Turtle River State Park

This 784-acre wooded park was named for the mud and snapper turtles once found in abundance in the streams. Today, the entire park is a natural sanctuary, located just 22 miles west of Grand Forks. Turtle River State Park has 125 modern and primitive campsites, a woodland lodge and group cabins, a a mountain bike trail, self-guided nature trails, fishing for rainbow trout and special programs in an outdoor amphitheater. Winter activities include cross-country skiing, sledding and more.


  • 784 acres 
  • Campground
  • Electrical hookups 
  • Reservations 
  • RV dump station 
  • Showers 
  • Cabins 
  • Kitchen and dining hall 
  • Fishing
  • Picnic shelters
  • Playground
  • Sledding hill

Contact Information

3084 Park Ave
Arvilla, North Dakota 58214
Phone: 701-795-3180