Fargo, North Dakota is on Interstate 94, just across the Red River from Moorhead, Minnesota. There are many reminders of Old West history, and many outdoor recreational opportunities. The city has two dog parks, as well as museums and arts to enjoy. Campgrounds are generally open through the summer, from May through October, and there are campgrounds to fit most tastes.
Moorhead KOA Campground
Just across the state line in Moorhead, Minnesota, a block from the Red River, is the Moorhead KOA campground. There are 40 sites for recreational vehicles, with full hookups and 50-amp connections. While the campground is close to the Interstate, access is by a long dirt road. Tent sites are available, and there are one- and two-room cabins.
The campground has a heated pool, bathrooms and showers, as well as 24-hour laundry facilities. A large playground and a recreation room are on the grounds. The park is open May 1 through Oct. 15. Pets are welcome.
Moorhead KOA Campground
4396 28th Ave. South
Moorhead, MN 56560
Red River Valley Campground
The Red River Valley Fair is in July each year, and a campground is open all year. The campground is on the west side of Fargo near the Red River. No reservations are taken.
The campground has 12 asphalt pads and 68 gravel pads. The asphalt pads and 53 of the gravel pads have full hookups with 50-amp connections available. Showers and bathrooms are available. Daily, weekly and seasonal rates are available.
Red River Valley
1805 Main Ave. West
West Fargo, ND 58078
The Lindenwood Campground in Fargo is nestled in a heavily wooded area along the Red River. The campground is part of the larger Lindenwood Park operated by the city.
The campground has 46 campsites with water and electricity. There are no sewer hookups, but there is a dump station. There are 12 tent sites with water and electricity available. The campground is open May 1 through October 1. Reservations can be made for all sites.
The campground has an information center with restrooms and showers. There are a lounge area and a visitors information area. Recreation equipment--including bicycles for area trails--is available at the information center.
1700 Fifth St. S
Fargo, ND 58078
Article Written By James Jordan
James Jordan has been a writer and photographer since 1980. He has worked for newspapers in Arkansas, Tennessee, South Carolina and Kansas, winning state press association awards for writing, photography and page design. In 1995 he received his master's in Christian education and completed two years of Ancient Greek at the graduate level. Jordan holds a Bachelor of Arts in journalism.