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Cabins, Shelters and Facilities

A variety of different types of cabins are available for rent in ten of North Dakota's State Parks, ranging from small, sleeping-only camper cabins to family-style cabins with kitchenettes and bathrooms.

Information about each park's cabin facilities, along with meeting facilities and picnic shelters, can be found on that park's web pages. Links are provided below.

Cabin reservations may be made online on our Online Reservation System or by phoning our Call Center at 800.807.4723.

Camping cabins

Camping cabins have no interior bathrooms or cooking facilities. They are generally equipped with lights, heat, fan and sleep from 4-5 bunkbed style, and are available from approximately mid-May to fall. For information on parks with sleeping cabins, visit the following pages:

BLSP Camping Cabin

Woodland cabins

The Woodland Cabins at Turtle River State Park are similar to camper cabins, but have individual bathrooms. For information on these cabins, go to:

Primitive log cabins, yurts and tipis

Two log cabins and two yurts are available year round at Cross Ranch State Park. One primitive cabin and one yurt are available year round at Lake Metigoshe State Park. All have lights and electricity. The cabins have wood-burning stoves, and the Yurts have propane fireplaces. No running water or inside toilets are available, but shower facilities are available year-round at the Visitor Center. Cross Ranch also has one backcountry yurt 4 miles from the Visitor Center accessible by hiking, skiing or snowshoeing. This yurt has no electricity and is heated by a wood burning stove. Currently, Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park has 2 tipis available for rent during the full-service camping season. They do not have heat nor electricity.




Full Service Yurts

Full-service yurts are available year-round and are equipped with gas heating, kitchen, bathroom, two bedrooms, a loft and sleep up to 6 people. Users are responsible for providing bedding and towes.Yurts include a large deck, picnic table, and fire ring. No Smoking or Pets are allowed inside the yurts.



Family cabins and dorms

Three year-round family cabins are available at Lake Metigoshe State Park. Each is equipped with kitchens, bathrooms, heat, gas fireplaces and decks. Users are responsible for providing bedding and towels. This park also has a large group facility with dorms and kitchen/dining hall.



Fort Stevenson State Park rents its seasonal staff cabin when not needed to house park staff. Seasonal housing has heat, kitchenette and bathrooms.


Small, medium or large shelters are available for rent and reservation at all state parks except Sully Creek. Reservations may be made 1 year in advance by calling the park directly. Prices are based on shelter size and capacity. See the Fees and Facilities Brochure or our reservation system for pricing.

TRSP Shelter

Meeting Facilities

Meeting rooms and large group facilities are available for rent and reservations may be made up to 1 year in advance by calling the park directly.

TRSP Woodland Lodge