Nestled around Turtle River and rolling hills, Turtle River State Park boasts of untouched beauty and wild oak groves. As the name suggest, the park and its surroundings are home to many unique species of wildlife, such as mud and snapping turtles. Spectacular sunsets reveal scenic meadows and wildflowers.
The Civilian Conservation Corps constructed many buildings during the great depression that offer a woodland lodge. With a conference facility, fishing, trails for skiers and cyclist and campsites for both groups and individuals, there is something for everyone.
Turtle River State Park is located 22 miles west of Grand Forks on Highway 2.
784 acres, 125 sites for camping, electrical hookups, reservations, dump station, showers, cabins, kitchen and dining hall, hiking, wheelchair trails/camps, freshwater fishing, cross country skiing, snowboarding, snow shoeing, snowmobiling, winter camping, mountain biking and bike tour, children’s activities, scenic drives picnicking, lodging nearby, bird-watching and nature viewing.
Turtle River State Park
- Larimore Dam & Golf Course
- University of North Dakota
- Grand Forks Air Force Base
- Kelly's Slough National Wildlife Refuge
- Red River of the North
3084 Park Avenue
Arvilla, ND 58214