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Hazelton Recreation Area

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About This Campground

Hazelton Recreation Area is located on the east bank of the Missouri River on Lake Oahe just south of Bismarck, North Dakota. The lake is formed by the Oahe Dam in South Dakota, which was built during the Flood Control Act of 1944, commonly called the Pick-Sloan Plan. The lake and dam are named…

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites

Features

For Campers

  • Electric Hookups
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • 30 amp Hookups
  • 50 amp Hookups

Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

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Location

Hazelton Recreation Area is located in North Dakota

Directions

From Bismarck, ND, take University Drive south (road becomes Highway 1804). Continue 25 miles south. Recreation area will be on the right side of the road.

Coordinates

46.52055542 N
100.543333 W

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About This Campground

Hazelton Recreation Area is located on the east bank of the Missouri River on Lake Oahe just south of Bismarck, North Dakota. The lake is formed by the Oahe Dam in South Dakota, which was built during the Flood Control Act of 1944, commonly called the Pick-Sloan Plan. The lake and dam are named for the Oahe Indian Mission established in 1874 among the Lakota Sioux Indians.

Over 50 recreation areas are scattered around Lake Oahe, where camping, fishing, boating and hunting are popular activities. For more information, please visit the Oahe Dam & Lake website .

Recreation

Visitors enjoy coming to Lake Oahe for its great boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing opportunities. Many species of fish inhabit the lake, including walleye, northern pike and yellow perch.

Many acres of land around the lake are open to public hunting. A wide variety of small and large game animals inhabit the area, including deer, pronghorn, grouse, dove, pheasant, partridge, squirrel, rabbit and waterfowl.

Facilities

The campground offers 18 primitive sites and 12 sites with 50-amp electrical hookups. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided.

Amenities include vault toilets and a playground. A boat ramp is located on-site and has a large paved parking lot, adjacent picnic tables, a fish cleaning station and additional vault toilets.

Natural Features

Lake Oahe extends from Oahe Dam near Pierre, South Dakota to Bismarck, North Dakota and is 231 miles long. Its 2,250 miles of shoreline are made up of mixed grass prairie dotted with trees that grow down to the shore in occasional steep draws.

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Lake Oahe contact_info

For facility specific information, please call (701) 255-0015.

Charges & Cancellations

A $10 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see R1S Reservation Policy.

ADA Access: N

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