Outdoor Recreation

Camping at the Lakeside Marina Campground

There is plenty to do outside in and around Jamestown, North Dakota!



Full hook-ups or primitive; by the lake or right in town; you'll find you favorite place to unwide near all the amenities you need.



The Jamestown area offers 21 stocked lakes within just a few miles of town. Whether you love fishing, water sports, or just hanging out on the beach, you'll find what you are looking for.


Pipestem Creek Trail

Hiking and Biking Trails

Most of these beautiful trails still surprise the locals. From a challenging 8-mile trail that served as the location of the #1 rated XTERRA America Tour race in 2012, to a 1-mile easy paved trail along the lake, you'll find your new favorite trail nearby.



Public lands available


Birding and wildlife watching



Two 18-hole courses


Disc Golf

Two courses



  • Playgrounds, picnic equipment, open areas and more
  • Most of the parks also offer easy trails


Public beach on the Jamestown ReservoirSwimming


Horse Trail

If you travel with horses, exercise them on this 5 mile course on the north side of the Pipestem Reservoir, just west of Parkhurst Campground.


Wagon Train

This week-long pioneer life experience will disconnect you from today's busy world.


Winter Fun

The fun doesn't stop when the temperatures drop!


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