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.
Area Amenities: Accessible
Fees $6 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

General Information


 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.

Recreation Map

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Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites36 sites each with a fire ring with grill.
No. of Accessible sites15 accessible sites.

RV Camping

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Accessible 15 sites, shower facilities, bathrooms, vault toilets, and picnic shelter are all accessible.
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