Load up your GPS and camping gear, invite your Family and Friends to join us for a fun filled weekend at Turtle River State Park.
Situated on the meandering Turtle River, Turtle River State Park is located in a beautiful wooded valley. Constructed in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corps, the park offers year-round recreational activities, including camping, picnicking, fishing and trails for hiking, mountain biking and cross country skiing. Rustic group cabins can also be rented.
The following park fees will apply
· $5.00 per day per vehicle or $25.00 annual permit.
· $20.00 per night campsite with electricity/water
· $12.00 per night campsite with no hookups
· Ten units sleep up to 6. Two of 12 units are ADA compliant(wheelchair accessible) and sleep up to 3 each. All units equipped with private showers and toilets.
The park address is:
3084 Park Avenue
Arvilla, ND 58214
Proposed schedule of events:
Check back often as we add/update the schedule
Arrive and find your campsite
6 pm or earlier: Come over to campsites 40 and 41 for a meet and greet
6 to 9 pm: We will supply BBQs, chips, and some drinks.
8 to 9 pm: NDGCA Presentation to park residents about geocaching (Geocaching 101) at the Amphitheater
9 pm: Campfire and sharing caching stories at campsites 40 and 41
Saturday June 21st (GC50V0D) Caching and Camping
8:30 am: Registration - Get your temporary and permanent cache listings, sign participant waiver and sign log book
9:00 am: Short announcements
9:30 am: Start caching (inside or outside of the park)
12:00 pm: Bring your lunch to the Aggasiz Shelter or on your own
1:30 pm: Continue caching or games (Kubb, Molkey, Bocce Ball, etc)
5:00 pm: Group Photo
5:30 - 7:30 pm: Pot Luck - Grilled burgers and hot dogs with buns provided. Please bring a dish to share. (Freewill offering to cover the cost of the burgers and hot dogs and the condiments with any leftover proceeds going to the NDGCA)
5:30 - 6:45 pm: Silent Auction (view/bid during dinner)
7:00 pm: Prize drawing and silent auction results
7:30 pm: NDGCA Annual Meeting – all members and non-members welcome. Share thoughts and ideas.
9:00 pm: Gather at campsites 40 and 41 for campfire and socializing
Sunday June 22nd (GC50TZX) Turtle River State Park CITO
10 am - 12 pm: Join us for a CITO event to help cleanup areas within the park.
Leave for home. Be safe and keep on caching! Thanks for a great weekend!