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Fort Ransom State Park

6 Reviews

About This Campground

Nestled in the Sheyenne River Valley, about 65 miles southeast of Jamestown, Fort Ransom State Park is a 950-acre recreation area amid rolling grasslands and mixed woods. Once the site of an 1860s military encampment, the location now offers year-round outdoor recreation, from hiking, fishing, and…


For Campers

  • Market
  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available

For Vehicles

  • Sanitary Dump
  • Sewer Hookups
  • Pull-Through Sites
  • 30 amp Hookups
  • Water Hookups


  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite


6 Reviews of Fort Ransom State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Brittany The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 15, 2020

Lovely River

This campground has the North Country Trail go right through it, and that is how we ended up camping there. Kids enjoyed the ice cream and refreshments for sale at the gift shop. We were able to get down to the river from our primitive site and cool off. While the bank its self was quite steep…

Dan C.
Reviewed Jul. 15, 2020

Hiking trails and river for canoeing/kayaking/fishing

Stayed at a site in the open field near to the road.  (last site available) only down side was that you got to feel the ND winds (10-30mph+) all the time.....   Next time will stay on the other side of the river at their "primitive" campsites.  those sites are all in the trees and secluded.  Also…

  • one of the many easy trails around the park.  Rolling hills, valley and ridge walks.
Janet R.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 3, 2020

Nice experience by the Sheyenne River and Grasslands

This is a year round multi-use state park along the forest-lined Sheyenne River and near the Sheyenne National Grasslands. There are miles of trails through all kinds of habititats from forest to prairie to riparian shores and the water trail. In winter there is great cross country skiing and…

  • Main campground bath house
  • the North Country Scenic Trail passes through the park, and it extends all the way east to meet up with the Appalachian Trail!
  • Pioneer cabin which can be rented
Siteprimitive walk-in site


Fort Ransom State Park is located in North Dakota


46.54570557 N
97.92551828 W

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