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North Dakota destinations, parks and attractions

Are you going on a road trip to North Dakota, looking for tips about the destinations so you and your party can enjoy it, be comfortable and not spend a fortune?

Here are some of the top destinations in North Dakota and tips about visiting them

National parks and monuments in North Dakota

North Dakota State parks and historic sites

North Dakota Seasons, bugs, topography and climate

North Dakota's climate has large variances in temperature, both on a seasonal and daily basis. Precipitation ranges from low to moderate, and air flow through the region creates windy conditions. North Dakota is affected by regular changes in atmospheric air masses.

North Dakota Camping tips

There are both state parks and private campgrounds in North Dakota.

Here is the list of state campgrounds with links to their websites:

Beaver Lake State Park
Cross Ranch State Park
Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park
Fort Ransom State Park
Fort Stevenson State Park
Grahams Island State Park
Icelandic State Park
Lake Sakakawea State Park
Lake Metigoshe State Park
Lewis and Clark State Park
Little Missouri State Park*
Sully Creek State Park*
Turtle River State Park

* Please note Little Missouri State Park and Sully Creek State Park are only open seasonally. 

View the 2021 State Park Guide for more info about each of our destinations!

What to know

- Campsites and seasonal lodging can be booked 95 days in advance from the date you wish to stay.

- Reservations can be made online or by calling the call center (800-807-4723).

- Check-in is at 4:00 pm on the first day of the reservation and checkout is at 3:00 pm on the last day of the reservation.

- Pets are welcome but must stay on a leash. Most parks have off-leash areas or dog parks for your four-legged friends.

- The full list of park fees can be found in the Fees & Facilities Brochure.

- The cancellation policy and reservation information can be found here.