Located in Lisbon, North Dakota, Dead Colt Creek Rec Area features partial 20/30/50 amp hookups with sewage dump sites and bath houses along with tent sites for those seeking more traditional camping. Some outdoor activities include basketball, fishing, volleyball and outdoor swimming. Whether its for a short and or long term stay, we hope to see you soon!
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ALL CAMPERS ARE EXPECTED TO LISTEN TO AND FOLLOW THE DIRECTION OF PARK STAFF
CHECK IN (ARRIVAL TIME) IS NO EARLIER THAN 1PM. CHECK OUT (DEPARTURE TIME) IS NO LATER THAN 12 - NOON IF YOU PLAN ON ARRIVING EARLY OR DEPARTING LATE - ADDITIONAL CHARGES WILL APPLY AND YOU NEED TO INFORM STAFF OF INTENTIONS
1. Quiet hours and noise restrictions
QUIET HOURS are 11pm to 7 am. Please be always respectful of other campers and avoid excessive noise. Excessive noise not allowed at any time.
2. RESERVATIONS REQUIRED FOR CAMPING
RESERVATIONS are required with pre-payment for campsites. If arriving without a reservation, please check with camp staff, the park website (www.deadcoltcreek.com) or Roverpass.com for site availability before setting up camp. Additional fee may apply to late or incomplete payment. Checkout time is no later than 12 Noon (or you will be charged for an additional day of camping. Check-in time is no earlier than 1pm.
3. Vehicles per campsite
VEHICLES PER CAMPSITES restricted to no more than 2 non-recreational vehicles per campsite. Do not park on roadway or block traffic. overflow vehicles can park in the ballfield parking lot or the beach parking lot. Too many vehicles around a campsite is a hazard not only to traffic but also to pedestrians.
4. Obey all posted traffic signs, park rules, ect.
Recreation area users are expected to obey all posted traffic signs and park rules as well as local, state, and fed laws and regulations that may apply.
5. site length of stay restrictions
SITE STAY RESTRICTIONS: Short term sites, South side camping, and tent sites are limited to 14 nights per site. Other sites (long-term eligible) are available for short-term camping as available. Campers staying long-term will need to sign long-term camping agreement and follow the additional long-term camper rules. IE - long term campers are required to Maintain the grass and do weed control in their campsite.
CAMPFIRES must be always attended and are restricted to fire rings as placed by park staff. NO MOVING or adjusting of fire rings is allowed without prior approval. No trash, metal or plastic is to be burned or left in fire pits. Put trash in the garbage not in the fire-rings when you leave
7. No Digging
DIGGING is prohibited within park property (except in sandboxes and at the beach) without prior approval.
8. Fish Cleaning
FISH CLEANING is only allowed at the fish cleaning tables provided. Garbage cans at the cleaning stations are for fish waste only. No cleaning of fish on picnic tables or in camping area. If you do clean fish in a location other than fish cleaning station - dispose of waste in the dumpsters, not the garbage cans.
9. Firearms and Air Rifles not to be used inside park
FIREARMS/HUNTING: No Hunting, Trapping or use of firearms (including BB and Pellet guns) within park is prohibited without board approval.
10. Washing of dishes
WASHING DISHES/FISH: No washing of fish or dishes is allowed at the public wells, water fountains or in the bathrooms.
11. tabletop cookers
CHARCOAL COOKERS: Use of charcoal burners on all picnic tables is prohibited. No gas grills allowed on plastic or metal tables (High heat damages all tabletops) and are expensive to replace.
12. No cutting of trees
CUTTING TREES: No cutting, damaging, or destroying any trees (dead or alive) without prior approval.
13. dumping of black (sewage) or gray water
NO DUMPING of sewage or gray water from campers on the ground.
GARBAGE: Place garbage IN trashcans or in dumpsters—not on the ground. Large and/or heavy objects need to be taken to the dumpsters - not placed in cans. If cans are full - take garbage to the dumpster-Do Not Place on the Ground.
PETS – All pets must be on a physical leash, under control, and are not to left unattended. Dogs that bark excessively will need to be removed from the campground. All pets must be immediately cleaned up after. This includes all areas of the park – not just the campsites.
