Very nice park with many level pull throughs. We were only there for one night and didn't unhitch. Plenty of restaurants within walking distance. Cell service was good. We picked up an open Wi-Fi from the city, but didn't use it. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Excellent park to use as a base to visit the Grand Forks area. Walking distance to downtown of cities on both sides of the river. Close to restaurants, movies, Cabela's, Saturday morning farmers market, and more. Lots of old trees and open areas, most sites pull through. Campground was created out of an old neighborhood and the existing streets were used to layout this spacious campground. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Excellent state park. Huge sites with lots of play room for kids. Has playground and tons of bike trails. Convenient to restaurants and movie theater. Right next to Red River and Grand Forks, ND. Highly recommend. Would stay again without hesitation. We camped here in a Motorhome.
If you are camping in the Grand Forks area, you are missing the boat if you pass up this park. It is sited right next to The Red River in grassy, partly shaded area, within walking distance of various, eateries, pubs, entertainment, and a new Cabelas, yet is isolated from them. So, there is a lot to do close by, and what appeared to be a huge playground with lots of stuff for kids just across the street. We liked this park! We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
It is a very nice, clean, and friendly park. The bathrooms and shower house are clean and new. There is a brand new playground that the kids could bike to. We attended the Fall Festival, and the kids had a good time with it. It is very close to town, interesting location and back story of the 1997 floods. We enjoyed the Hiking Club and geocaching in the park. The only issue was the location of our site that we picked, it was sugar beet harvest, and the trucks were jack breaking all night long 500 feet from our site. I would suggest picking a site in the middle or closer to the park office which is behind a dike and quieter. But it is a very nice campground. We camped here in a Tent Trailer.
What a little gem this campground is. We were looking for a campground in the Grand Forks area and found Red River Recreation Area. The sites are large with tremendous space between sites. The roads are paved, sites are gravel, and reasonably level. Most sites have plenty of shade and the park is very easy to walk around. The restrooms and showers are clean, modern, and well maintained. At night the park is very quiet and relaxing. There is a fire ring at each campsite. I really could not say enough good things. Perhaps the only thing missing is a pool if you are looking for something for kids to do. The only negative was not with the park rangers as they were extremely friendly and helpful. I was on the road and called the number listed for reservations. A very rude state employee informed me that reservations or request were not accepted for the same day. If I wanted to make a reservation it had to be for a future date. I said OK, then can you check your computer and tell me if the park is full and I should look at another campground. The rude person said, "No, I will not. Sites for the same day are first come first serve and you will have to take your chances." As I said earlier, this was the central reservations office for Minnesota parks. I took a chance and stopped at the park. The rangers were helpful, we got a great site for three nights with no problem. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Pretty nice park, large, large sites, walking path along the river, Private setting, did hear the train. Just watch for spring floods. Close to restaurants, movie theater, Cabela's. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Full hookups make this park a nice place to stay. There are great walking and bike trails, plus you are within walking distance to downtown Grand Forks, ND. The roads are concrete and the sites are gravel, large and fairly level with fire pits and tables. There is lots of grass and mature trees within the park. The showers, one shower house - 8 individual rooms, are separate from the restrooms and are keep very clean. There are two restrooms, one at each end of the park, also kept very clean. All are a short walk from any site. We stayed two nights. In October there are a number of workampers staying there who are working the sugar beet harvest. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Previously a residential neighborhood, it was converted to a campground after the devastating flood of 1997. Many pull-throughs although some have side-to-side leveling issues. Some dry-camping sites at a lower price as well as some non-reservable sites. Just a few blocks off US-2 and within walking distance to numerous restaurants, movie theater, and a Cabelas store. Along the many mile long Red River Greenway with paved trails for walking and biking. We'll be back. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We camped here in our 35' motor home. The sites are spacious with many shaded areas, but most were not level. We stayed in #89 and got here right after it rained and sunk in the muddy clay which also stuck to our tires like glue and took quite awhile to get it off. We could get satellite and local TV and had 4 bars on our Verizon cell and broadband card for the computer. There are miles of hiking/biking trails along the Red River which was nice. The camping fee does not include the $5.00 entrance fee. This is a very quiet park which is surprising due to its location to the busy road nearby although we had a very loud train whistle awaken us at 5:30 one of the mornings. We would have given this place a higher score if they would pave and level the sites. We enjoyed this place and would recommend it. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This park was created after the devastating floods of 1997 as part of a major flood control effort along the Red River and it is now a prime place to stay along this area of Highway 2. Fortunately for us, the park seems underused for its quality and price. There are many pull-through sites with full hookups that are nicely spaced and private with acres of grass around them. There are miles of hiking and biking paths along the river that are away from motor traffic and very pleasant. The only real negative for the park is that the pads are dirt and can be a real mess. A few loads of gravel and this park could be a 10. We would happily stay here again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a great Minnesota State Park campground. It is two miles from I-29 in North Dakota, located just off highway 2. They are currently adding more sites. This is a little known gem. Camp site pricing does not include the $5 per day vehicle charge. There is a public playground and public pool nearby. Great bike trail system. We've stayed here twice and will return. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.