Reservations for Open House Weekend Open Soon

February 13, 2019

Reservations for Open House Weekend Open Soon

February 16 is the first day to make campsite and cabin reservations for a Friday, May 17 arrival, which is Open House and Free Fishing Weekend in the South Dakota State Parks. Make reservations online at or call 1-800-710-2267.

Reservations open at 7 a.m. Central Time, 90 days before arrival. This applies to all state parks that take reservations except Custer, which accepts reservations one year before arrival.

90-Day Reservation Window

Reserve ADA sites Online

New this year, campers can reserve handicap campsites online by providing their ADA/Handicap Placard ID. It will be asked for as part of the checkout process.

ADA Camping

Open House and Free Fishing Weekend

Make plans to join us for Open House Weekend May 17-19, 2019! The annual unofficial kickoff to summer features free park entrance and free fishing for residents and nonresidents. In addition, a number of parks will be hosting special events. Camping fees, fishing regulations and limits still apply.

2019 Park Entrance License

The 2019 park entrance licenses are now available for purchase. The passes are valid October 1, 2018, through May 17, 2020.

Purchase a Park Entrance License







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