Places to Camp near Grand Forks, ND

Whether you're a tent camper, an RVer, or just passing through, Grand Forks, ND has a lot to offer. Enjoy the scenic camping, fun activities, and sights and sounds of Grand Forks. Search nearby campsites and find top-rated spots from other campers.

Best Camping Sites Near Grand Forks, ND (49)

    Camper-submitted photo from Turtle River State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Turtle River State Park Campground
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    Camper-submitted photo from Turtle River State Park Campground
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    Turtle River State Park Campground

    19 Reviews
    58 Photos
    36 Saves
    Larimore, North Dakota

    Welcome to Turtle River State Park Campground, nestled near Arvilla, ND. This place is a gem for those who appreciate a mix of nature and convenience. Open all year round, it offers a variety of accommodations including tent sites, RV spots, cabins, and even some glamping options.

    One of the standout features here is the abundance of trails. Whether you're into short, leisurely hikes or just want to wander through the woods, you'll find plenty of paths to explore. The trails are relatively easy, making them perfect for families or those looking for a relaxed stroll. Keep an eye out for deer and squirrels; they're frequent visitors.

    The campground is big rig friendly and offers electric hookups, which is a huge plus for RV campers. The bathrooms and showers are consistently praised for being clean and well-maintained. There's also a sanitary dump station available, making it convenient for longer stays.

    Pets are welcome, and there's even a dog park where your furry friends can run off-leash. If you're into fishing, the river provides a good spot to cast a line. Just remember, no hunting is allowed, which keeps the area peaceful and safe for everyone.

    For those who enjoy a bit of social activity, the campground hosts events like scavenger hunts and even a murder mystery game. It's a great way to meet fellow campers and add some fun to your stay.

    One thing to note: WiFi is only available at the entrance station, so plan accordingly if you need to stay connected. But honestly, with all the natural beauty around, you might just forget about your devices altogether.

    So pack your bags, bring your sense of adventure, and enjoy all that Turtle River State Park Campground has to offer.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Camper-submitted photo from Red River State Recreation Area
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    Red River State Recreation Area

    13 Reviews
    23 Photos
    14 Saves
    Grand Forks, North Dakota

    Welcome to Red River State Recreation Area, a unique camping spot that offers a blend of nature and urban convenience. Nestled near East Grand Forks, MN, this campground is perfect for those who want to enjoy the great outdoors without straying too far from city amenities.

    The campground is open from May to October and features a variety of sites suitable for both tents and RVs. You'll find full hookups, electric-only sites, and even some walk-in sites near the river. One of the standout features here is the easy access to the Red River trails, making it a fantastic spot for biking enthusiasts. The trails loop through both North Dakota and Minnesota, offering scenic rides and connections to the larger city.

    Visitors have noted the spaciousness between sites, which adds a touch of privacy even though you're close to town. The park is pet-friendly, and you can enjoy a campfire at your site, with firewood available for purchase. If you're traveling with a big rig, you'll appreciate the big-rig-friendly sites and the convenience of a sanitary dump station.

    For those who like to explore, the campground's proximity to local attractions is a big plus. Restaurants, bars, and even a Cabela's are just a short walk away. If you need to stock up on supplies or want to enjoy a meal out, you won't have to go far.

    The park itself is well-maintained, with clean showers and toilets. While some facilities are a bit older, they are functional and add to the charm of the place. The walk-in sites near the river are particularly nice if you prefer a quieter spot.

    Overall, Red River State Recreation Area offers a great mix of outdoor activities and urban convenience, making it a popular choice for campers looking to enjoy both worlds.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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      Grand Forks FamCamp

      3 Reviews
      Larimore, North Dakota
      • Pets
      • ADA Access
      • RVs
      • Tents
      • Standard (Tent/RV)
      • Trash

      $16 - $20 / night

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        Old Mill State Park Campground

        9 Reviews
        36 Photos
        14 Saves
        Foldahl, Minnesota
        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Phone Service
        • Reservable
        • ADA Access
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        Holiday City Park

        2 Reviews
        11 Photos
        1 Save
        Foldahl, Minnesota
        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Reservable
        • ADA Access
        • RVs
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        Larimore Dam Rec Area

        1 Review
        27 Photos
        2 Saves
        Larimore, North Dakota
        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Phone Service
        • Reservable
        • ADA Access
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        Belmont Park

        2 Reviews
        21 Photos
        7 Saves
        Hillsboro, North Dakota
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Reservable
        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Group

        $10 / night

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        Old Crossing Treaty Park

        3 Reviews
        5 Photos
        5 Saves
        Fertile, Minnesota
        • Pets
        • Phone Service
        • Tents
        • Cabins
        • Standard (Tent/RV)
        • Tent Cabin
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      Frequently Asked Questions

      Which is the most popular campground near Grand Forks, ND?

      According to TheDyrt.com, the most popular campground near Grand Forks, ND is Turtle River State Park Campground with a 4.3-star rating from 19 reviews.

      What parks are near Grand Forks, ND?

      According to TheDyrt.com, there are 4 parks near Grand Forks, ND that allow camping, notably John Paul Hammerschmidt Lake and Arkansas River - Terry Lock and Dam.