The Black Hills National Forest is located in western South Dakota.
Where is this Forest?


Passes & Permits


children by Black Hills National Forest sign 

There is no entrance fee for the Black Hills National Forest.  The Forest is open year-round for a variety of recreational activities and uses.  However, there are fees at campgrounds and day use areas operated by the Forest's concessionaire, FRM, Inc. from May to September.  A few campgrounds are operated by Forest Service staff during the summer and before and after the concessionaire's full service season.

Recreation Passes  |  Forest Product Permits 

Event/Commercial Permits  |  Other Permits