GFP Commission Holds November Meeting

November 4, 2022

PIERRE, S.D. – The South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) Commission held their meeting at Madison's Heartland Power on Nov. 3.


There were no proposals or finalizations this month.


Allowance of Pets

The Commission continued to discuss a proposed a rule change allowing people staying in a cabin, lodge, or suite within a state park to have their dog or cat inside that facility during their stay. 

A dog or cat accommodation fee of $10 per reservation per facility is provided for in a separate proposal. 

Public Comments Currently Being Accepted 

If you would like to comment on any of these proposals, visit Comments can also be mailed to 523 E. Capitol Ave Pierre, SD.

To hear the discussion on these proposals, 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. 

To see these proposals in their entirety, visit

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 be submitted by 11:59 p.m. CST on December 4.

The next GFP Commission meeting will be held at RedRossa in Pierre on Dec. 8-9.


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