Due to the increased river levels, the following areas are closed until further notice:
Fox Island Boat Ramp parking lot, Keelboat Boat Ramp and south end of parking lot, the Expressway underpass, and the west Sertoma Park Trail from the Expressway underpass to the north end of the park at Riverwood Drive.
A portion of the Pebble Creek Trail from 19th Street to Century Avenue has been detoured onto the Pebble Creek Golf Course cart path for the winter.
This detour will be in place until spring when winter conditions subside.
Adult and Youth Programs
The following information applies to Bismarck Parks and Recreation District adult and youth programs, only. Please contact those organizations listed under “Partners” and “Facilities” directly for refund policy information.
- Participants will receive a full refund when the program is cancelled due to lack of participants, facilities or qualified instruction, or the program has not officially begun.
- No refunds will be given once the program has started.
- All refunds will be issued in the form of a check.
- The issuance of a refund check will take 10-12 working days and will be mailed to the participant.
Picnic Shelter Rain Check Policy
Picnic shelter rain checks will be granted only if the scheduled picnic or social gathering doesn’t begin due to the weather. Rain checks may be received by stopping at the Bismarck Parks and Recreation District Office within 72 hours of the scheduled picnic. Rain checks issued must be used within the current season.
- Camping Fees will be refunded if the cancellation of the campsite is made before 2:00 p.m. of the day the visitor is departing the park. The issuance of a refund check will take 10-12 business days and will be mailed to the address provided by the camper on the refund form.
- Camping Reservation Cancellation requests must be made at least 2 days prior to the camper’s arrival date in order to be considered for a refund. Example: A cancellation for a Friday arrival date must be made by 2:00 p.m. on a Wednesday. Please contact the General Sibley Park Office at 701-222-1844 to initiate a refund request.
Golf Course Rain Check Policy
Rain Checks will be given to those individuals unable to complete their 18 or 9-holes of golf due to inclement weather. Rain checks issued must be used within the current season.
No refunds are given for Season Patches or Swimming Lessons. Rain checks may be issued if inclement weather warrants such action. Rain checks issued must be used within the current season.