Horsethief Lake Campground


The Horsethief Lake Campground has 36 camp sites. A limited number of accessible sites are available. The is the closest campground to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, and is a very popular lakeside campground.

At a Glance

Area Amenities: Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $26/Night for single unit, $2/Night for extra vehicle
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Keystone
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information


The Horsethief Lake Day Use area is located on State Highway 244, two miles west of Mount Rushmore National Memorial. 

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Reservation InfoThis site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at\&parkId=70014\&topTabIndex=CampingSpot
No. of Sites36 single site(s)
No. of Accessible sites5 of 36


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