Little Missouri State Park

Little Missouri is closed for the season. The park will open again May 1st, 2019. 

Little Missouri State Park contains some of the most rugged, picturesque Badlands terrain in the state. Open seasonally, Little Missouri is the perfect spot for the true adventurer. 

Campsite Types

3 Primitive Campsites
Price: $12 per night 

2 Group-Small Shelter Campsites **
(ability to put multiple units on one site and rent a shelter)
Price: $60 per night for shelter and camper units (max 3 units)

2 Group-Large Shelter Campsites **
(ability to put multiple units on one site and rent a shelter)
Price: $100 per night for shelter and camper units (max 5 units)

28 Modern Campsites
(electricity)
Price: $15 per night

*Detailed information about each campsite is available on the reservation system. 
** Visit the Features Tab for day use fees and information. 

Campground Map

Camping Information

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

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

- The full list of park fees can be found in the 2019 Fee's & Facilities Brochure

- 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.

Little Missouri State Park is one of North Dakotas designated horse parks. This park is set up with 81 corrals and additional amenities to accommodate equestrian users. 

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What you need to know

  • In addition to a park entrance fee, equestrian riders need to purchase a horse pass. Daily and annual options are available and are required per horse. Permits are available for purchase in the park or online here.  The money generated from these fees goes towards maintaining horse trails.

    Daily fee: $6/horse

    Annual fee: $30/horse

  • Users are responsible for the upkeep of corrals and other impact areas. Please clean up hay and manure daily and before you leave, both in the park corrals and all use areas.
  • Ride only on trails designated for horse use. Ask park staff for information about park areas that are closed to horseback riding such as, campgrounds, playgrounds, or picnic areas.
  • Tie horses to corral posts or horse trailers, not to trees. The use of hobbles is prohibited.
  • Many of the trails are located on privately-owned land. Please respect the rights of landowners and keep your horses on the designated trail right-of-way.
  • Leave all gates as you found them.
  • All North Dakota State Park and Recreation Area maps are available free on Avenza maps, download the free App here.
  • Hay is available for purchase at the park. 
  • Bringing horses into North Dakota: Information on health certificates and tests can be found on the North Dakota Department of Agriculture's website, https://www.nd.gov/ndda/, under Animal Import Permits.

 

Day-use Facilities

Picnic Shelters

Four picnic shelters are available for rent, two small and two large. The shelters can be reserved for the day and overnight use. Overnight users can pay an additional fee to use the campsite located next to the shelters. 

Small shelters (Cedar & Aspen)

Day use. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $25/day
Overnight use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $60/night
   (fee includes camping fee, max three units allowed)

Large shelters (Ponderosa & Redwood)

Day use. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $75/day
Overnight use . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . $100/night
    (fee includes camping fee, max five units allowed)

Additional Park Amenitites
  • Corrals
  • Electrical hookups
  • Pay shower house
  • Round pen
  • RV dump station
  • Shelters
  • Vault toilets

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Trail Information 

Little Missouri State Park has over 45 miles of trails in the park open to horseback riding and hiking. Visitors should check with park staff about current trail conditions as they can vary depending on weather conditions. 

Trail Map

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  • A PDF Map of the trails is available here.

  • All North Dakota State Park and Recreation Area maps are available free on Avenza maps, download the free App here.

  • Paper park maps are also available at the park.

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Contact

Little Missouri State Park
910 103rd Ave NW 
Killdeer, ND 58640


(701) 764-5256
lmosp@nd.gov

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