Jamestown Reservoir

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Jamestown Reservoir

North Dakota

(701) 252-4835

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Overview

Jamestown Dam and Reservoir are features of the PSMBP - Jamestown Dam. Located in central North Dakota the reservoir provides flood protection to areas downstream. The reservoir covers 2,095 surface acres and has 45 miles of shoreline. It is located 2 miles north of Jamestown and features a modern campground, concession, boat rental, primitive camping. Public use area open 7 days a week. Overnight camping, water, and electric hookups. Available species include pike, walleye, crappie, bluegill, small mouth bass, muskie, and bullhead. The area is managed for Reclamation by the Stutsman County Park Board.

Map of Jamestown Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 47.006080, -98.738980

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Activities

  • Boating

    Several boat ramps and a marina with boat rentals are available.

  • Bicycling

    Bicycling is available. Call for more information.

  • Camping

    Both primitive and modern campsites with shower facilities are available.

  • Fishing

    The reservoir is stocked with fish by the North Dakota Game and Fish Department. Available fish species include pike, walleye, crappie, bluegill, small mouth bass, muskie, and bullhead.

  • Hunting

    The reservoir is one of the greatest migratory waterfowl flyways in North Dakota.

  • Picnicking

    8 picnic areas with 7 shelters meet the demand of this popular picnicking area.

  • RVing

    Electrical hookups and two RV sanitary stations are available within the campgrounds.

  • Water Sports

    Two swim areas and plenty of opportunity for other water sports make this a popular summertime destination.

Directions

Driving

North from Jamestown 2 miles on US-52/281.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(701) 252-4835

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