Fort Ransom State Park

North Dakota



Fort Ransom State Park is a lush site in North Dakota, brimming with heritage and natural beauty. This park, tucked in the Sheyenne River Valley, is a scenic site to spend your wedding day. Imagine an outdoor ceremony overlooking the green trees, hillsides, and winding rivers. Your wedding day will be filled with picturesque moments when celebrating at Fort Ransom State Park. The park provides a simple setting for your special day. Enjoy a reception at one of the picnic shelters or in the Sodbuster Building. This large hall has a warm interior space of exposed natural wood that pairs well with rustic wedding decorations. The addition of wildflower centerpieces and colorful linens quickly gives the Sodbuster Building a romantic and festive air. Enjoy dining and dancing under the high, wood-beam ceiling. A wedding day at Fort Ransom State Park is close to nature and filled with pleasures of the sweetest kind.

Venue Style

Park/Garden, Mountain, Vintage/Rustic, Outdoor


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 60 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 80 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 80 guests

Time Restrictions

Events must end by 10:00PM with the venue's approval.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $108 for a full day rental. The venue is only available for wedding bookings May through October.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Fort Ransom State Park is estimated at between $908 and $1,673 for a ceremony & reception for 50 guests.





Amenities Included

Tables and chairs provided
Outdoor lighting
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Outdoor BBQ's
Vault toilets available
Picnic Tables
Appliances available for cooking on site
Horsecamp sites nearby

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Approved outside caterer allowed
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Music must end by 10:00PM
No utencils available
Yurts available for rent
Camping sites available for a fee
Alcohol liability insurance required if hard liquor is on property