Little Yellowstone Park is a 27 acre campground and multi-use recreation area located 4 miles south and 1 mile east of Kathryn on State Highway 46. The park is nestled in the hills and valley along the Sheyenne River with a small spring-fed stream running through the park.
Bev Anderson manages 2 part-time staff, Campground Hosts and oversees the day to day operation of the park. The park is managed by the Barnes County Park Board and provides 35 campsites – 16 electrical and 19 more secluded primitive (non-electrical) campsites. Some of the nicest sites are located in the upper portion of the park. They do not have electrical hook-ups but provide seclusion and are perfect for tents and small campers. The campground is open May 1 through October 31.
Little Yellowstone Park is a rest stop along the Sheyenne River Valley National Scenic Byway and also has hiking trails throughout the park with quaint little bridges across the stream.Camping Fees:
1 Unit per campsite (1 unit = a RV or Camper plus a tent or two tents)
Maximum of 8 people per site
$20 per night for campsites with electrical
$15 per night for primitive campsites
Campsites cannot be reserved at this time.
$35 and $50 per day picnic shelter reservations are available for small and large shelters respectively
(Call the Park Shop at 701-762-4450 and leave a message)
No charge for day use
No metal detecting allowed.
2016 Work Plan: The installation of Rural Water has been authorized and two new concrete privies replacing an old wooden privy in the primary loop are in the bid phase. Two soccer goals are planned when fund raising is completed.
2016 improvements to date include road repairs and adding of an asphalt lift to the loops to the boat landing and campsites.
2014 improvements include the upgrading of four 120 volt electrical pedestals and install of an additional five 50/30/20 amp services in the campground along with a number of new fire rings.