Campgrounds in Tabor, Minnesota

Campgrounds in Tabor, Minnesota
Tabor Township is part of Polk County in the northwest corner of Minnesota. Tabor is also a small village within the township. The campgrounds of the area are mainly based within state parks and recreation areas, offering travelers the chance to stay in the same location as many of the best opportunities for outdoor sports and activities.

Red River State Recreation Area

Red River State Recreation Area is 17 miles southwest of Tabor, near Grand Forks. This location offers 98 sites, four of which are backpack campsites with tent pads. The park also has a group camp. The majority of the sites have pull-through access and 70 offer full hookups. Guests will find showers, flush and vault toilets and free Wi-Fi service. The spaces can handle RVs up to 50 feet in length, but the property has no dump station. Firewood is offered for sale in the park. This location is closed in winter. Red River has 7 miles of trails for hiking and biking. A swimming beach is within walking distance of the campground, and boat access on the Red River is a short drive from the park. The campground sits near enough to the city that travelers can sneak off for dinner or supplies from town and then escape again to nature.

Red River State Recreation Area
515 2nd St. NW
East Grand Forks, MN 56721
(218) 773-4950

Old Mill State Park

Old Mill State Park is 28 miles south of Tabor. The park supplies campers with 26 drive-in sites and 10 electric sites. These spots can accommodate RVs up to 67 feet in length. A group camp is also available. The facilities at the park include showers and flush toilets. Visit the park to camp, enjoy the recreation and come home with some fresh-ground flour from the old grist mill. The park features a swinging bridge, 7 miles of hiking trails and a swimming beach for warmer months and sledding hills, snowshoeing and 4 miles of cross-country skiing trails for winter activities.

Old Mill State Park
33489 240th Ave. NW
Argyle, MN 56713
(218) 437-8174

Turtle River State Park

Turtle River State Park is just over the border into North Dakota, 30 miles west of Tabor. The park provides 125 campsites--with or without electric hookups--along with cabins and a lodge. The park has a dump station for RV campers and showers for guests to use. The state park has mountain bike, hiking and cross-country skiing trails and sledding in winter. Turtle River cuts through the center of the park, and wildlife and water birds are spotted often on the grounds. Kellys Slough National Wildlife Refuge is only 9 miles east of the park, offering additional trails through wetlands and within the Red River valley.

Turtle River State Park
3084 Park Ave.
Arvilla, ND 58214
(701) 594-4445

Article Written By Alice Moon

Alice Moon is a freelance writer with more than 10 years of experience. She was chosen as a Smithsonian Institute intern, working for the National Zoo in Washington, D.C., and has traveled throughout Asia. Moon holds a Bachelor of Science in political science from Ball State University.

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