Cottonwood Campground (Nd)

Cottonwood Campground (Nd)

The Cottonwood Campground (Nd) location is in Medora, North Dakota
58645. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Cottonwood Campground (Nd) facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Po Box 7

North Dakota

Phone number


Campground information Medora, North Dakota


For people visiting the South Unit of Theodore Roosevelt National Park, Cottonwood Campground is a great place to stay. Located five miles from the entrance to the South Unit of the park, the campground is open year-round.


Hikers can access the estimated 70 miles of trails within a short distance of the campground; please stop at a Visitor Center for more details.


Toilets, drinking water and picnic tables are provided at this facility. The site can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Sites can accommodate up to six people and two vehicles (group site can accomodate 7-20 people). There are no hookups or a dump station. A water fill station is available for campers. All wheeled vehicles and trailers must remain on roadways or pads.

Natural Features

The Little Missouri River is the central, unifying feature of this wild and broken land where, as a young man, Theodore Roosevelt ranched and hunted in the 1880s. The park is part of both the Northern Great Plains and the West, blending a rich natural beauty with diverse human history. The rugged topography, with its flora and fauna, also provides an opportunity to discover the badlands environment as Roosevelt once did. It is a place to experience a land and way of life that helped shape Theodore Roosevelt’s attitudes and philosophy regarding conservation. Cottonwood trees surrounding the campsite turn golden in the fall. Although the campground is moderately forested, most of the campsites are in partial to full sun but visitors can cool off in the cold river when temperatures peak during summer.

Nearby Attractions

The town of Medora has shopping, restaurants, amenities and the Medora Musical is located approximately five miles to the south. The Little Missouri National Grasslands is the largest National Grassland in the nation at 1.03 million acres. It is located in western North Dakota and is managed by the Medora Ranger District in Dickinson, ND and the McKenzie Ranger District in Watford City, ND. The National Grassland provides additional recreation opportunities in the area.

Frequently Asked Questions About Po Box 7 Medora, ND

How do I make a reservation with Cottonwood Campground (Nd)?

To make reservations at Cottonwood Campground (Nd), you can call the office at 701-623-4466 (NOTE PARK DOES NOT TAKE RESERVATIONS).

Where is Cottonwood Campground (Nd) located?

The Cottonwood Campground (Nd) is located at Po Box 7 in Medora,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Cottonwood Campground (Nd) have tent or RV camping?

Cottonwood Campground (Nd) offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 701-623-4466 (NOTE PARK DOES NOT TAKE RESERVATIONS) to make sure things haven’t changed.

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