Description

Burning Coal Vein Campground is named for a natural phenomenon singular to the mystical landscape of North Dakota’s badlands. For over a hundred years, a smoldering underground coal deposit burned red-hot, and this campground provided a perfect vantage point. The furnace-like vein is now permanently extinguished, but this small, primitive campground still has a lot to offer. Short trails to Ponderosa Pine groves and a scenic lookout point are available, and each site comes equipped with a fire pit to keep you toasty while you count the stars in the big prairie sky.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers
5 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Burning Coal Vein Campground.

Lake
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Park
Bowman-Haley Dam & Lake
State
North Dakota
Country
United States
Phone Number
701-275-6316
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
46.127° N, 103.091° W
Unknown price
Tent / Van: 5 Sites
(Up to people per site)

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