International Peace Garden Hamfest

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International Peace Garden
Souris Valley Amateur Radio Club
146.52, 444.500+

In an ARRL member e-mail dated 19 May 2022 Bill AC0W, ARRL Dakota Division Director, stated` that this hamfest may be moving to a new location in 2023 as costs continue to increase at the International Peace Garden. [2022] may be your last opportunity to attend this event at the International Peace Gardens.

Lynn W0ND, Peace Garden Hamfest Coordinator, suggests attendees bring a canopy, screen tent or shelter for registration, presentations, the ARRL Forum and socializing.

Information about this event is also available on the ARRL International Peace Garden Hamfest page.


Schedule subject to change without notice

9AMRegistration opens
Parks On The Air operations
Flea Market
11AMARRL Forum (center campground)
NoonLunch served (center campground)
1PMQuick Left Foot (QLF) contest
2PMPresentation: “Portable Operating Using Ham Radio” by Craig W0AP
3PMGeneral Assembly with prize drawings and QLF awards
4PMPot Luck Picnic Social

Door Prizes

  • 1st prize — $100.0
  • 2nd prize — $50.00
  • ARRL gift certificates
  • Other ham radio related prizes

Pot Luck Picnic Social

Please bring:

  • A pot luck dish
  • Your drink of choice
  • A lawn chair

About the International Peace Garden

Nestled in the Turtle Mountains is a garden. A celebration of peace, a living monument to the ideals of friendship and cooperation among nations. Acres of uninterrupted prairie, forests and radiant floral gardens are defined by nature, not borders. 1

International Peace Garden, 10939 Highway 281, Dunseith, ND 58329

  • Daily admission: $25
  • Annual membership: $40

You may purchase memberships online, pay at the gate, or stop in the admin office.

Operating hours may be found at the bottom of the International Peace Garden homepage.


Please visit the IPG Camping page for Campground information.

Call 888-432-6733 for availability or book your campsite on-line.

  1. “Botanical Gardens - Cactus Conservatory - Campsites”, International Peace Garden, accessed June 2 2022,↩︎