North Dakota

Learn about camping and boondocking in North Dakota

Boondocking in North Dakota!

Boondocking in North Dakota is mostly found in the three national grasslands, Cedar River NG, Little Missouri NG, and Sheyenne NG. There are a couple of free campgrounds found within Theodore Roosevelt National Park. There are some BLM lands in the western portion of the state, but very sparse. Many counties offer free camping at their lakes.

North Dakota Boondocking Map

This North Dakota Boondocking Map contains locations of free boondocking and free campgrounds where bloggers and YouTubers have produced detailed reviews. Click on a map marker to access their reviews…

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North Dakota Boondocking Maps

Places to Camp for Free in North Dakota

Sweet Briar Lake

Updated: June 16, 2024

Sweet Briar Lake, Bismarck, ND Run by Morton County Department of Parks and Campgrounds, Sweet Briar Lake offers primitive camping with all...

North Dakota State Camping Laws and Regulations

North Dakota Rest Area Rules

Updated: April 5, 2024

Are you allowed to stay overnight at a North Dakota rest area? How long can you stay at a North...

Federal Lands in North Dakota