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Reservations

Online campsite and cabin reservations

Campsite and cabin reservations may be made online by going to our Online Reservation System or by phoning our Call Center at 800.807.4723. Call Center hours are 7am to 7pm Central Time (effective 10/1/2013)

Lake Metigoshe State Park and Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park offer 100% reservable campsites. All other State Parks have camp sites available on both a reserved and first-come, first-served basis.

Facility and campsite descriptions, photos and amenities listings can be found on the online reservation system.

Note: Status of first come, first serve sites is not tracked through the online reservation system. Visitors must check availability upon arrival at the park.

Reserved sites are available at:

  • Beaver Lake
  • Cross Ranch
  • Fort Abraham Lincoln 100%
  • Fort Ransom
  • Fort Stevenson
  • Grahams Island
  • Icelandic
  • Lake Metigoshe 100%
  • Lake Sakakawea
  • Lewis and Clark
  • Turtle River
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For Little Missouri, contact the park directly at 701.764.5256. The park closes November 1. For Sully Creek contact the park directly at 701.623.2024. This park closes for the season December 1.

Maps showing the locations of reserved campsites can be found on this web site by selecting the park you are interested in, then clicking on the "Park maps" link found on each state park web page.

Reminder: All parks have sites available on a first come, first served basis.

Reservation Guidelines

  • Campsite and cabin reservations must be made either through our online management system or by calling 800.807.4723.
  • Reservations for shelters, dorms, and group or meeting facilities should still be made by calling the park directly.
  • Prior to using the online management system for the first time, users are strongly encouraged to register for a North Dakota Login ID. A link to create an ID will be added on the "Online Services" page shortly.
  • Campsites may be reserved for up to 14 consecutive nights.
  • Campsite reservations have a 95-day advance window.
  • Cabin reservations may be made one year in advance.
  • Reservations for both campsite and cabins can be made until noon the day prior to arrival.
  • Reservation, change and cancellation fees will be charged for both online and call center services (see fee schedule below). The reservation fee is non-refundable. A credit card (Discover, Visa or MasterCard) is required. Checks or money orders are not accepted.
  • For those making campsite reservations through the call center, no more than five campsites may be reserved during any one call. For large group gatherings when ten or more adjacent campsites are desired, call the park directly or use the online management system.
  • On holiday and special event weekends, a two or three night cabin or campsite stay may be required.
  • Confirmation notices will be e-mailed. Reservation confirmations may also be checked online by going to the "Online Services" web page, logging in, and entering your confirmation number.
  • 100% Reservation Frequently Asked Questions. For Questions concerning 100% reservations at Lake Metigoshe and Fort Abraham Linocln State Parks, an FAQ sheet may be found here.

Note: Reserved campers are allowed to arrive at anytime during their reservation timeframe. This may result in unoccupied reserved sites for a portion of the reservation. The park is obligated to hold a reserved site until a cancellation is made.

Reservation and reservation change fees

A full listing of reservation and reservation change fees may be found here.

Cancellation fees

A full listing of cancellation fees may be found here.

Campsite prices

Prices vary based on site type and amenities and on season (Full-Service Season: Mid-May through mid September, Off-Season: Mid-September through mid-May). For current pricing please see our *Online Reservation System or call our Call Center at 800.807.4723. You may also view a fee listing at Fees and Facilities Brochure (pdf 161k).

*Note: To get to pricing infromation in the online system, click on the 'Make a Reservation' link, select the park you are interested in and select a site with the amenities you want. The cost will be listed in the site details.