State Parks in North Dakota (28)

Beaver Lake State Park
Wishek, ND
Beaver Lake State Park provides an escape from the rigors of everyday life, offering a relaxing atmosphere in a secluded outdoor setting next to a quiet lake. The lake is nestled among the gently roll
Black Tiger Bay State Recreation Area
Devils Lake, ND
Black Tiger Bay is used exclusively for boat launching and provides access to the eastern reaches of Devils Lake, North Dakota's largest natural body of water. Amenities are limited to a boat ramp, bo
Butte Saint Paul State Recreation Area
Dunseith, ND
Butte Saint Paul State Recreation Area is a public recreation area located seven miles (11 km) northwest of Dunseith in Bottineau County, North Dakota. The state park unit encompasses 580-foot (180 m)
Cross Ranch State Park
Center, ND
Cross Ranch State Park is located along some of the last free-flowing and undeveloped stretches of the Missouri River. While exploring Cross Ranch State Park, visitors may find themselves traveling b
Crow Flies High State Recreation Area
New Town, ND
This scenic overlook just west of New Town provides views of Four Bears Bridge and Lake Sakakawea. During periods of low water, glimpses can be seen of the town of Sanish, now covered by Lake Sakakawe
Doyle Memorial State Recreation Area
Wishek, ND
Located on Green Lake, Doyle Memorial is leased by the city of Wishek. The area is popular for camping, fishing and boating. This small prairie recreation area, established in 1925, occupies a penins
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Mandan, ND
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park, established in 1907 is the oldest state park in North Dakota and provides a variety of unique adventures any traveler would enjoy. While exploring the diverse historic
Fort Ransom State Park
Fort Ransom, ND
Taking its name from a 1860s military fort, Fort Ransom State Park is located in the midst of the scenic and heavily wooded Sheyenne River Valley. The river provides abundant opportunities for canoein
Fort Stevenson State Park
Garrison, ND
Fort Stevenson State Park is nestled in the bluffs along the north shore of Lake Sakakawea. With miles of trails, a wide variety of rental equipment, breath-taking views, and year-round special events
Grahams Island State Park
Devils Lake, ND
Grahams Island State Park is located on the ever-changing shores of Devils Lake. This hidden treasure is heavily wooded and surrounded by miles of lakeshore. Campers will enjoy the large shaded camps
Gunlogson State Nature Preserve
Cavalier, ND
Stately bur oak and basswood rise from the shaded forest floor of Gunlogson State Nature Preserve, while a tangle of alder shrubs sprout in the spring-fed wetlands. More than a dozen rare species can
H.R. Morgan State Nature Preserve
Bismarck, ND
Down in southeastern North Dakota, the Sheyenne River winds through the Sheyenne Sandhills as though reluctant to part company. In this segment, the river receives its highest infusion of springwaters
Head of the Mountain State Nature Preserve
Havana, ND
The 100 acre nature preserve sits at the edge of a steep escarpment;providing an overlook of the surrounding landscape—thus the name; Head-of-the-Mountain. The land to the west and south is hilly whic
Icelandic State Park
Cavalier, ND
North Dakota’s homesteading spirit is evident at Icelandic State Park, located on the shores of Lake Renwick. Established in 1964; this 912-acre park allows visitors to learn about the state’s early
Indian Hills State Recreation Area
Garrison, ND
Lake Sakakawea’s shoreline meanders more than 1,300 miles and covers two time zones. More than 175 miles long, Lake Sakakawea winds along a distance equaling nearly one-half of the width of the Peace
Lake Metigoshe State Park
Bottineau, ND
Nestled in the scenic Turtle Mountains along the U.S./Canadian border, Lake Metigoshe is one of the most popular year-round vacation spots in North Dakota. The small lakes within the park provide exce
Lake Sakakawea State Park
Hazen, ND
On the south shore of the third largest man-made reservoir in the nation, lies Lake Sakakawea State Park. The park is surrounded by miles of lakeshore, providing stunning views. Visitors can spend tim
Lewis and Clark Interpretive Center
Washburn, ND
The North Dakota Lewis & Clark Interpretive Center stands at the crossroads of culture and commerce on the Northern Plains. When Lewis & Clark arrived at the Mandan and Hidatsa villages in 1804, they
Lewis and Clark State Park
Epping, ND
Lewis and Clark State Park is situated on one of the upper bays of Lake Sakakawea. The park features miles of shoreline with picturesque views of towering buttes and rolling hills, that provide a rugg
Little Metigoshe State Recreation Area
Bottineau, ND
Located only a half mile from Lake Metigoshe State Park, Little Metigoshe State Recreation Area is a free use area. Visitors can enjoy the sand volleyball court, picnic and grilling area, and fishing
Little Missouri State Park
Dunn Center, ND
Located in Western North Dakota, Little Missouri State Park is a quiet oasis. This park is home to over 45 miles of trails that run through the picturesque North Dakota Badlands. Visitors can enjoy br
Missouri River State Natural Area
Three Forks, ND
Located on the east side of Mandan along the Missouri River this 157-acre preserve is a pristine floodplain woodlands. A deciduous forest consisting of cottonwood, green ash, the rare peachleaf willow
Pelican Point State Recreation Area
Bottineau, ND
Pelican Point is managed as a non-developed recreation area. Day use public access is allowed by foot however, no formal trail system, water or toilet facilities are available in Pelican Point.
Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area
Walhalla, ND
The Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area has become a top destination for adventure seekers throughout North Dakota and the surrounding states. The Pembina Gorge State Recreation Area encompasses over
Sentinel Butte State Nature Preserve
Sentinel Butte, ND
Sentinel Butte State Nature Preserve and surrounding area Sentinel Butte is among the highest points in the state, reaching a maximum elevation of 3430 feet. The butte is a large flat-topped butte or
Smoky Lake State Natural Area
Bottineau, ND
This 276 acre natural area is located immediately adjacent to Smoky Lake. The natural area is comprised of two units. The northwest unit contains mixed grass prairie, pockets of aspen woodlands and in
Sully Creek State Park
Medora, ND
Located in the heart of the North Dakota Badlands, Sully Creek State Park is just minutes away from the historic town of Medora and Theodore Roosevelt National Park. This seasonal park offers a quiet
Turtle River State Park
Arvilla, ND
Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, Turtle River State Park is located in a beautiful, wooded valley along the meandering Turtle River. The park features year-round recreation