Scoria Pit

Little Missouri National Grassland

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West River Road
Medora, ND 58645
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GPS: 46.9454, -103.5886

Last Price Paid: $0
Open Seasonally: Yes
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101

9 people have reviewed this location.

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OurLifeInTow

30 Keystone Sprinter
4 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 0
“Not what we expected. Not a lot of space. ”

Reviewed Sep 07, 2018

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We arrived here today after reading the reviews. Unless we missed it entirely this was far from what has been described. The GPS coordinates were a bit off and my gps wanted us to turn down a road that didn’t exist. When we found the “spot” it was just one fairly large circle of dirt with a fire pit. There was one rv there already and ... more

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3 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

CDP would stay here again

“Nice quiet space”

Reviewed Jul 29, 2018

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A very nice gem of a place. There is only one area but big enough for several groups. Easy to find, basically the first right off the main dirt road, climb to the top of the hill and turn left.

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7 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Almewho would stay here again

“Quiet boondocking site with terrific views! ”

Reviewed Jul 23, 2018

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Scoria Pit is the hidden gem of North Dakota campgrounds. Just a few miles from Medora and Theodore Roosevelt NP. The sunset was spectacular and the stars were vivid. There was a ton of wildlife at night too which really amplified the experience. Incredibly peaceful too, only 1 camper down the road about 1/4 mile. Not to mention the bl... more

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Nightly rate: $4
Days stayed: 5

Adventuresofsheep would stay here again

“Awesome find!”

Reviewed Jul 21, 2018

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Great location to Medora & the park! Gorgeous views everywhere you look. You can hike up behind the spot & it’s beautiful up there as well. Road getting in was really great. One mud hole but it didn’t phase us. Traveling in a Chevy Avalanche 2500 pulling a 28’ bumper pool. No issues. Dump station at the Medora camp ground $5.

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2 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1

Road Raynors would stay here again

“Loved the privacy and surroundings!”

Reviewed Jun 23, 2018

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Due to rain, we got a little muddy hauling our 32 ft Airstream up the dirt road but we were so happy we did! Plenty of room and oh so peaceful.

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3bars
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Two Plus Lu

19 Escape 5.0 (formerly 2010 Four Wheel Camper Eagle)
2017 Toyota Tundra
33 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 10
Site Number: N/A

Two Plus Lu would stay here again

“Gem of a boondocking spot”

Reviewed Aug 26, 2017

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We were here in August and it is a GREAT boondocking spot. The area is on an overlook so the views are beautiful, and the stars are stunning at night. Be prepared for active wildlife at night. 5 minute drive to Medora and the entrance of Teddy Roosevelt National Park. The campgrounds in Medora have dump stations, $5 for non-campers.... more

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1bars
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LibbysOnTheLoose
Cocoa Beach, FL
40 Country Coach Magna
1991 Toyota 4 Runner
11 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2

LibbysOnTheLoose would stay here again

“Endless views”

Reviewed Aug 14, 2017

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We had no problem getting big Betty up to the area and there's more than enough room for several rigs up here! It's not all flat but there are some flat spots depending upon where you park. The sky at night is very dark and the milky was was wonderful to view. There was some Bison scat in the area but we didn't see any while we were... more

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2bars
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WheretheWildSingh...

24 Fleetwood Jamboree
16 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: N/A
“Scoria Pit Boondocking”

Reviewed Aug 03, 2017

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We found the review of Scoria Pit on Campendium and decided to check it out while visiting Theodore Roosevelt National Park. We arrived on a Wednesday evening around 8pm, and found the site empty! There is tons of space for a tent(s), car(s) or even a large RV (ours is 24 feet and we tow an 8 foot trailer), and the road up to the sit... more

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3bars
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Stefanie
BC, Canada
Toyota Rav4
15 reviews
Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: NA

Stefanie would stay here again

Reviewed Jul 03, 2017

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