The best camping near Ashtabula Lake and Baldhill Dam

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Teresa P.’s Land

3 sites · RVs10 acres · Nome, ND
Learn more about this land:Camp next to the newly renovated Nome Schoolhouse Inn and Event Center in Nome, North Dakota. The Nome Schoolhouse hosts craft retreats focusing on the fiber arts. The building is home to a fiber arts store, fiber mill and event space. The perfect weekend getaway. The Nome Schoolhouse store is open Saturday 9am - 12pm, Tuesdays 9am - 5pm and Thursday Evening 5-9pm. The Bar is open Thursday Evenings 5-9 pm serving homemade pizzas and appetizers. Check out our schedule of upcoming events, retreats and classes at
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River Valley Glamping

1 site · Tent5 acres · Pekin, ND
Nestled in the heart of the Sheyenne, this North Dakota glamping site offers a perfect blend of adventure and relaxation. Immerse yourself in the serene surroundings as you enjoy kayaking and canoeing along the tranquil waters. Gather around the fire pit for cozy evenings under the stars, or embark on scenic hikes and fishing expeditions. For those seeking entertainment, indulge in outdoor games or catch a movie under the open sky with our convenient projector. Stay connected with WiFi access and recharge your devices using the small battery bank provided. Nature enthusiasts will delight in the abundant wildlife sightings, including deer, coyotes, ducks, geese, and more. Prepare to be enchanted by the wonders of the wilderness during your stay at our picturesque glamping retreat.
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The best camping near Ashtabula Lake and Baldhill Dam guide



At Ashtabula Lake and Baldhill Dam, you’re sure to have a good time if you’re looking to snag some fish, or just want to pretend you are one! The lake is stocked full of big bass, walleyes, and perch. If spending a day in the water is more your thing, there’s several swimming areas, a plethora of boat ramps, and more shoreline than you’ll know what to do with! Overnight camping is a surefire way to dry off your gills. The next day, explore the local wilderness areas while enjoying a picnic lunch. Lush green banks and perfectly blue waters are waiting for you at Lake Ashtabula, we guarantee a “dam” good time!

When to go

The ideal time to visit Ashtabula Lake and Baldhill Dam is during the warm summer months when the landscape is in full bloom and the lake's waters invite for a refreshing dip. Conversely, winter can be harsh, with icy conditions that may limit access to certain areas and activities. Plan your visit between May and September for the best outdoor experience.

Know before you go

  • Always check the weather forecast before planning your visit to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Be mindful of the local wildlife and adhere to guidelines to protect both you and the natural inhabitants.
  • Remember to pack essentials like sunscreen, insect repellent, and a first aid kit for a comfortable trip.
  • Verify the operating hours for visitor centers and recreational facilities, as they may vary seasonally.
  • Accessibility may differ across areas, so inquire ahead if you require special accommodations.

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