Buffalo Gap Campground
Buffalo Gap Campground features many amenities for an enjoyable camping experience. A camp host is on site from Memorial Day to Labor Day.
At a Glance
|Reservations:||First-come, first-served. No reservations are accepted.|
|Fees:||$20 per night. Payments can be placed in the fee tube located at the entrance to the campground; payments must be made immediately upon selecting a site.|
|Open Season:||All year (limited services in winter)|
|Restrictions:||Stay limit of 14 consecutive days. Horses are not allowed in the campground.|
|Closest Towns:||Medora, ND|
|Water:||Pressurized drinking water system (mid-May to mid-October)|
|Restroom:||Two comfort stations with sinks and flush toilets (summer); 3 coin-operated showers; 1 vault toilet|
|Information Center:||Medora Ranger District office, 701-227-7800|
Approximately seven miles west of Medora, ND on I-94 at exit 18 just off of Forest Road 726A.
Parking pads up to 60-feet long. Livestock and trailers allowed in the day-use trailhead parking area only.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
|No. of Sites||36 sites each with a fire ring with grill.|
|No. of Accessible sites||15 accessible sites.|
The Buffalo Gap Trailhead accessing the Maah Daah Hey Trail is located at this campground.
Horses allowed only at Buffalo Gap Trailhead Loop
A prairie dog town is located near the campground.
There is a paved trail to a scenic vista overlooking the Badlands. A pollinator garden is available to view native plants and local pollinators seasonally.
Picnic tables at each camp site.
Large, 75-person picnic shelter
|Accessible:||15 sites, shower facilities, bathrooms, vault toilets, and picnic shelter are all accessible.|