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. Continue reading...
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
No. of sites
5
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to people per site
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
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
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)