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North Dakota State Parks

Icelandic State Park
912 acres, 165 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Swimming Beach, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Playground, Hiking Trails, Interpretive Center and Historic Buildings, Gunlogson State Nature Preserve, Winter Activities. For information call: (701)265-4561


Ft. Ransom State Park
887 Acres, 30 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Canoe Rental, Playground, Hiking Trails, Corrals and Horseback Riding Allowed, Visitor Center, Picnic Shelters, Winter Activities. For information call: (701)973-4331


Ft. Stevenson State Park
438 Acres, 145 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Swimming Beach, Marina, Camp Store, Boat Ramp, Fishing Boat Rental, Fish Cleaning Station, Playground, Hiking Trails, Arboretum, Picnic Shelters, Winter Activities. For information call: (701)337-5576


Lake Sakakawea State Park
822 Acres, 300 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Swimming Beach, Marina, Camp Store, Boat Ramp, Fishing Boat Rental, Fish Cleaning Station, Sleeping Cabin, Picnic Shelters, Playground, Winter Activities. For information call: (701)487-3315


Lake Metigoshe State Park
1,551 Acres, 129 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Swimming Beach, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Canoe Rentals, Playground, Hiking Trails, Mountain Bike Trail, Group Dormitories, Kitchen and Meeting Facilities (cap. 120), Picnic Shelters, Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing Trails, Cross Country Ski Equipment Rentals, Sledding. For information call: (701)263-4651


Camping and Hiking in North Dakota

Beaver Lake State Park
200 Acres, 25 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Picnicking, Swimming, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Playground, Trails, Picnic Shelter. For information call: (701)452-2752


Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park
1,006 Acres, 96 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Playground, Trails, Horseback Riding, Winter Activities, Visitor Center, Picnic Shelters, Reconstructed Indian Village and Cavalry/Infantry Post Buildings, Shoreline Fishing, Trading Post, Interpretive and Cultural Programming. For information call: (701)663-9571


Lake Metigoshe State Park
1,551 Acres, 129 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Swimming Beach, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Canoe Rentals, Playground, Hiking Trails, Mountain Bike Trail, Group Dormitories, Kitchen and Meeting Facilities (cap. 120), Picnic Shelters, Cross Country Skiing and Snowshoeing Trails, Cross Country Ski Equipment Rentals, Sledding. For information call: (701)263-4651


Little Missouri State Park
5,748 Acres, 30 Semi-Modern or Primitive Campsites, Electrical Hookups, Vault Toilet, Picnic Shelters, Horse Corrals, Hiking and Horseback Riding Trails. Horse Rental/Guided Trail Rides and sleeping cabins available from private concessionaire adjacent to park. For information call: (701)794-3731


Turtle River State Park
784 Acres, 125 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Playground, Hiking and Mountain Bike Trails, Paved Nature Trail, Group Cabins (cap. 72), Warming House, Kitchen and Dining Hall, Camp Store, Winter Activities. For information call: (701)594-4445


Hunting and Fishing in North Dakota

Cross Ranch State Park
589 Acres, 70 Semi-Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Canoe Rental, Hiking Trails, Visitor Center, Picnic Shelters, Cross-country Ski Trails. Boat ramp may be closed during high river flows this summer. Contact the park prior to visit. For information call: (701)794-3731


Grahams Island State Park
122 Acres, 15 Modern and 38 Primitive Campsites, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Campsite Reservations, Bait Shop, temporary Boat Ramp (permanent ramp to be constructed this summer--contact park for further information), Fish Cleaning Station, Playground, Hiking Trails, Activities Center, Picnic Shelters, Winter Activities. For information call: (701)766-4015


Lewis and Clark State Park
490 Acres, 87 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Swimming Beach, Marina, Camp Store, Boat Ramp, Fish Cleaning Station, Picnic Shelters, Playground, Hiking Trails, Winter Activities. For information call: (701)859-3071


Beaver Lake State Park
200 Acres, 25 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Picnicking, Swimming, Boat Ramp, Fishing, Playground, Trails, Picnic Shelter. For information call: (701)452-2752


Ft. Abraham Lincoln State Park
1,006 Acres, 96 Modern or Primitive Campsites, Campsite Reservations, Electrical Hookups, Showers, Sewage Dump Station, Playground, Trails, Horseback Riding, Winter Activities, Visitor Center, Picnic Shelters, Reconstructed Indian Village and Cavalry/Infantry Post Buildings, Shoreline Fishing, Trading Post, Interpretive and Cultural Programming. For information call: (701)663-9571


Other North Dakota Outdoor activities

North Dakota also offers the following outdoor activities:
  • Bicycling
  • Boating
  • Canoeing
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Floating
  • Golf
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Rafting
  • Skiing
  • Sledding
  • Water Skiing