Grand Forks Campground

     


Grand Forks, North Dakota
Phone: (701) 772-6108

Sites: 124
Avg. Rate: $28

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Latitude: 47.87374
Longitude: -97.09012

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites
  • Big Rig Access
  • Tent Camping
  • Restrooms (Plumbed)
  • Pit Toilets
  • Showers
  • $0.00 Shower Fee
  • Laundry Facilities
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee
  • Dump Station
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee
  • Propane Available
  • Firewood Available
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts
  • Water Spigot
  • Picnic Shelter
  • RV Wash
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee
  • Corral
  • Landing Strip
  • Overflow Parking
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP)
  • Electric (50 AMP)
  • Water
  • Sewer
  • WiFi
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee
  • Cellular Phone Service
  • Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup
  • Phone
  • Central Modem
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.)
  • Pool Access
  • Family Friendly
  • Playground
  • Pet Area
  • Waterfront
  • Clubhouse
  • Camp Store
  • Cafe / Snack Bar
  • Business Center
  • Group Camping
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Group Kitchen
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Concierge Services
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s)
  • Recreation Room
  • Gym/Workout Facilities
  • Beach Access
  • Boat Ramp
  • Marina
  • Boat Rentals
  • Fishing
  • Golfing
  • Bike Path(s)
  • Bike Rentals
  • Hiking
  • Spa
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Volley Ball
  • Sports Field
  • Arcade Games
  • Live Entertainment
  • Amphitheatre
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf
  • Billiards
  • Ping Pong
  • Lake
  • Pond
  • River
  • Creek
  • Ocean
  • Water Park
  • Casino

Review Details

Ratings overview
  • Excellent 1
  • Good 6
  • Average 7
  • Poor 4
  • Terrible 2

20 Reviews

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Peter McK

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

Interesting access down a dirt road. Staff were helpful and friendly. Site was level, with easy access. We only spent one night here as the park was booked out. I had no reason to move my starting mark of 7. We would stay here again if in the area. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Motorhome.

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mauigirl7254

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

As others mentioned, this park is located just off a busy freeway and about a mile down a very dusty road. We were tired and decided to stay. We paid, parked, went back to the office to get a refund, and left. While the staff was very accommodating, the RV park is dirty, dirty, dirty. We absolutely could not deal with being covered in dust from those driving too fast through the park and the farmers digging up the fields on all side of us. Lots of road workers which equals a lot of trucks and guys sitting around drinking and smoking. Not our kind of place at all. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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chillyvt

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $32.00
Overall Rating:      

While the campground was accessible from the highway, it was quite crowded. It was a Canadian holiday and many were down from Manitoba to visit. Being the beginning of the spring season, it was a bit muddy. After the heavy rain, our entry to the camper was a huge puddle. There is potential here, but someone has to care, and take care of the property. Okay for an overnight, because it's really the only place in the area. They are friendly. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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DUKE459

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

Date of Stay: - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Looks like someone bought a farm with a campground on it; they should stick to farming. The restrooms were a dirty mess, and the campsite was also. We asked for a site close to the restrooms but those sites were being used as a parking lot by the workers from the farm, it seems. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Truck Camper.

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Canadian Adventurer

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

This was an OK overnight stop off the freeway. This park also has a 1 mile gravel road leading into it, but it is maintained fairly well. The park needs some maintenance and the washrooms and showers are old and need maintenance. Only one of the three showers actually worked. The bathroom stall walls were all pulled out of the wall and were loose. There are many large stores and restaurants about 5 minutes away. It seems to be the only campground in this town. We had a quiet sleep with no train noise and minimal noise from the traffic. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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gagi

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

Date of Stay: - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

We did not enjoy the sound of traffic all night. We did not enjoy the smell of sewer. We did not enjoy traveling down a dirt road to get here. We will not be back. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Motorhome.

