In the Turtle Mountains’ (yes there is even rumored to be a ski resort up these ways), we were delighted to find Lake Metigoshe State Park about 14 miles northeast of Bottineau, ND, within a stone’s throw the U.S./Canadian border.
Entrance fee—$5/day per vehicle; dry camping—$10/night.
Photos: Top: Migrating swans resting on pond in North Dakota along ND 5. Bottom: Campsite, Lake Metigoshe near Canadian Border. (Julianne Crane)