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Shadehill Recreation Area

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Nestled on the shores of Shadehill Reservoir, Shadehill Recreation Area offers opportunities to enjoy land and water based activities. The reservoir is one of western SD's few large lakes. 

Shadehill User Survey

The Bureau of Reclamation, in cooperation with GFP, is in the early stages of developing a Resource Management Plan for the Shadehill Reservoir. We are interested in your opinions and preferences regarding Shadehill Reservoir. Please take a few minutes to answer the short survey. Thank you.

Shadehill Lodge

The two-bedroom lodge at Shadehill Recreation Area ia a favorite for family retreats and hunting groups.


Lodge is reservable one year in advance.

  • 1.800.710.2267

About the Lodge

  • $280 per night
  • Camping fees apply to campers parked at the lodge, with a maximum of three campers allowed.
  • Two bedrooms
  • Sleeps up to 12 people
  • Furnished
  • Air conditioned and heated


  • Linens are not provided
  • No pets allowed inside
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  • Archery range
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Historical interest
  • Horseback Riding
  • 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
  • Cabins: $55 per night
  • