Downstream Campground, North Dakota

Found a very nice US Army Corps of Engineers campground on the Missouri River, just down from Lake Sakakawea. It looks like a good place to regroup.

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Downstream Campground - Army Corps of Engineers, near Riverdale, ND: Site #18 (131 RV sites total) - This site has: electric hookup • water nearby. Campground Notes: flush toilets • vault toilets • showers • dump station available • river access • trails from campground • trails nearby • 1696’ elevation. July 28th - 30th.

Overall Experience: smile

WIND STORM AT THE CAMPGROUND

WIND STORM AT THE CAMPGROUND

We’re throughly enjoying this well maintained COE campground that's in a pleasant setting. Last night, the area was hit with unusually high winds, which resulted in many downed tree limbs and a few toppled trees. It was amazing how quickly the damage was cleaned up. The campground has three loops and the most popular during the week appears to be loop one, which is the non-reservable loop.

From the campground, it's a short walk on trails to Garrison Dam Hatchery. We saw even more evidence of the wind storm and a well-constructed bird viewing blind along the trail. WALK TO HATCHERY WALK TO HATCHERY GARRISON DAM HATCHERY GARRISON DAM HATCHERY AQUARIUM AT THE HATCHERY

Geographical Center of North America

Sometimes we gotta play tourist.


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