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Sanitation / Water

  • Flush toilets and showers (2 facilities)
  • Dump Station
  • Drinking Water
  • Vault Toilets

ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Cabin GL5
  • Campground Sites: 2 with electric service (3E and 26E)

Game Lodge Campground Cabin

Game Lodge Campground is conveniently located on highway 16A near the State Game Lodge and many activities and services. Grace Coolidge Creek flows though the campground that accommodates all types of camping units and has 11 camper cabins available to rent.


State Game Lodge and Creekside Lodge (1/4 mile)

  • Buffalo Safari jeep rides
  • Full service restaurant
  • Laundromat
  • Lodging and cabins
  • Fishing Licenses
  • Store / Gift Shop / Cafeteria
  • Mountain bike rentals
  • Fuel

Park Specs

Open: Year-round

  • March 15 - November 30: full facilities
  • December 1 - March 14: Comfort station is closed. Vault toilet and water hydrant are available.
  • Reservations: Available one year in advance www.campsd.com or 1.800.710.2267

Staffed: Camp attendant and on-site campground host

Size: 59 campsites, 11 cabins


Campground map
Basic Trail Map

Area Attractions

  • Crazy Horse: 22 miles
  • Jewel Cave: 30 miles
  • Mammoth Site: 37 miles
  • Mt. Rushmore: 20 miles
  • Wind Cave: 23 miles

Nearest Town

Custer: 14 miles
Rapid City: 28 miles


Located near the junction of US Highway 16A and the Wildlife Loop Road, near the State Game Lodge and Peter Norbeck Visitor Center.

GPS Coordinates
Lat: 43.760274
Long: -103.4


Camping fees are subject to sales tax.

Park entrance license required year-round

  • Temporary license (1-7 consecutive days): $15 per vehicle or $10 per motorcycle
  • Annual License: $30

Regular Camping:

  • Full facilities: $21 per night per unit | $25 per night for campsites with electric hookup
  • Camping Cabin: $50 per night