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Camping at State Parks

Randall Creek Campground

Over 50 state parks and recreation areas offer camping in South Dakota. Campsites can be reserved 90 days in advance. Comfort stations close down during the winter months, but camping is welcome year-round.


Camping reservations are available 90 days prior to arrival at most state parks and recreation areas.

Custer State Park accepts reservations one year in advance.

Same-Day Reservations

First-Come, First-Served

My First Camping experience

We invite you to share memories of a first camping trip. Submit a photo and story to have it included on the My First Camp page. Entries are not limited to just children - anyone who has experienced something new in the outdoors can submit an entry!