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Hensler, North Dakota

Cross Ranch State Park - Sanger

Hensler, North Dakota

Hensler, North Dakota
Phone: (701) 794-3731

Sites: 16
Recent Rate: $20 8/2015

Latitude: 47.180245383934
Longitude: -100.99042482748

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites no
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access no
  • 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) no
  • 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
  • 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-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 ?
  • 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

2 Reviews

These reviews are the opinion of an RVParkReviews’ member and not the views of RVParkReviews.com

Review Count: 72
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Very poorly kept State Park. Very hard to get into the park. When we got to our campsite, evidently there had been a storm come through at some point and we had to get out and clear out all the fallen branches before we could even back in. Was very disappointed after staying at a really nice ND State Park the night before. It is really secluded and we did not feel safe at all. We stayed 2 nights only because we couldn't get reservations anywhere else. The main area of Cross Ranch was well kept, but this area is about 1 miles south and is like an abandoned lot. Very unlevel site. We camped at Cross Ranch State Park - Sanger in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Site Surface
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady

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

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

This campground is part of Cross Ranch State Park and is located two miles from the main part of Cross Ranch. If you self-register, and don't go into the main part of Cross Ranch, you are not required to pay the $5 vehicle fee on top of the camping fee. (This was my understanding, but I strongly urge you to check with the park on this. ) The electric sites ($15) are on one side of the driving road. The non-electric sites ($12) are on the other side of the driving road and face the river. Again, those are the prices that were on the sign. The non-electric sites are intended for tents, RV's do not fit into them (except for site 16, I'll explain later in this review). If you are in a tent site, you park along the driving road, and there is a small path down to your camping site. The electric sites are back-in, and are easy to get into as long as you are camping mid-week when it's not busy. However, if you bring an RV in for a weekend when it's busy, you have to maneuver around all the cars parked in front of the tent sites. Dicey! The electric sites have only an electric pole, no water or sewer. There is a water faucet at the entrance to the campground where you can fill up. Although the water is potable, might want to run it through a couple of filters as it's "well" water. There is no sewer dump. The closest sewer dump is in the main part of Cross Ranch, but if you go into the main part of Cross Ranch, you will have to pay the $5 vehicle fee (unless you have the North Dakota annual pass). Easier just to say "no sewer dump at this campground." There is a boat launch near the campground, and a picnic area and hiking trail. If you like to fish and don't mind dry camping, try to get site 16. It's kind of "hidden" and you have to go to the boat ramp to access it. You can creatively get an RV down there. Site 16 gives you "front row fish out your window" opportunity. Good place to overnight if you are out in the middle of nowhere in North Dakota and just need a place to stop. One more thing: If your GPS routes you through Hensler, IGNORE. Instead, take Highway 83 to Alt 200 until you get to Washburn, and navigate from there. Follow the signs. Sanger will be 2 miles BEFORE the main entrance to Cross Ranch. We camped at Cross Ranch State Park - Sanger in a Motorhome.

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