Upcoming Events

Games Galore Weekend

Friday, July 1, 2022 - Saturday, July 2, 2022

Categories: Turtle River State Park

Get ready for a challenge with our Games Galore weekend! Put your survival skills to the test, solve clues to get out of the escape room, and take part in the park game night! All programs are free with park entrance permit and you do not have to be camping to attend our programs.


Halloween in July

Friday, July 8, 2022 - Saturday, July 9, 2022

Categories: Turtle River State Park

Calling all ghouls, goblins and monsters alike to join us for a weekend of family-friendly fun. Bring your costumes and campsite decorations for our Halloween in July.


Sodbuster Days

Saturday, July 9, 2022 at 10:00 am - Sunday, July 10, 2022 at 04:00 pm

Categories: Fort Ransom State Park

Tucked in a secluded corner of the park, the Sunne farmstead is the site of the Annual Sodbuster Days, providing early, horse-drawn farming demonstrations and displays.


Christmas in July

Friday, July 15, 2022 - Sunday, July 17, 2022

Categories: Lewis & Clark State Park

Join in the fun with many festive activities at Lewis & Clark State Park for Christmas in July


Flitter Flutter Weekend

Friday, July 15, 2022 - Saturday, July 16, 2022

Categories: Turtle River State Park

Take flight with us for our Flitter Flutter weekend! Learn all about butterflies by seeing our monarch habitat up close. Create a bug craft, join a group hike or learn more about moths. All programs are free with park entrance permit and you do not have to be camping to attend our programs.


Junior Governor's Cup Fishing Derby

Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 10:00 am - 01:00 pm

Categories: Fort Stevenson State Park

Kids can show off their fishing skills at the North Dakota Junior Governor's Cup Youth fishing derby held in the de Trobriand Marina. The derby is open to anyone aged 17 years old and younger.


Christmas in July

Saturday, July 16, 2022 at 05:00 pm - Sunday, July 17, 2022 at 05:00 pm

Categories: Fort Ransom State Park

Come celebrate the Christmas spirit at Fort Ransom State Park's Christmas in July! Decorate your campsite for Christmas. There will also be a parade around the campgrounds to see Santa and get some treats!


Community Astronomy with UND Northern Sky Astronomy Society

Friday, July 22, 2022 at 10:30 pm - 11:45 pm

Categories: Turtle River State Park

Head on out the Turtle River State Park to view the stars with the Northern Sky Astronomical Society! Telescopes will be set up at the Chalet for observations and members will be on hand to answer questions.


Cardio & Coffee Trail Running Series

Saturday, July 23, 2022 at 07:30 am - Saturday, September 17, 2022 at 09:00 am

Categories: Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park

Get ready for the return of the 2022 Cardio & Coffee Trail Running Series at Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park! This one-of-a-kind event will elevate outdoor fitness by adding in the enjoyment/education of the finest specialty roast coffee. We’ve taken a typical morning run and turned it into an energy-driven morning on the most beautiful and legendary trails of Fort Abraham Lincoln State Park.


17th Annual Halloween in July

Friday, July 29, 2022 - Saturday, July 30, 2022

Categories: Lake Metigoshe State Park

Join us for some spooky happenings the weekend of July 29-30! Bring your candy, costumes and decorations to take in the campsite decorating contest, trick-or-treating, a movie under the stars and a few other family-friendly activities