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Medora, North Dakota

Red Trail Campground

Medora, North Dakota



Medora, North Dakota
Phone: (800) 621-4317

Sites: 113
Recent Rate: $33 7/2016

Latitude: 46.9087711677339
Longitude: -103.523762226105

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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) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers yes
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station yes
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts no
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter no
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • 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 yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service yes
  • Verizon, Sprint Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers Verizon,Sprint
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup yes
  • Phone Phone ?
  • 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 no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area no
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse no
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center no
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms no
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities no
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services no
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) no
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Beach Access Beach Access no
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp no
  • Marina Marina no
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Golfing Golfing no
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) no
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals no
  • Hiking Hiking no
  • Spa Spa no
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit no
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball no
  • Sports Field Sports Field no
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games no
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment no
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre no
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf no
  • Billiards Billiards no
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong no
  • Lake Lake no
  • Pond Pond no
  • River River no
  • Creek Creek no
  • Ocean Ocean no
  • Water Park Water Park no
  • Casino Casino no

Review Details

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133 Reviews

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Review Count: 75
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Very convenient campground! Right next to TRNP and to town. Almost all back in sights (we liked ours the best as it was on the end with nice shade trees and out of the traffic). Staff was nice, and "parked" you - really needed it as some sites were tricky, but they knew what they were doing! Lots of people coming and going all the time, busy place because of the National Park. Could have used 5 days instead of just the 4. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
89
Site Surface
Gravel, Grass
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my motorhome
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Lots! Visiting TRNP is the main attraction - save time to see both ends (each takes a day). Take in the Medora Musical and Dinner Buffet, it's really worth it! The shops in town are the basic tourist "stuff", nothing unique, but the food is good.

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Review Count: 40
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $35.00
Overall Rating:      

Nice park in town close to TRNP and the Medora Musical. The musical is well worth going to. The park is a little aging but very acceptable. Would stay there again. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient

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

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Bathrooms dirty. Sites close together. Asked to change sites for second day (a Sunday). Response was: "No, we have a lot more people coming in." The next morning, the same sites (and there were quite a few), were still empty. Convenient to Medora, a big advantage. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
60
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

Take advantage of proximity to Medora and Teddy Roosevelt NP.

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Review Count: 79
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

I spent 3 nights at this park while visiting Medora and Theodore Roosevelt NP. My site was a back-in. One of the staff was very helpful in assisting me with getting into the site. Since I was going to be using my tow car, disconnecting was not a problem. My site was level enough and gave me a clear sky for my satellite. WiFi was adequate. The park is beginning to show its age; however, it was satisfactory enough for my stay. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Both units of Theodore Roosevelt NP are spectacular and not too crowded. Tour of the Chateau De Mores was enjoyable as was the North Dakota Cowboy Hall of Fame.

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Review Count: 66
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

Check-in staff was friendly and provided escort to site. The park has a variety of back-in and pull-through sites and should be able to handle most any size rig. The pull-throughs are long enough that it looks like they could place RVs in them back-to-back. Sites are gravel/dirt with grass between. They really need more gravel; when there has been lots of rain, as it was when we were there, there are a lot of muddy spots and standing water. Some sites are in among large trees, other are in the open. There is a picnic table and small grill at each site. Wi Fi worked well sometimes, could not get on at other times. Cable TV has about 60 channels ($2 per night charge). The park is conveniently located near the many tourist attractions in Medora. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

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Review Count: 79
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: June, 2016 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older park which is showing its age but it works just fine for staying in Medora for a few days to visit the national park. It is very quiet. Wifi has worked well for 3 days. Cable TV is a must if you want to watch anything at all because over-air TV doesn't work here. Staff is friendly and helpful. The gentleman who assists people with parking is extremely good at it and we had no problem getting into a 90-degree slot (which we hate doing). Would definitely stay here again. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
49
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Visit both North and South units of Theodore Roosevelt National Park. The North Unit is worth the 70 mile drive.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

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

Lady at check in wasn't overly friendly. She was yelling at her kid when we walked in and didn't provide WiFi password so we had no access to the Internet through the campground. The park was quite and relaxing but the roads in the park needed some maintenance and the buildings looked a bit rundown needed a good coat of paint and trees around the roads by check in needed to be trimmed back for larger rigs. I noticed at night a sewer gas smell in the park as I walked through with our dogs. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
39
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Sand
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 14
Helpful Reviews: 12

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $29.00
Overall Rating:      

