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Lake Metigoshe State Park

16 miles northeast of Bottineau, Bottineau, ND
+1 701-263-4651
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Awesome state park at lake metigoshe. Beautiful lake and an awesome bike path. Many launches and... read more

Reviewed 26 August 2017
BHakes
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Regina, Canada
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Great Weekend

If your in to camping this is the place to go. The staff is very very friendly from the gate keeper... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Ken S
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Minot, North Dakota
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16 miles northeast of Bottineau, Bottineau, ND
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Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome state park at lake metigoshe. Beautiful lake and an awesome bike path. Many launches and parks/activities to keep you busy. Really beautiful area. Nice maintained campgrounds!

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Lake Metigoshe S, FTE Interpreter at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 28 August 2017

Thanks BHakes. We are so glad you enjoyed your trip to our neck of the woods. We look forward to your next visit!

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Reviewed 14 August 2017

If your in to camping this is the place to go. The staff is very very friendly from the gate keeper to the interpreters. They are very knowledgeable and pleasant.

Thank Ken S
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Lake Metigoshe S, Interpreter at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 17 August 2017

Thanks for the positive review, Ken. :)

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Reviewed 12 August 2017 via mobile

This park is well maintained and well signed. We picked up a trail map at the entrance and mapped out a 4-5 mile walk. Few other people were there. The trails are well mowed and designed. Maps at all trail crossings. Lots of lovely vistas:...More

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Lake Metigoshe S, Interpreter at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 14 August 2017

We are happy to hear that you enjoyed our trails here at Lake Metigoshe State Park. Our maintenance crew will be appreciative of their hard work maintaining the trails. Please know that visitors are allowed to pick edibles (such chokecherries, highbush cranberries and juneberries) for...More

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Reviewed 8 August 2017

I've never seen miles and miles and miles of continuous, well-maintained, paved bike paths like this near a state park. I certainly didn't expect to find it in North Dakota! The path starts right at the entrance of the sign (you can go left or...More

Thank Erika H
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Lake Metigoshe S, Interpreter at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2017

Next time you come, we recommend staying in either the Maid O' Moonshine or Washegum campgrounds. You may not need their modern amenities (electricity and water), but you'll have more room and privacy. It would probably be a bit more quiet there, too. There are...More

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Reviewed 20 June 2017

Bike Trails, hiking paths, boating and great amenities, it's perfect for a day trip or for camping and a longer visit.

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Lake Metigoshe S, Interpreter at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2017

Thanks for your positive review. We are hoping you get an opportunity to come visit us again soon!

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Reviewed 31 May 2017 via mobile

I came to the park with the specific purpose of riding mtb. I am from Minot, ND but have spent a lot of time hiking in the Rocky Mountains. If you are coming here expecting the Rockies, or even the Ozarks for that matter you...More

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Lake Metigoshe S, Outdoor Learning Center Coordinator at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2017

Thanks for the positive review! Be sure to come back and see us again soon.

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Reviewed 24 September 2016

Spent 3 nights in the Cormorant cabin in the park. This cabin has a great view of School Section Lake and is close to the entrance of the park. Even without running water it was a wonderful stay. It was easy to get water from...More

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Lake Metigoshe S, Park Staff at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 26 September 2016

We are so glad you enjoyed the cabin and our gorgeous fall foliage! Thanks for the great review. We hope you can come visit us again sometime soon!

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Reviewed 21 May 2016

Drove in this morning wanting to see where the cabins in the park sit. Nice locations but nothing as close to the water as I'd hoped. Also if the roads are wet it could be messy as they are gravel going into the park. The...More

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Lake Metigoshe S, Park Staff at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

Thanks for coming this spring to check us out! The road going north can get a bit sloppy for a few days in the spring....we agree! Autumn is BEAUTIFUL....we'll look forward to your return.

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

I camp here a few times every summer with my husband and kids. Coming to the State Park during the 4th of July is the best. Every year on July 3rd the lake puts on a huge fire works show and people pile into the...More

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Lake Metigoshe S, Park Staff at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2016

We just claimed our Trip Advisor account. Thanks for your positive review that you posted last August. So glad your family enjoyed the fireworks, interpretive programming, trails, rentals, etc. Come see us again!

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Reviewed 6 August 2015

One of my favorite North Dakota state parks. I have stayed once, but stopped numerous times to enjoy the park when in the area. The beach is a wonderful place to spend an afternoon. The entire area is very scenic. The campground was well-kept and...More

1  Thank Sandy S
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Lake Metigoshe S, Park Staff at Lake Metigoshe State Park, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

We just claimed out Trip Advisor page. Thanks for the review. Some dislike the 100% reservation policy, while others find it comforting knowing they have a spot upon arrival. Overall operations have improved with the reservation policy as it speeds up the line at the...More

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Dale M
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Response from TakinLotsaPictures | Reviewed this property |
I'm not finding anything for this year's fireworks at Metigoshe or Bottineau. You could call the state park office at 701.263.4651 or contact the Chamber of Commerce in Bottineau. Someone should be able to give you some... More
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