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Horse Camps

Check out: Check out time is noon for all parks. At Custer State Park, check out time is 11 a.m.
Fees: Range from $12 - $27 per night
Park Permit: Required
Reservations: Required at most, some available on a first-come, first-served basis.
Availability: Some are available year-round. Check with specific park for date details.
Accessible Accommodations: Not available
Group Campsites: Not available
Brochure: Download

In South Dakota, an Old West adventure awaits behind every rock and around every turn. After a day exploring a new trail, sit back and relax by the fire. Horse camps are found in 10 state park areas and are often found near the trailhead. These camps offer horseback riders a place to bed down with their horses after a day of riding.

Horse Camps include

  • Trailer parking
  • Corrals
  • Water (available at most, check with specific camp for details)
  • Electricity (available at most, check with specific camp for details)

What to bring

  • Cooking utensils
  • Food and cooler for storage
  • Sleeping bag/pad
  • Personal toiletries
  • Flashlight
  • Water containers (for both rider and horse)

Before you ride

Please be aware of the current feed and inspection requirements. Contact the SD State Brand Board at 605.773.3324 for more information.