Horsethief Lake is located near Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Fishing, especially ice fishing, is popular at this lake. Dredging operations were completed a few years ago to clean out excessive sediment to restore the depth and improve water quality. Enjoy this beautiful lake while fishing for trout from the shore, non-motorized boat or from the ADA accessible fishing pier.
Horsethief Lake Campground Reservations
Visit Recreation.gov to make your campground reservation.
Horsethief Lake is located on State Highway 244, two miles west of Mount Rushmore National Memorial.
Accessible fishing access
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