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Stockade Lake North Campground

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Sanitation / Water

  • Flush toilets and showers
  • Vault Toilets
  • Drinking Water

Stockade North Amphitheater Stockade North Amphitheater - Park Naturalists host evening campground programs

Stockade Lake North Campground can accommodate any camping unit. Many historical sites are located near the campground including the Gordon Stockade, Annie Talent monument, and the site where gold was first discovered in the Black Hills.

Park Specs

  • Reservations: Available one year in advance www.campsd.com or 1.800.710.2267
  • Open: May 17 - Sept. 30
  • Size: 43 campsites
  • Staffed: Camp attendant and on-site campground host


Located on the western side of Custer State Park along US Highway 16A, 4 miles east of the town of Custer.


Campground Map

Area Attractions

  • Crazy Horse: 8.5 miles
  • Jewel Cave: 19 miles
  • Mammoth Site: 32 miles
  • Mt. Rushmore: 25 miles
  • Wind Cavel: 13.5 miles
  • Gordon Stockade: 1/4 mile

Nearest Town

Custer: 4 miles
Rapid City: 42 miles


Camping fees are subject to sales tax.

Park entrance license required year-round

  • Temporary license (1-7 consecutive days): $15 per vehicle or $10 per motorcycle
  • Annual License: $30


  • $21 per night per unit
  • $25 per night for campsites with electric hookup