Camping restrictions put in place earlier
this year on some wildlife management areas along Lake Sakakawea
have been expanded to southwestern North Dakota.
The state Game and Fish Department is prohibiting overnight
camping on Tuesdays and Wednesdays, except for holidays, on
wildlife management areas in Adams, Billings, Bowman, Dunn, Golden
Valley, Hettinger, Morton and Slope counties.
Game and Fish issued restrictions earlier this year on other
WMAs because a housing shorting in the oil patch had some people
taking shelter at the wildlife areas for extended periods of time.
That led to problems such as littering and raw sewage dumping, so
camping was restricted to certain days in some areas and prohibited
More details are available on the agency's website, at