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North Dakota Parks and Recreation Department

State Parks Menu

  • Parks:  Find a State Park.

  • Recreation Areas: Find a Recreation Area.

  • Nature Preserves: Find a Nature Preserve or Natural Area.

  • Reservations:  Making reservations at our parks.

  • Event and Activities Calendars: Links to the park events and activities calendars.

  • Park Fees:  Entrance, camping, horse facility use, marina use, and equipment rental fees.

  • Cabins:  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.

  • Park Use Rules:  ND Parks and Recreation rules on camping, pets, horses, fire, swimming, and other general guidelines.

  • Outdoor Learning Centers:  Outdoor Learning Center programs are available at Lake Metigoshe, Turtle River and Cross Ranch state parks. Each center offers ecology, conservation, cultural and recreational programming in an outdoor setting.

  • Volunteering:  Retired or have summers free, consider volunteering to work in a North Dakota State Park as a Campground Host. In exchange for working a one to three month period, hosts receive free, full-service camping for the duration of their stay.