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Rocky Point Recreation Area

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Rocky Point Recreation Area is located on the 8,000-acre Belle Fourche Reservoir. The reservior was created in 1911, when Orman Dam was constructed to store water for agricultural use. At the time of its completion, Orman Dam was the largest earthen dam in the world. In 1989, Orman Dam was designated a National Historic Civil Engineering Landmark.

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  • Archery range
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing
  • Horseshoes
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball
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  • Daily: $8 per vehicle
  • Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
  • Campsites - electrical: $26 per night
  • Campsites - non-electrical: $22 per night
  • Cabins: $55 per night
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Park Specs

Open: Year-round. Between Oct. 1 and April 30, showers, flush toilets and other water systems may be closed. Please contact the park directly for current status. Vault toilets usually remain open.

Park Size: 62 campsites


8 miles east of Belle Fourche off SD Hwy 212

Nearest Town: Belle Fourche

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Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.

Contact Info

Rocky Point Recreation Area
18513 Fisherman's Road
Belle Fourche, SD 57717
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  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Dog park
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Vault toilets
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Park Rating

Burn Ban

There is currently a burn ban along all of Belle Fourche Reservoir, including at Rocky Point Recreation Area. You can find out more information in our news release.
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ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Site
  • Picnic Shelter
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 44.70923
Longitude: -103.7125
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