Burleigh County Parks – Camping

Primitive camping is available at;

  • Steckel Boat Landing, 292nd Ave. NW; off 1804
  • Kimball Bottom Recreation Area, 10601 Desert Rd.
  • Kniefel Boat Landing, 5716 Misty Waters Dr.

Sites are non-reservable and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.  No fee is charged for camping.

Camping at any one or more of the Burleigh County Parks for a period longer than 14 days during any 30-consecutive-day period is prohibited. Placement of camping equipment or other items on a campsite and\or personal appearance at a campsite without daily occupancy for the purpose of reserving that campsite for future occupancy is prohibited. Camping allowed only where authorized by site posting.


  • 6am-10pm, unless fishing or camping.


  • Use of snowmobiles and off-road vehicles is prohibited except as posted
  • Vehicles may travel only on established roadway and must be parked in designated parking areas.
  • Dogs must be leashed or penned. Pet excrement must be collected and properly disposed.
  • Horses, cattle and other livestock prohibited.
  • Discharge of firearms and propelled projectiles prohibited.
  • Fires must be contained in a fire ring.
  • Quiet must be maintained from 10pm-8am.
  • No loud or amplified music without a permit.
  • No littering.
  • No glass beverage containers.
  • Fireworks and firecrackers prohibited.