Looking for some peace and quiet away from the crowds? Plan a trip to North Dakota this season. Here's where you can park your RV in the state.
North Dakota is one of the least visited states in the country, which makes it perfect for campers looking for some peace and quiet. Don’t judge it by its tourist count though - this mid-western state has some of the most beautiful scenic views and a multitude of attractions to offer its guests. With 13 state parks, rough badlands, rich cultural history, and several museums and art galleries, North Dakota is a realm of beauty waiting to be discovered.
RV campers will enjoy a ride through the Roughrider State to explore its popular Theodore Roosevelt National Park, the National Buffalo Museum, Knife River Indian Villages, the wildlife prairies, and so much more! Campers will find no shortage of RV parks in North Dakota, but we have narrowed it down to the top five for you that offer the best amenities and attractions.
Known as one of the finest campgrounds in the Upper Midwest, Lindenwood boasts a wooded campsite that’s nestled along the Red River, wilderness, and the economic hub of the state, Fargo. The campground is surrounded by recreational parks and waterways to make for wonderful views and walking trails. It is also in close proximity to multiple attractions, like the Red River Zoo, the Fargo Air Museum, and the amusement park Thunder Road. Lindenwood offers great RV facilities and is right off I-94, from which just a day’s trip away is the tiny town of Tower City that boasts the best pies. Of course, the highway also makes it an easy crossover into Minnesota for RV campers’ next travel.
Daily = $35
Water and electric hookups
Campsites with water and electricity
This camp takes its name from the state’s nickname and is located in the Magic City of North Dakota, Minot. Its proximity to the city means that campers won’t be far from popular restaurants, shopping centers, and the North Dakota State Fair. Other attractions are just as exciting, with the Scandinavian Heritage Park, Taube Museum of Art, Railroad Museum, and Roosevelt Park Zoo being tourist favorite spots. The campsite lies near the Souris River, so campers are guaranteed to enjoy good views and onsite activities like birdwatching, hunting, and fishing. With over 100 sites for your motorhomes, trailers, and 5th wheels, RoughRider is a favorite among campers and their RVs!
Daily = $45
Weekly = $280
Monthly = $595-$695
Big rig friendly
Sewer & trash
This popular RV park is located in Bismarck, throwing it back to the history and culture of the 1900s. Campers that are history buffs would enjoy the North Dakota Heritage Center & State Museum, Knife River Indian Villages, Fort Abraham Lincoln, and the Buckstop Junction. Tourists will also enjoy a leisurely cruise ride down the Missouri River on the Lewis &,Clark Riverboat. Campers with contemporary tastes - don’t fret! The campsite offers plenty of amenities, like a heated pool, basketball and tennis courts, bike trails, golf courses, and more. The campground is also close to I-94 so campers can be sure to check out the best RV dealerships in the area.
Daily = $45-$55
Parenting is hard enough - deciding where to go for a family-friendly camping trip is harder. Van Hook Resort is a delightful campground ideal for families and is located next to Lake Sakakawea, the third-largest man-made reservoir in the country. Campers can enjoy fishing at the resort from May through June, as well as enjoy sunny days at the beach, holiday parades, and glow bike rides on trails that surround the lake. The kids are sure to have a blast spending their days out in the cool water and gathering around the campfire at night. Other activities include boating, paddling, hiking, and wind sports. The campsite offers several RV facilities and makes for a modern camping experience.
Daily = $15-$22
Electric & non-electric RV sites
Tents for rent
You’ll never know all the wonders you will find in North Dakota until you do. This park is a nature lover’s paradise, hidden in the Sheyenne River Valley. It is nestled in the hills, with a small, bubbling spring-fed stream running through the park. Campers can set out to explore the grassy fields and forest that line the campground or take a picturesque walk around the park on its many trails and walking bridge. Fall time at Little Yellowstone looks like it is taken right out of a painting, with rust and yellow foliage all around as campers enjoy seclusion and quiet.
Daily = $15-$20
35 RV sites
Electric & non-electric
Hit the Road!
This is it for your guide around one of the most underrated states in the country! North Dakota makes for a wonderful RV camping trip with its range of historic and cultural sites, museums, lakes, and scenic wonders. The campgrounds in this list will take you through it all while pampering your RV with great amenities. It’s all here in North Dakota - so why aren’t you?