16. Tent locations
TENTS are only allowed in designated TENT SITES. All tents and shelters must be moved every 72hrs. No tents inside picnic shelters.
17. Tent / anchor pins in non-tenting areas
ANCHOR STAKES: No tent stakes or similar items can be placed in the ground without prior approval in non-tenting areas. This is to minimize the potential for injury and/or damage to electrical and water lines buried throughout the park.
FIREWORKS: No Fireworks, this includes no poppers or sparklers, allowed in the park, except in designated areas on designated days. Designated area will be parking lot above boat ramp. Designated Days will be 1 July through 5 july. Individuals are responsible for cleaning up all residue from their fireworks.
19. No 3 wheel ATV's No 4 Wheel ATV's, No Dirt Bikes or Similar vehicles allowed
OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLES: No 3- or 4-wheel ATV’s or off-road dirt bikes and similar motorized Mini-bikes (ND class I and II off highway vehicles) allowed in park.
20. Use of UTV's and Golf Carts by Licensed Vehicles Operators
UTV’s (ND class III off highway vehicles) and golf carts are allowed in the park but can only be operated by a licensed vehicles operator, not operated at night without proper lighting, and must remain on roads and not drive on grass. (see rule 21)
21. No Off-Road Driving
No off-road driving is allowed. All vehicles must remain on established roads and off grass except for ball-field parking lot, camp site parking (must remain next to road), unless prior authorization is obtained from park personnel. No driving across grass to park campers/vehicles. No Driving or parking cars in Tenting areas.
22. NON-CAMPSITE CAMPING
NON-CAMPSITE CAMPING: No overnight camping/tenting in Non-designated areas of the camp ground without Prior approval (additional fee will result)
23. Anti-siphon devices on water spigots
WATER HOOKUPS: No removing of anti-siphon devices from water spigots. Doing so is a violation of state health codes and cause for removal from park and subject to an additional park fee or removal from the park. If your water spigot doesn't have an anti-siphon device on when you arrive please notify park staff immediately.
24. BOAT RAMP/DOCK
BOAT RAMP/DOCK. In order to keep Boat Ramp available for all users, no boat parking is allowed at boat ramp except for loading and unloading purposes.
REFUNDS: No refunds will be given to campers asked to leave the campgrounds because of violations of rules or laws. Refunds will be given for reservations canceled with more than a 24hr notice prior to check in time. One day will be charged for late cancellations. Credit Card processing fees will not be refunded.
26. SHOWER FACILITIES
SHOWER FACILITIES are for the use of registered guests. If you wish to use the shower and are not staying at the campgrounds see park staff first
DUMPSTERS are for locally generated trash only and are located by the ballfields.
28. Please do not kill the grass
GRASS PRESERVATION: No item will be left on grass so long as to kill the grass underneath. This includes vehicles, shelters, tents, coolers, and other object.
29. Rule Violation
Violation of park rules or damage to park property of any kind might result in removal of individual or entire camping party from park property, charge for damage, repair, or clean-up costs and/or notification of law enforcement. Infractions can also result loss of camping privileges and/or in temporary or permanent ban from park property. In addition to the possibility of immediate discharge from the camp, Each time you receive a Warning of a Rule violation it will be annotated in the Register. The accumulation of 3 rule violations could result in you and your camping party (those camping with you and the camper you are using) being barred from camping and/or being on Dead Colt Creek Property for the remainder of the camping year or several camping seasons as determined by Park Superintendent.
Complete list of rules available in office
A complete list of rules is available in the office. It is the campers responsibility to know and understand the rules. Violation of park rules or damage to park property of any kind might result in the removal of the individual or the entire camping party from park property, charge of damage repair or cleanup and/or notification of law enforcement.
Reservations must be canceled more than 24Hrs before check-in time(1pm) or you will be charged for one day of camping. Processing fees will not be refunded All reservations for more than 14 days made in short term only spots will be canceled - processing fee will not be refunded.
Notice of rule changes
ALL RULES AND POLICIES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.