Hankinson Hills Campground

Hankinson Hills Campground

Enjoy a night under the stars on the prairie at Hankinson Hills Campground, located three miles northwest of Hankinson, North Dakota. Click here for a map of the Hankinson Hills Campground and Trail.

Hankinson Hills Campground has two camping loops. One camping loop, with six campsites, allows campers to have horses and the other camping loop, with nine campsites, is designated for campers without horses.

There are a total of 15 campsites, each with a picnic table and fire ring. There is a large picnic shelter for day use and group events, as well as a large group fire ring with benches. The large picnic shelter is free-of-charge and open to anyone on a first-come, first-served basis. 

While at the campground, you can enjoy the area by hiking the eight-mile loop Hankinson Hills Trail, viewing wildlife, identifying wildflowers, and many other activities.  One of the trailheads for Hankinson Hills Trail is located in the campground.

At a Glance

Reservations: First-come, first-served. No reservations are accepted.
Area Amenities: Accessible,Tent camping,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: $10 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.
Restrictions: Stay limit of 14 consecutive days.
Water: Drinking water w/hand pump during summer months
Restroom: Accessible, unisex vault toilet during summer months
Information Center: Sheyenne Ranger District office, 701-683-4342

General Information


Parking pads up to 60-feet long.


Directions from ND I-29: Take Exit 8 and head west to Hankinson, ND on Highway 11. Continue west on Highway 11, go about two miles past Hankinson and turn north onto 165th Avenue SE. Travel north for about one and a half miles and turn west onto 91st Street SE. Travel west for about one and a quarter miles and turn north into the Hankinson Hills unit. Continue north until you reach the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites There are 15 sites, six campsites allow campers to have horses and nine campsites are designated for campers without horses. 
Fire Information Each site has a fire ring.
No. of Accessible sites

Group Camping

Horse Camping


Group Picnicking


Picnic tables: Located at each campsite and at group shelter.
Tent camping:
Fee charged for some activities: Campsites are $10/night
Toilets: Two vaulted toilets.
Drinking water: Two potable water wells.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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