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Stockade Lake South Campground

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Stockade South Campground

Stockade Lake South Campground can accommodate mid-sized RV's along with tents. Many historical sites are located near the campground including the Gordon Stockade, Annie Talent monument, and the site where gold was first discovered in the Black Hills.

Park Specs

  • Camping type: Modern
  • Reservations: Available one year in advance www.campsd.com or 1.800.710.2267
  • Open: May 17 - Sept. 30
  • Size: 23 campsites, 13 cabins
  • Staffed: Camp Attendant and on-site Campground Host


Located off US Highway 16A along Stockade Lake Drive, 4 miles east from the town of Custer.


Campground Map

Area Attractions

  • Crazy Horse: 8.5 miles
  • Jewel Cave: 19 miles
  • Mammoth Site: 32 miles
  • Mt. Rushmore: 25 miles
  • Wind Cavel: 13.5 miles
  • Gordon Stockade: 1/4 mile

Nearest Town

Custer: 4 miles
Rapid City: 42 miles


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


  • $21 per night per unit
  • $25 per night for campsites with electric hookup

Camping Cabin: $50