Glyndon, Minnesota

Buffalo River State Park

Glyndon, Minnesota



Glyndon, Minnesota
Phone: (218) 498-2124

Sites: 44
Recent Rate: $31 7/2015

Latitude: 46.8662063408837
Longitude: -96.4694881439209

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

12 Reviews

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Blu1e

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

Park entrance fee ($5.00) is not included in the camping fee. Water and dump station at entrance. Road was blacktop but sites were gravel. Campground is big rig friendly. Our site was fairly level with electricity. Sites are within eye sight of each other with no trees or vegetation to block your view but there is plenty of grass to play on. The restrooms are clean with hot/cold running water. There is a filtered pond for swimming but we didn't use it. Park is easy to get to from the interstate. We used it as a stopover on a trip out west. We would stay here again. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

We just used it as a stopover on a longer trip.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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RosieandThumper

Review Count: 21
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Rate was with Access Pass discount. This was a nice park. It is small and quiet with large sites and 50 amp electric. The mosquitoes were awful. There is a pit toilet and walking trails. Nice shade throughout the park. We would stay again. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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frankltd

Review Count: 41
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $39.00
Overall Rating:      

Let me be clear here. If you are looking for a state park to bring your family and hang out for a week in your self contained RV, this might be the place. If you are are like us traveling in a tent trailer it is not. This is a small campground that is swampy when it rains. I somehow missed that there were no water hookups which would not have been a problem if the bathhouse had been good. Unfortunately the floors of the bathhouse were soaking wet during our entire visit. It is as if someone hosed it down and left it. We would not stay here again! We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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TheresaB426

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed with a group. LOVELY, rustic and so very relaxing! Loved the lake/pool! Lots of fun! We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Team Asphalt

Review Count: 107
States Visited: 41
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: October, 2013 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

Very nice and quiet. If it's crowded, a big rig might have a problem getting into some sites while negotiating trees but in the fall it is a lovely place and no problem. The water was turned off and the dump closed (Oct 10) but 50 amps was available. Nice prairie walking path nearby. Big fire rings and picnic table. No WiFi and AT&T very weak. RV campgrounds in Fargo, ND were limited so this was a good alternative traveling east. Would stay again. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Motorhome.

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B HANSEN

Review Count: 22
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $16.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a small gem of a State Park, very family friendly. Plenty of families with kids and dogs. The staff is very friendly and helpful. The campground host came around twice a day picking up litter. The swimming area was used by many families and was a short walk. We will plan more trips there. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Mocha Riffic

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $38.00
Overall Rating:      

Park was very quiet and nicely kept. Lots of recycling options which was really nice to see. Showers were a bit grimey though. There was a nice view of the prairies from our site which made for a great sunset. Would camp here again. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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socerbruse

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

We arrived late to this campground and filled out the paperwork at office. Very easy to complete, even in the dark. They had our name and site number on a whiteboard in the window. Just as I was finishing the paperwork the Park Ranger appeared and was very helpful as well, providing us with directions to the park and willing to answer any questions we had. The park was easy to get around, even in the dark. We had a site on the woods side on the outside of the road. We had a spot on the end, which was great. It was a large site with a great view of the woods and right by the entrance to the trail. The sites within the center of the park appeared very close together; we would only stay on the outside ring when coming back. The bathrooms were pretty close to our site. We didn't need to use them, but did see several people using them. They appeared clean, and we didn't smell them at all, which was nice. We would stay here again, as it was easy to find, and the sites were clean. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Motorhome.

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akaese

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Booking done on-line: includes an $8.50 charge for doing the book per visit. Electricity was an extra $4 which we did not need but the site has it. Site was on the prairie side and not on the wood/river side. The wooded sites are buggy and very shady but more attractive than the prairie sites. Sites are not large but have long parking pads. The middle section is more crowded than the outside campsites. Very friendly camp hosts who took time to explain park events. One geocache at the park had been moved. Life guards are on duty at certain times at the man-made lake: not really a swimming pool in the traditional sense but very nice. Great hiking. Park rangers will deliver wood to your site and drove around in the evening offering wood for sale. Bathrooms were OK: clean enough. Limited number of showers. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Tent Trailer.

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BCinWI

Review Count: 13
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

A nice park as others have written. A great stop if you're traveling on I-94. Easy to get to, gas and diesel convenient. Roads in park are a little tight. Our 5ver is 31' and I wouldn't want to back up much more in this park. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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AndersonFamily

Review Count: 57
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2007 - $22.00
Overall Rating:      

This park has a large natural swimming area surrounded by a beach as the main attraction. There is some hiking on well maintained trails. Sites 0 through 16 back onto a prairie and were the most popular. 17 - 34 back into a wooded area. We thought the wooded sites were much buggier than those on the prairie side. Limited cell phone coverage in park. Shower/restroom facilities adequate. There is no naturalist present (although the brochure says there is). Tent campers have their own loop with some nice large shaded sites. We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Motorhome.

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Motorhome Madness

Review Count: 7264
States Visited: 55
Helpful Reviews: 49

Overall Rating:      

This is a beautiful state park. The camping portion is in the woods -- the remainder of
the park is open prairie with many trails. They have a wonderful swimming beach. The camp sites are rather large and max rv length is 50'. Definitely would go back! We camped at Buffalo River State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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