Black Hills National Forest Campgrounds and Seasonal Gates Scheduled to Open

Release Date: May 14, 2018  

Contact(s): Scott Jacobson, (605) 440-1409


Custer, SD – Black Hills National Forest campgrounds and seasonal gates are scheduled to open Friday, May 18, 2018.

The Black Hills National Forest has 30 campgrounds with more than 682 individual sites. Many of the campgrounds on the Black Hills National Forest are operated by a Forest Service recreation service partner, Forest Recreation Management, (FRM) Inc. based in Hill City, SD, under a concession permit.

The fees in the Forest Service campgrounds range from $14 to $26 per night.

Many campgrounds have on-site hosts who can help provide information about outdoor attractions in the area. While electric, sewer, water hook-ups and showers are not available, most campgrounds have potable water and either flush or vault toilets.

To reserve a campsite, visit http://www.recreation.gov/ or call Toll Free 1-877-444-6777. Reservations are recommended for holiday weekends.

For other questions, contact a local Forest Service office.

For more information on Black Hills National Forest, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/blackhills.

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