East Grand Forks, MN 
Red River State Rec. Area DGC Share
Uploaded By: Moosejuice Hole #12 (Taken 4/2015)
3 / 184ft. Par / Distance:
Hole #12 Tee

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Great 12 holer

5+    7/14/2016   8/24/2016
Review By: mrbro855
Played: 206  Reviewed: 91  Exp: 4.1 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Clean, well kept course with great concrete pads and good signage.
Terrain is flat, but great utilization of mature trees to protect baskets.
Memorable holes:
#2- 250 ft throw with large tree about 30 ft in front of basket (can't see basket from tee)
#3 Big left dog leg with solid pine protection on left
#7 Short (180) between 2 tight pines with the remnants of a white birch in front of the basket (they cut most of it down)
#8 Blind throw which bends right, one branch sticking out in throw path- ought to be high enough but many seem to find it!!
#9 Two big trees in middle of fairway or you can throw a big left to right bend around them...
#11 big weeping willow hanging in front of basket
Cons: I have none.... lived in Grand Forks for three years, played it over 100 times... was my favorite course in the area.
Other Thoughts: Play it twice in an hour for a 24 hole outing..... Course is very enjoyable....

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

Red River State Rec Area

2-4    5/1/2016   5/2/2016
Review By: Mincus14
Played: 26  Reviewed: 26  Exp: 8.5 Years
2 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: Tee pads and baskets are in great shape. The Innova baskets catch discs very well. The course is well signed and very easy to navigate. There are a variety of left- and right-curving shots which add a little bit of challenge. Not as busy as Lincoln which is right across the river.
Cons: The course is very short and some of the pars are too high. There is a par 4 that is under 300 feet. On a couple holes you have to be careful not to throw into the road. Some of the tee boxes get in the way of previous holes which can be a problem if you are playing behind other people. Course is very flat.
Other Thoughts: Fun and easy course that can be played quickly if you are in a rush. Great place to work on midrange and putting as well. This is one of my favorite courses in Grand Forks along with the regular course at Lincoln.

2 of 2 people found this review helpful.


5+    6/7/2015   6/15/2015
Review By: Zane
Played: 4  Reviewed: 3  Exp: 6.5 Years
Pros: Great tee pads
Different shots
Can play in under and hour
Cons: Can be flooded in the spring
Mostly short holes
Can be very windy at times
No trash cans
Other Thoughts: This is one of my favorite places to play when Lincoln is busy

 Good Short Course for Form Learning/Improvement

5+    10/25/2014   2/16/2015
Review By: NoDakWxGuy17
Played: 11  Reviewed: 4  Exp: 7.5 Years
Pros: - Tee Pads are all cement and great condition
- Baskets clean and chains in good condition
- Some slight shot shaping required
- Great for rounds over the lunch hour!
Cons: - Flat
- Very easy course
- Some repetitive shots
- Not too many obstacles
Other Thoughts: This is a great course for developing good form and improving it! Bring your mid-ranges and/or putters. Once you can master the course with those only, your form is pretty good! Great for those rounds where you have less than 1 hour to play!

 Confidence builder

2-4    7/5/2013   7/5/2013
Review By: joelwpg
Played: 92  Reviewed: 21  Exp: 8.6 Years
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Not as busy or as "big" as the nearby Lincoln Park. Tee pads and baskets are top notch.Great little course to build skills on, Short holes, good use of trees,no rough, no hazards, decent variety of shots.
Cons: The difficulty level was not very high if your a more advanced player.
Other Thoughts: This course took very little time to play.a full round.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Nice Short Option

2-4    6/1/2014   8/8/2011
Review By: mrbeaudette
Played: 66  Reviewed: 8  Exp: 8.5 Years
This review was updated on 6/2/2014
1 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: Nice baskets, tee pads, signs. Nice park with mature trees and clean area.
Cons: Short course with some pretty short holes. All very flat and wide open.
Other Thoughts: As for the course itself, all the holes are reacheable, for intermediate players and it's all very wide open...not a major challenging course but still very enjoyable. While only the thrid best course in Grand Forks, still worth the round...if nothing else as a warm up...

1 of 2 people found this review helpful.

 Flat... Like All of ND

1    9/24/2010   1/19/2011
Review By: mndiscg
Played: 365  Reviewed: 358  Exp: 9.4 Years
1 Helpful / 0 Not
Pros: -Decent tees and baskets.
-Parking lot by hole 1.
-Good flow to the course.
-Good signage, always knew where to go next.
-Very hard to lose a disc. Maybe if you threw it high into a pine tree.
Cons: -Very flat.
-Holes short and don't vary much.
-No risk/reward holes.
-Some holes have no challenge, baskets sitting in a grassy area.
-No bathrooms, drinking fountains, garbage cans.
-You have to be careful to not throw onto the road or hit pedestrians on the popular trail that flows through the course.
-Could be flooded in the spring due to its proximity to the Red River of the North.
Other Thoughts: This area is prone to flooding so this is a good place for a disc golf course. It is alright, the 3rd best course in the GF area.

1 of 1 people found this review helpful.

 Red River State Park

1    9/19/2010   9/27/2010
Review By: Arnie
Played: 35  Reviewed: 31  Exp: 9.4 Years
This review was updated on 6/3/2012
0 Helpful / 1 Not
Pros: The basket and the tee boxes are in excellent shape. Very nice layout of the course, using the trees around some of the baskets. Some tee shots are for right hander and some for lefty. Lots of trash cans.
Cons: The park is next to a major road. Could lose a disc in the road. Windy at times. Holes 11 and 12 are close to a wooded area that drops off. Lots of lost disc.
Other Thoughts: I did not see any restrooms and the parking lots is small. There is room to go bigger. If you over throw on #11 your disc is head down towards the river. I really like the right and left shots.All of the down trees have been cleaned up.

0 of 1 people found this review helpful.

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