There probably isn't another park with more divergent views and scores.
This is a family owned park. The lady in the office is third generation; she was raised here at the park. Now she and her husband run it, though extended family are still about.
This is a big park, over 90 sites with overflow on adjacent property. It is in walking distance of the town of Medora with its shopping and activities.
This is the best park in Medora and is used all season long. We have stayed a week and even in September it is at least 50% full. This is part of the wear that is evident. The park is always in use.
RV sites are almost all back-in, gravel, and level. Sites are wide enough for awnings and/or slides and a picnic table. RV and tent sites have a choice of services: elect 30 or 50, sewer, water, whatever configuration there is cable at 2.00 for all. It is excellent cable, we put our Dish away; over 60 channels. Utilities were convenient and hook up easy.
Medora is cut out of the Badlands where scrub brush is the norm.
The grass around the sites and the lawns here at Red Trail is a struggle too. The grounds looks like a neighborhood ball field after a summer of play, a little thin, a little worn, particularly around RV sites, tent sites look better. The grounds are maintained as clean and orderly as traffic will allow.
The bathrooms are basically clean and tended to daily. They probably need some updating but are adequate and met our daily needs.
There are no groceries in Medora, the store here has a surprising variety of food and rv necessities. This is a good park, well run by a caring family that finds itself with the only game in town. There is a family tradition of good service, even the kids, and it shows. We enjoyed our stay. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

This park is not the destination, nor the attraction. See all the sights in Medora, the shopping, the Cowboy Museum, and the Medora Musical.
Then go looking for buffalo at Teddy Roosevelt National Park. We saw buffalo, wild horses, and big, big prairie dog towns.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

This is the Worst park we have ever been too. Very dirty, run down, unfriendly and sewer gas smell. Really quite awful. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
1
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

ND National cowboy hall of fame was awesome

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Review Count: 20
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 5

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

We stayed here two nights so we could tour Theodore Roosevelt park. Our site was level and clean. Wifi was very good. The campground is in town, so close to every. Nice town. Have stayed here before. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Lots of cute shops. The Medora musical is worth seeing, and the pitchfork barbecue is fun. Really enjoyed Theodore Roosevelt park. Beautiful scenery especially in the fall. Saw Bison, coyote, eagle, and wild horses.

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Review Count: 126
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites are really packed in tight. As others have said, the expert help by owner guiding into sites was needed to squeeze in. We had some tree branches hanging low and he promptly came and cut them. Very dusty interior road. Utilities worked well. WiFi was hit or miss. Verizon signal strong. Trees blocked our satellite access but would have been fine at other sites. The park was extremely busy so bathroom cleanliness varied. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $33.00
Overall Rating:      

Friendly staff. Check-in was quick but somewhat redundant. We were escorted to our site and provided with expert back-in advice. Neighbors sewer drain was right at our front step. Luckily our neighbor was kind enough to stow his hose until he needed it. Very dusty throughout the facility. We were at the back of the park and the train was not bothersome. We did take advantage of the cable TV as I could not get the satellite to work due to the large cottonwoods. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
41
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tips for other Campers:

Highly recommend doing the Medora Music Festival. Get your tickets early as the show sells out on most nights. Very professional and highly entertaining production. The "Pitchfork Fondue" added to the experience but will forego standing in that line next time. We also took in the TRNP and saw lots of Bison, wild horses, turkey, and deer.

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Review Count: 40
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

Our site was level dirt and out in the open with a cement pad for BBQ and picnic table surrounded by dried grass and weeds. It appeared to have slightly more room between us and next door than those under the trees did but no more room in the back. We were able to get Dish portable satellite even with the closeness of other RVs. We stayed for 4 nights and most nights the campground filled by evening. We did not have any trouble with dusty roads even the days it did not rain. One of the main paved roads has large holes in the surface. We had requested a 50 amp pull thru site when making the reservation and at that time we were told there were no pull thru available but not that we would be unable to get 50 amp. The RV tech charges $65/hour but it would be advisable to call ahead to see if he can do the work you require. He was unable to adjust our trailer brakes and was not familiar with our Pull Rite hitch. When checking in the reception was indifferent and we were not given information on the campground including rules or Wi-Fi usage. The owner was very friendly when he backed us into our site. There is little else in the area with hook ups so we would probably return but would make sure we were going to be assigned a 50 amp site. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Dirt
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

When turning off the main road to cross the railroad tracks you need to swing wide with a long trailer because there is a concrete divider in the middle of the road.

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Review Count: 282
States Visited: 47
Helpful Reviews: 26

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

Clean park with friendly office staff. They lead you to a spot and help you back in or pull through. We had 50 amp service with full hookups. Verizon and wifi worked well. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Be sure to go to Pitchfork Steak Fondue dinner and the Medora Musical. That is special. A drive through Theodore Roosevelt Park is a must. Stop at the visitor center there and then look for wild horses, bison, elk and more. We enjoyed the chateau visit but were disappointed in the stage coach ride as it did not keep to a schedule.

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Review Count: 43
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 11

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

This is a very tight park. We selected a site with elect only to save money plus we had more space out there. The cable T V is $2 a night but well worth it. A lot of digital stations. Close to national park and easy walk to Medora. The guide that brings you in does a great job as things are tight. We camped at Red Trail Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
75
Site Surface
Grass
Campsite Features
Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Very Close
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open

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