Cottonwood Campground

Cottonwood Campground - South Unit

The Cottonwood Campground is located six miles from the South Unit park entrance. Half of the sites are first-come, first-served and half are now reservable.

Open Year-Round
Information: 701-623-4466

General Information
Sites: 76, pull-through, back-in, and walk-in sites
Group Sites: 1 site reservable (see below for information)
Reservations: 37 sites reservable. Contact or call 1-877-444-6777.
Fees: $14 per night summer season, $7 per night winter season.
Winter rates are in effect.
Discounts: Senior Pass or Access Pass holders receive a 50% discount.

Maximum occupancy: 1 family or 6 people


Restrooms: Flush toilets during main visitor season, pit toilet available year-round
Drinking Water: Spigots located throughout campground
Showers: No

RV Information
Dump Station: No (A public dump station is available in Medora.)
Water Fill Station: Yes
Electric hookups: No
Sewer hookups: No
Water hookups: No

Cottonwood Group Site Information:
The Cottonwood Group Site is available for groups of 7 to 20 people. Cost is $30 per night. Reservations can be made online at or by calling 1-877-444-6777. (Theodore Roosevelt National Park cannot make reservations.)

Cottonwood Campground

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