Located within the Prairie Pothole Region of ND on Pipestem Creek, this 840-acre lake offers year-round recreational opportunities including birdwatching, boating, fishing, and hunting. Pipestem Lake is 5.5 miles long and has a maximum depth of 30 feet.
Parkhurst is the primary camping area at Pipestem Lake. Activities enjoyed there include picnicking, boating, camping, fishing, wildlife viewing, and photography. The public use area located immediately downstream from the dam has picnic shelters and fireplaces. Other areas offer a rifle range, and allow boating, fishing, and hunting.
Location: 4 mi N of Jamestown, ND, off Hwy 52/281