Welcome to North Dakota
The plains and badlands of North Dakota have seen history unfold. Embark on the same paths Lewis and Clark traversed. See the Badlands that inspired Teddy Roosevelt to create the National Park Service....
Surrounded by the expansive prairies of the Peace Garden State, the lakes of central North Dakota stand out like an oasis against the desert. From boating to hunting to world-class fishing, the possibilities for outdoors adventure are nearly endless, but as a vacation destination they remain largely off the beaten track. On this route from Devils Lake to Lake Sakakawea, you'll have the chance to enjoy unspoiled natural beauty and top-notch attractions while still feeling like you've got the place to yourself. Hurry, because it won't be long before the secrets out on some of the best fishing and sailing in the lower 48....
North Dakota: Explore Beautiful Landscapes in an Uncrowded State
From the Badlands to Grand Forks, the Peace Garden State has a few surprises up its sleeve. See where Teddy Roosevelt rode the range and celebrate Scandinavian culture. Follow trails through rugged countryside and play a few rounds on a golf course carved out of the Badlands....
How to Read Good Sam Directory Ratings
The three-number rating that accompanies each campground listing in the directory gives readers an at-a-glance assessment of a campground's amenities, cleanliness and environment.
How to read the Good Sam Rating 10/10 /10.All three ratings categories are measured on a scale of 1 to 10, with 10 being the best.Less than 1 percent of parks or campgrounds receive the coveted 10 / 10 / 10 rating, which indicates superior facilities that are well maintained, clean, well-appointed restrooms and a highly appealing appearance.Campgrounds are inspected annually by dedicated RVers like you.
Completeness of facilities
10 / 10 / 10The first campground rating evaluates completeness and quality of facilities.In this category we rate interior roads, sites, registration area, hookups, recreation, swimming, security, laundry, store and building maintenance.
Cleanliness and physical characteristics of restrooms and showers
10 / 10 / 10The second rating category concerns the cleanliness and physical characteristics of toilets, walls, showers, sinks/counters/mirrors and floor. If a park achieves a full point in each of the above, it receives a star (), indicating exceptionally clean restrooms.
Also rated are physical characteristics of restrooms, including interior construction, adequate supplies/odor free, adequate number of facilities, exterior appearance and location in relation to park spaces, and interior appearance.
Visual Appeal and Environmental Quality
10 / 10 / 10 This category addresses the park's setting and site layout, function and identification of signage, overall exterior building maintenance, noise, trash disposal, litter and debris around the grounds and sites, and appearance of grounds, sites and entrance area.