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Getagripp

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

After all the negative reviews, we were hesitant to stay here, but decided to try it due to its close proximity to Grand Forks. We are so happy we did! We found the campground well maintained, sites were level, lots of shade trees and our pull-through site offered a standard amount of yard space. Not overly large, but we were able to have our canopy down even though we had a large tree on our site. Washrooms were clean and well maintained and the check-in people were pleasant. Yes, you have to drive down a bit of a gravel road but it is well maintained. And yes it is just off the highway so you can hear traffic, but if you want convenience to a the city that is a sacrifice you have to make. No trains though (seems half the campgrounds we stay in have railway tracks running right beside them!). We will definitely stay here again. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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jwlbal

Review Count: 19
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

The biggest problem with this campground is a half mile dirt road going in. Its either muddy or dusty or both. This used to be a KOA years ago and has had little maintenance since those days. Depending on the wind direction, there may be a smell of sewage. It would be OK for overnight if not for the dirt road. Plan on visiting the car wash afterwards! We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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GeeksRUs

Review Count: 87
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $31.00
Overall Rating:      

Stated 1 night while passing through. Has so-so desk personnel. There are very narrow roads for a 38' 5er with a long truck. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Billb

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

The sites here were very tight and hard to get into. Also, the interior roads really need repaired! We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Motorhome.

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photomarg

Review Count: 101
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

If you're looking for a destination "resort"-type campground, this isn't it. There are lots of semi-permanent residents here and the campground is surrounded by farm machinery, trucks and other equipment either being stored or parked for several days, so it's not terribly attractive, but the sites themselves seem to be fairly clean and well-kept. We had a great time here just chilling for a few days. One slightly negative note: we wanted to extend our stay to a week and asked about the weekly rate, but it's not available unless you book for a week when you check in. But they do take credit cards now, contrary to an earlier post. The sites on one side of the campground are larger than on the other -- our site was plenty large. The sewer connection is at the back of the site, which was a challenge for our hose, but it worked. It's pretty quiet, even though it's right off the interstate, and there are wonderful farm field surrounding the campground so there's no noise or lights from there. We liked it and would stay here again. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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The Big Daddy

Review Count: 7
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This was an amazing experience compared to other campsites we stayed at along the way from Texas. The campground was clean and well maintained with many amenities and a wonderful fireworks show on the forth of July. Everything was exceptionally clean except for the disrespectful campers not cleaning up after themselves. Management is on the premises and was diligent about keeping the campground well maintained and cleaned up. They come around daily and clean all fire pits. The campground was never a KOA like mentioned in previous posts this is better then a KOA. The potential for peace and quite, and fun is all around you. This experience made me start looking for a home in the Dakotas as the people are willing to help and are very friendly. The manager of the campground was right there when we had issues with our camper. We have already made our reservation for next year! We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Ray Waugh

Review Count: 96
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

This park gets mixed reviews, and for good reason. Sites are dirt - the gravel is long gone. We were here in dry weather and found the place to be quite pleasant, but rain would turn the site into mud. Since our rig is small, we were put into the "B" row, which (along with "A" and "C") has spacious and shaded sites. The same is true of the "F" row, but "S" and "K" are the RV equivalent of tenement living - very crowded and nasty. Is this a good place? It was for us, thanks to dry weather and choice of site. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Travel Trailer.

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Slinkie

Review Count: 28
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

Like mentioned in other reviews, there is a dusty gravel road for access to the campground. They do not accept credit cards for payment. The campground felt seedy and not well maintained. Our site was a pull through, but there was a truck parked across from us that stuck out so far that we could not pull out of our site. Instead we had to back out when leaving. The only pleasant thing about this campground was that the wireless internet worked. We would not stay here again. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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camprats

Review Count: 80
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: - $28.00
Overall Rating:      

If you like clean vehicles, do not stop here – keep going to another town. There is a mile of extremely dusty road leading to the campground, and the same mile leading back out. If it has been raining, this road will likely cover your vehicles with mud. If the breeze is blowing from the road toward the park you will also have the benefit of more dust. The Park is no help either. Their brochure says in bold writing “Washing Vehicles $25, Rinsing off Vehicles $25, Rinsing Windows $25”. If you can get by the dirt, this is a well laid out and pleasant park. Mostly large pull-throughs with plenty of space between. Wifi performance almost zero at busy times. On air TV only, but many sites are suitable for satellite. Close to the major retail area in town. They do not accept credit cards. We would stop somewhere else another time. We camped at Grand Forks Campground in a Motorhome.

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