Dispersed Camping

Many people enjoy the solitude and primitive experience of camping away from developed campgrounds and other campers. Dispersed camping is the term used for camping anywhere in the National Grasslands OUTSIDE of a designated campground. Dispersed camping means there are no toilets, no picnic tables, no trash cans, no treated water, and no fire grates. Typically, dispersed camping is NOT allowed in the vicinity of developed recreation areas such as campgrounds, boat ramps, picnic areas or trailheads. There are extra responsibilities and skills that are nec...

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Dispersed Camping Areas

  • Cedar River National Grassland
  • Denbigh Experimental Forest area description
  • Sheyenne National Grassland area description
Areas & Activities


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/dpg/recreation/camping-cabins/?recid=79451&actid=34