PATTERSON LAKE RECREATIONAL AREA
The Patterson Lake Visitors Booth can provide you with general information, camping and entrance fees along with local tourist information.
HOURS OF OPERATION
AS OF 9/8/20 THE VISITORS BOOTH IS NOW CLOSED FOR THE SEASON.
Monday-Thursday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 7:00 pm
Saturday & Sunday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm
Memorial Day through Labor Day.
ENTRANCE FEE (Memorial Day through Labor Day)
$3.00 Daily fee per vehicle
$30.00 Season Pass (registered by household)
Purchase your Season Pass Online or at the Visitors Booth.
The fee is being used to maintain this recreation area, which consists of 26 miles of shoreline, 1,438 acres of land and 819 acres of water.
Senior Citizens, age 60 years and older, may get in free with a pass which may be picked up at the Information Booth during normal hours of operation.
Boating | Fishing | Swimming | Water Skiing | Camping | Picnic Areas | Playgrounds | Disc Golf | Horseshoe Pits | Hiking/Biking | Nature Areas | Sand Volleyball Court | Crooked Crane Trail
PICNIC SHELTER RESERVATIONS
- Lion’s Park Shelter – $55.00 (entrance fee included)
- Old Archery Range Shelter – $50.00 (entrance fee included)
- Shelter reservations must be made in advance by contacting Dickinson Parks and Recreation at 701-456-2074.
- Modern Sites – $28/night (entrance fee included)
Season: CLOSES FOR SEASON IN EARLY OCTOBER
Modern sites include bathrooms, water, electricity and sewer dump. Open seasonal as weather allows.
- Primitive Sites – $18.00/night (entrance fee included)
Season: CLOSED FOR THE SEASON
Primitive sites are parking space only. Open through Labor Day weekend.
- Campground Map & Info
- ONLINE RESERVATIONS
- COVID-19 GUIDELINES AND PROCEDURES
Campfires are allowed in designated fire rings ONLY and only when there is not a mandated fire ban. During a fire ban, all outdoor cooking will be confined to propane grills. Information concerning fire bans will be available at the information booth or by visiting http://www.starkcountynd.gov/fire. Cutting of firewood is prohibited. FIREWORKS are not allowed!
3753 114th Ave SW
Dickinson, ND 58601
Dickinson Parks & Recreation
Admin Office: 701.456.2074
Our Mission is to enhance the quality of life for the community and its visitors by providing leisure opportunities.