Hazelton Recreation Area

Hazelton Recreation Area

The Hazelton Recreation Area location is in Bismarck, North Dakota
58504. 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 Hazelton Recreation Area facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers
Oahe Project-Bismarck Natural Resources Office
North Dakota

Phone number
701-255-0015. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL 877-444-6777.


Campground information Bismarck, North Dakota


Hazelton Recreation Area is located on the east bank of the Missouri River on Lake Oahe just south of Bismarck, North Dakota. The lake is formed by the Oahe Dam in South Dakota, which was built during the Flood Control Act of 1944, commonly called the Pick-Sloan Plan. The lake and dam are named for the Oahe Indian Mission established in 1874 among the Lakota Sioux Indians.

Over 50 recreation areas are scattered around Lake Oahe, where camping, fishing, boating and hunting are popular activities. For more information, please visit the Oahe Dam & Lake website .


Visitors enjoy coming to Lake Oahe for its great boating, water skiing, swimming and fishing opportunities. Many species of fish inhabit the lake, including walleye, northern pike and yellow perch.

Many acres of land around the lake are open to public hunting. A wide variety of small and large game animals inhabit the area, including deer, pronghorn, grouse, dove, pheasant, partridge, squirrel, rabbit and waterfowl.


The campground offers 18 primitive sites and 12 sites with 50-amp electrical hookups. Picnic tables and campfire rings are provided.

Amenities include vault toilets and a playground. A boat ramp is located on-site and has a large paved parking lot, adjacent picnic tables, a fish cleaning station and additional vault toilets.

Natural Features

Lake Oahe extends from Oahe Dam near Pierre, South Dakota to Bismarck, North Dakota and is 231 miles long. Its 2,250 miles of shoreline are made up of mixed grass prairie dotted with trees that grow down to the shore in occasional steep draws.

Nearby Attractions


For facility specific information, please call (701) 255-0015.

Charges & Cancellations

A $10 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation.  

Reservation changes and cancellations can be made on Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.  

For more information on rules and policies regarding reservation cancellations and changes, please visit: https://www.recreation.gov/rules-reservation-policies.   

Frequently Asked Questions About U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Bismarck, ND

How do I make a reservation with Hazelton Recreation Area?

To make reservations at Hazelton Recreation Area, you can call the office at 701-255-0015. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL 877-444-6777..

Camping reservations can be made at Recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.

Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $10 non-refundable on-line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Where is Hazelton Recreation Area located?

The Hazelton Recreation Area is located at U.S. Army Corps Of Engineers Oahe Project-Bismarck Natural Resources Office in Bismarck,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Hazelton Recreation Area have tent or RV camping?

Hazelton Recreation Area offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 701-255-0015. FOR RESERVATIONS, PLEASE CALL 877-444-6777. to make sure things haven’t changed.

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