Check out: Check out time is noon for all parks. At Custer State Park, check out time is 11 a.m.
Fees: Range from $12 - $27 per night
Park Permit: Required
Reservations: Required at most, some available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Availability: Some are available year-round. Check with specific park for date details.
Accessible Accommodations: Not available
Group Campsites: Not available
In South Dakota, an Old West adventure awaits behind every rock and around every turn. After a day exploring a new trail, sit back and relax by the fire. Horse camps are found in 10 state park areas and are often found near the trailhead. These camps offer horseback riders a place to bed down with their horses after a day of riding.
Horse Camps include
- Trailer parking
- Water (available at most, check with specific camp for details. Bring your own containers.)
- Electricity (available at most, check with specific camp for details)
Before you ride
Please be aware of current feed and inspection requirements.
- Brand inspection areas
- Health certificate requirements
- Coggins or ELISA EIA test requirements
- Weed-free hay
Certified weed free weed forage is encouraged on all state park equestrian trails and campgrounds. It is required in Custer State Park, on the George S. Mickelson Trail, in the equestrian campground and on the trails at Sheps Canyon and in the Bear Butte equestrian campground.