1951 93rd Street Northeast.

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This park is located just five miles east of Bismarck on Old Highway 10.

You, your friends and family can enjoy the beach, fishing, swimming. Bring a picnic and enjoy the shelters and a great playground for the kids plus you can hike the trails!

Take advantage of this FREEBEE, this is mid summer, and before you know it, we'll be shoveling snow and dreaming of heat and being on the water. PLUS IT'S FREE!