Wolf Creek (Nd)

Sakakawea Lake



Wolf Creek Campground offers 67 primitive campsites on the shore of Lake Sakakawea. Visitors enjoy an array of recreational activities from boating, fishing and hunting, to playgrounds and amphitheater programs. There are brand new vault toilets, fish cleaning station and a fill and dump station. Lake Sakakawea is a popular spot for fishing and with its unique Chinook Salmon, offers an unforgettable camping experience.


The Wolf Creek Campground is located along the southern shore of beautiful Lake Sakakawea. The recreation area offers a wide variety of recreational activities, including boating, fishing, hiking, mountain biking, sailing, scuba diving, bird watching, and hunting. In the winter the area offers great ice fishing access opportunites.

For more information about Lake Sakakawea, please visit the Garrison Project website here


Lake Sakakawea offers excellent boating, swimming, fishing and hunting opportunities. Several state record fish have been caught in Lake Sakakawea. Anglers fish for walleye, Sauger, northern pike, muskie, small and large mouth bass, bluegill and crappie. Chinook salmon can be also found in the lake, the only body of water in the state with this species and is very popular place to camp as a result. The best catfishing is found directly below Garrison Dam just 6 miles away.

Younger visitors love the playground in the campground. While the volleyball courts, horseshoe pits are enjoyed by campers of all ages. There are showers available in our Downstream Campground just 5 miles down the road as well as amphitheater programs in the evenings on Saturdays.

The Wolf Creek Wildlife Management Area is located east and west of the campground and offers great hunting opportunities, its full of grass and wooded areas are open to the public for deer, pheasant, sharp-tail grouse, cottontail rabbits, and tree squirrels during open season.


The campground consists of 67 primitive campsites, each with a picnic table and grill. Amenities include brand new vault toilets, fish cleaning station, a fill and dump station, boat ramp.

Natural Features

The campground is situated in a nice open grassy area with lake views from most of the campsites with the sites being right on the water.


For facility specific information, please call (701) 654-7411.

Nearby Attractions

Garrison Dam National Fish Hatchery is minutes from the campground and is open to the public. It has a visitor center complete with five 400-gallon aquariums, provides great opportunities to view the fish of North Dakota in their environment.

The Garrison Dam Power Plant offers walking tours during the months of June, July, and first part of August on Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 2pm.

The Audubon National Wildlife Refuge Visitor Center is located about 8 miles away on the south shore of Lake Audubon off Hwy. 83. The visitor center offers a variety of guided tours and environmental education programs.

Charges & Cancellations

Reservation changes and cancellations can be made on or by calling 1-877-444-6777.  

For more information on rules and policies regarding reservation cancellations and changes, please visit:  

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