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    Description

    Located on the shores of the Missouri River just above Fort Randall Dam, North Point Recreation Area provides a spectacular river view. Lewis and Clark came up the river in late-August, early-September in 1804. In this area, they saw their first prairie dogs, which they called "barking squirrels." They were also told to watch for an infrequent phenomenon called "burning bluffs," where the shale ignites and smokes.

    Modern-day visitors can follow in the footsteps of Lewis and Clark and explore the area. If you'd like to stay overnight at North Point Recreation Area, the first step is reserve a campsite or camping cabin. The online reservation system is fast and easy-to-use. All campsites have electric hookups, with access to a dump station and restrooms equipped with flush toilets and showers. Cabins, open year-round, have a set of bunk beds and a double bed to accommodate four people. Sleep comfortably with air-conditioning and heating. Although cooking is not allowed indoors, a picnic table and fire grate give you outdoor options.

    From the beach, cool off in the water, or see if the fish--walleye, northern pike, bass, crappie and catfish--are biting. Bike or hike on the North Point trail. It's rated easy, with a few moderate grades. Checkout a game for fun and bring a picnic. You'll find a floating fuel dock and convenience store at The Fort Randall Marina onsite at North Point Recreation Area.

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    Amenities

    Onsite

    • 50 Amp Available
    • Lake
    • River
    • Dump Station
    • Picnic Area
    • Courtesy Dock
    • ADA Accessible
    • Pets Welcome
    • Rural Setting
    • Credit Crd Accepted
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    Recreation

    Onsite

    • Beach
    • Playground
    • Boat Ramp
    • Biking - Mountain
    • Biking - Road
    • Bird Watching
    • Boating - Paddle
    • Boating
    • Boating - Watercraft
    • Education Activity
    • Fishing
    • Sailing/Windsurfing
    • Scenic Driving
    • Swimming
    • Trap/Skeet Shooting
    • Water Skiing
    • Wildlife Viewing
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    Guest Opinions are very important

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    A minusOverall Rating
    10/05/2018

    Well-kept

    The entire park, including our cabin, the bathrooms, playground, & the rest of the parkgrounds were well-kept & clean.
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    Management Response

    We are glad that you enjoyed your stay, and we hope that you will continue to camp with us again in the future. Thank You!
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    10/05/2018

    Sandon

    We love North Pount Campground. We have camped there for over 30 years. The facility is beautiful, well maintained, and the campground staff are very helpful. We highly recommend this Location for your next destination.
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    Management Response

    Thank you for your continued patronage at North Point Recreation Area. We are glad to hear that you've always had a pleasant experience with us and we look forward to having you camp with us again in the future.
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    10/04/2018

    Great visit

    We absolutely loved this campground. It is extremely difficult to get a reservation, because it is so nice it is popular. We stayed twice in Sept. 2018 when it was not so busy and had a terrific experience. Now we just have to figure out how to navigate the reservations system so we can get a chance to stay a few times again next year.
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    Management Response

    Reservations can be 90 days in advance through our call center at 1-800-710-2267 or through our website campsd.com We hope that you will camp with us again in the future.
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    10/04/2018

    Will Be Back

    We stayed in the cabins. Price was right, very clean, nicely set-up, and comfortable beds. The air conditioner was nice and cold and inviting when we came back from all day fishing on the lake. The lake was easy to maneuver. Beautiful clean water. We will be coming back in the spring of 2019.
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    Management Response

    We appreciate your comments, and we are glad to hear that you enjoyed your stay at North Point. We look forward to having you camp with us again in the future.
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