8.5 Excellent
Cavailer, North Dakota

Icelandic State Park

Cavailer, North Dakota

Cavailer, North Dakota
Phone: (701) 328-5357

Sites: 160
Recent Rate: $35 7/2015

Latitude: 48.772875
Longitude: -97.735271

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • 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 yes
  • 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
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-lake Waterfront Waterfront yes-lake
  • 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 ?
  • 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

6 Reviews

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

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

The campsites are well spaced and have shade. Most do not have level parking areas (slightly inclined), so bring some boards to level your RV. Although there are no lakeside RV campsites, the beach area is very nice -- and just a short walk. We camped at Icelandic State Park in a Motorhome.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Number
Site Surface
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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Review Count: 15
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

20 is nightly fee but there is a $4 reservation fee and a daily vehicle permit fee. $54.00 for two nights and it was worth it. Park was virtually empty as we stayed on a Tuesday and Wednesday. Great playgrounds in several areas of the park. Big Rig friendly (our 40' motorhome fit well). Would have been a 10 if the water wasn't located at the back of the rig and we needed a short extension. You can swim in the lake and picnic on the tables nearby under the trees. This park is just beautiful. No sewer but there is a dump. At this time they are doing construction at the main entrance. You will need to take a gravel/dusty detour but the park is worth it. We camped at Icelandic State Park in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 183
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 23

Date of Stay: August, 2012 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

The good news is every RV site is a pull through! The bad news is the shared water faucets. If you can get a spot in the West loop (which is 100% first come first serve), you get your own water faucet. Both the South Loop (100% reservations only) and the North Loop (part first come, first serve, part reservation only) have shared water faucets, one faucet between every other site. You will need 50 feet, maybe more, of hose. But the good news is there are two water faucets on the shared pole. So, you won't have to negotiate with your neighbor over using a splitter. Water irritation aside, this is a great park! The spacing between each site is adequate, the acreage per spot is adequate. There are plenty of trees for shade. Although every spot is a pull through, the bad news is the spots on the right of the driving road are easy to get into. The spots on the left of the driving road require either that you make a 180 degree U-Turn to get in, or that you turn around and approach the site from the other direction. Basically, this means you can drive both directions on the driving road, but the driving road is not wide enough for two lane driving. YIKES! The third alternative is that you can just pull in with a left turn, and put up with the hookups being on the "wrong" side. There are some "double" sites for buddy camping in each loop. If you can get one of those, the "shared" water faucets are more conveniently located. There is a beautiful primitive tent area with adequate spacing and adequate shade for tents. There are also three "park here, hike it in there" tent sites near the lake. You don't have to hike too far. Those sites have the best shade. Swimming pool had been marked "yes," but I changed it to "no." There is no swimming pool, but there is a "no lifeguard" swimming area in the lake. Also, plenty of playgrounds for children. During the summer, there is a concession stand with pizza and ice cream on weekends only. If you have the North Dakota annual pass, the rate is $20. Without the pass it's $25. Good TV reception of a few channels over the antenna. Good reception with Verizon cellular modem, cell phone, and "Home Phone Connect" service. I would love to give this park a 10, but the shared water faucets requiring 50 feet or more of hose, and the "not wide enough for two lane driving but two lane driving is still allowed" driving road make me only give it an 8. We camped at Icelandic State Park in a Motorhome.

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

Date of Stay: June, 2011 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very well maintained State Park. The lake is a man made lake and therefore is not the biggest body of water and it's popular with people looking to water-ski, jet-ski etc. All the sites in the main campground are pull through sites and are of good size with grassy areas on each site. The park has 3 different modern washroom buildings in the campground area. So well laid out and maintained the park is very enjoyable. Almost so much so that it's becoming tougher and tougher to even get sites during the summer weekends. We camped at Icelandic State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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Review Count: 88
States Visited: 20
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful place, the museum and trails are great. It's big enough to use the bikes and don't forget the Pembook Museum across the road with many, many restored vehicles and tractors. Would return in a heartbeat. We camped at Icelandic State Park in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2007 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

Very beautiful campground that is kept up immaculately. Swimming beach is great for the kids. Very impressive fishing pier with railings around it (keeps young kids at bay) and quite a few small perch that keeps kids interested. We camped at Icelandic State Park in a Travel Trailer.

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