Campground Camping

The Black Hills National Forest has 30 campgrounds with more than 682 individual sites. A majority of the campgrounds are operated by a concessionaire, Forest Recreation Management, Inc. About half of the campgrounds have on-site hosts. Electricity, sewer, and water hook-ups and showers are not available. Most campgrounds have potable water (during the peak season only) and vault toilets. 

Campground reservations may be made through at 1-877-444-6777 or online at Reservations are recommended for holiday weekends.

Campground Camping Areas

  • Central Hills - Rapid City
  • Black Fox Campground
  • Castle Peak Campground
  • Deerfield Reservoir Complex
  • Custer Trail Campground
  • Dutchman Campground
  • Whitetail Campground
  • Ditch Creek Campground
  • Pactola Reservoir Complex
  • Pactola Campground
  • Sheridan Lake Complex
  • Sheridan Lake South Campground
  • Northern Hills-Spearfish
  • Boxelder Forks Campground
  • Dalton Lake
  • Dalton Lake Campground
  • Roubaix Lake
  • Roubaix Lake Campground
  • Spearfish Canyon
  • Hanna Campground
  • Rod & Gun Campground
  • Timon Campground
  • Steamboat Rock
  • Strawberry Recreation Site
  • Northwestern Hills - Sundance
  • Bearlodge Campground
  • Cook Lake Recreation Area
  • Reuter Campground
  • Sundance (Horse Camp)
  • Southern Hills - Custer
  • Beaver Creek Campground
  • Bismark Lake
  • Bismark Lake Campground
  • Black Elk Wilderness & Norbeck Wildlife Preserve
  • Horsethief Lake
  • Horsethief Lake Campground
  • Iron Creek (Horse Camp)
  • Willow Creek (Horse Camp)
  • Comanche Park Campground
  • Grizzly Bear Campground
  • Oreville Campground
  • Redbank Springs Campground

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