Sylvan Lake Campground
The campground is located near Sylvan Lake.
Rich in history and natural beauty, Sylvan Lake holds the designation as Custer State Park's crown Jewel. The lake was created in 1881 when Theodore Reder built a dam across Sunday Gulch. In 1921, this unique lake became a part of the newly-created Custer State Park.
Due to road construction on Highway 87 north of Sylvan Lake Lodge, please use Highway 89 or Needles Highway to access Sylvan Lake.
Facilities / Services
Sanitation / Water
- Flush toilets and showers
- Vault Toilets
- Drinking Water
Restrictions / Closures
Due to low and narrow road tunnels on Highway 87 (Needles Highway), large RVs and trucks should use Highway 89. The junction of Highway16A and Highway 89 is located on the east side of the City of Custer, SD.
Sites are close together and are not good for large tents or large RVs.
Sylvan Lake Lodge offers a restaurant, lounge, a general store, hiking trails, water sports and breathtaking views of Harney Peak.
Contact by phone: 888.875.0001
- Full service restaurant
- Store / Gift Shop
- Fishing Licenses
- Boat and water sport rentals