Located in the beautiful Sheyenne River Valley, Fort Ransom State Park welcomes those seeking an escape from the everyday world. Opened in 1979, Ft. Ransom is open year-round to campers, horseback riders and families seeking a Sunday afternoon picnic.
Canoeing and kayaking is popular in the summer, and rentals are available in the park. For those bringing horses, corrals and trails are provided. A farmstead within the park provides the setting for annual Sodbuster Days celebrations, with demonstrations and exhibits of early homesteading life.
For Ransom State Park is located 34 miles south of Valley City, 20 miles northwest of Lisbon and 2 miles north of the town of Fort Ransom, along the Walt Hjelle Parkway.
887 acres, 30 camp sites, 30 amp electrical hookups, reservations, dump station, showers, historic buildings, visitor center, fishing, mountain biking, canoes & kayak rentals, horse trails, picnic shelters, cross-country ski trails, snowmobile trails, playground, group kitchen facilities.
Fort Ransom State Park
- Bears Den Mountain Downhill Ski Area
- Ransom County Historical Museum
- Sheyenne Valley State Snowmobile Trail
- Sheyenne National Grassland
- Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway
5981 Walt Hjelle Parkway
Fort Ransom, ND 58033