The Williams County Parks Department offers online reservations for campsites located at Blacktail Dam, Epping/Springbrook Dam, Kota Ray Dam, and Little Egypt. Beginning March 1, 2023, campsites may be reserved same day or in advance for the duration of the year for a maximum of 14 days (13 nights) and a maximum of four sites per reservation, per person, with the exception of McGregor Dam Campsite, which is closed to camping on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. If you wish to have a longer stay, you must vacate the park for at least 24 hours prior to returning for an additional stay.
Campsites can still also be reserved onsite/day of by paying at the park with cash or check.
When you make a reservation, you will receive two emails: one that is your payment confirmation and one that contains your booking details. If you did not receive both, please check your junk/spam box. If you need assistance, please contact the Parks Department.
Effective June 1, 2023, reservations may be cancelled for a full refund up to 48 hours (2 days) prior to your check-in date. For cancellations less than 48 hours in advance, please call 701-580-1628; a partial refund may be issued based on length of stay.
Check-In and Check-Out Times
Since campsites can now be reserved online, we have implemented Check-In and Check-Out times whether or not you reserved online. Check-in for all sites is 3 pm CT and Check-out is 2 pm CT.
Credit card (American Express, Visa, Discover, and MasterCard) is accepted online. A service fee of $3 is applied to each reservation plus a service fee for using a credit/debit card (minimum of $2.50 or 4.5%). Cash or check are accepted onsite at the campground (please visit the pay station).
Seasonal campsite reservations are only available for select campsites at Blacktail Dam. Sites are assigned using a lottery system. The lottery is opens March 1 and entries must be postmarked by April 10, 2023. For more information, visit our Seasonal Campsite Lottery webpage.
The park at Blacktail Dam is located about 25 miles north of Williston and offers camping, picnic areas, boating, and several playgrounds. There is also a 9 hole golf course located on the north side of the park.
The park at Epping/Springbrook Dam is located about 15 miles east of Williston and offers camping, a fishing pier, a playground, and more.
Kota Ray Dam
The park at Kota Ray Dam is located about 10 miles south of Ray and offers fishing, camping, boating and more.
Little Egypt is a waterfront park located on Lake Sakakawea about 30 miles south of Ray. The park offers picnic areas, camping, and direct access to Lake Sakakawea for swimming and non-motorized watercraft.