North Dakota RV Parks
When you think of North Dakota, extreme cold temperatures, the movie “Fargo” or a buffalo standing out in a white, open plain probably come to mind. But there's more to the state than you may think. AAA named North Dakota the Most Affordable State to Vacation, and it is the Friendliest State in America, according to Cambridge University. With its beautiful historic sites, lakes, rivers, mountains and plains, your next RV camping trip will be packed with activities from hiking and biking to golfing and fishing.
Minot is in the northern region of North Dakota, just over 100 miles north of Bismarck. It is also known as the “Magic City.” While in Minot, campers can take advantage of the area’s many activities and attractions. There are several area golf courses to play, or you can explore on hiking and biking trails. If walking is more your style, you can enjoy a leisurely stroll around the area parks. Located off 54th Street Northwest in Minot, Roughrider Campground is a small campground and hotel that offers full hook-up sites for its RV guests. Campers may also choose to park on the North Dakota State Fairgrounds. Camping is free if you do not need electric hook-up. Space can be limited depending on scheduled events, so contact the fairgrounds for availability.
Rover Pass (Photo courtesy of roverpass.com)
Devils Lake is located about 180 miles northeast of Bismarck and is home to Theodore Roosevelt National Park. With the largest body of water in the state, Devils Lake is the ideal spot for fishing and boating. Known as the "Perch Capital of the World," campers just might catch a large perch or two in these waters. Hiking and walking are also a couple of the outdoor activities in Devils Lake. Hit the trails at Graham Island State Park or Roosevelt Park. While at Devils Park, you can stay at one of Graham Island State Park's many full hook-up sites. Eastbay Campground on Eastbay Road is another option with full hook-up sites.
Devils Lake (Photo courtesy of ndtourism.com)
Fargo is the largest city in North Dakota and is located in the southeast area of the state. With its plentiful list of indoor and outdoor activities in the city, you're sure to find something to please. While there, you can hike, golf, walk around the zoo or museums, bike or visit a dog park where you and your pet can get some exercise. Campers can stay at one of the several campgrounds in the area. Both the KOA campground and Cass County Campsite at the Red River Valley Fairgrounds have full hook-up sites, and the KOA has an added bonus of Internet access.
Fargo at night (Photo courtesy of fargocityguide.com)
Bismarck is the capital city of North Dakota and is centrally located within the state. The city has biking and walking trails, golf and a zoo. One of its main attractions is Lewis & Clark Adventures which includes Fort Yates, Keelboat Park and Chief's Looking Village Historic Site. Stay at the Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park at one of the full hook-up sites. You'll enjoy some modern conveniences while going back in time. General Sibley Campground is also located in Bismarck and offers full hook-up sites with a golf course on the grounds.
Ft Abraham Lincoln (Photo courtesy of trover.com)
Riverdale is located in the northwest area of North Dakota and sits on Lake Sakakawea, providing for outdoor water activities like boating, fishing and water skiing. Stay at the Lake Sakakawea State Park which offers full hook-up sites. Or if you are looking for a season-long stay, you may prefer Morning Star Campground, which offers full hook-up sites for the entire summer season. The campground does not rent daily or weekly sites.
Lake Sakakawea (Photo courtesy of ndtourism.com)