GFP Commission Proposes Cabin and Suite Fee Changes

September 4, 2020

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission proposed to change the fee structure for modern cabins and suites in South Dakota state parks.

Currently at $150 per day, the proposal would give a range of $85 - $205 per day.

The commission also proposed to define the term “suite” as it pertains to state park cabins, meaning a campsite with a wood structure that contains multiple rental units provided by the department, furnished with beds, electricity, sewer and water.

To view the proposal in its entirety, visit Audio from the meeting is available through South Dakota Public Broadcasting and will soon be available on the GFP website as part of the meeting archive.

Individuals can comment online at or mail comments to 523 E. Capitol Ave., Pierre, SD 57501.

To be included in the public record and to be considered by the commission, comments must include a full name and city of residence and meet the submission deadline of 72 hours before the public hearing (not including the day of the public hearing).

The next GFP Commission meeting will be held Oct. 1-2 in Fort Pierre, South Dakota. 


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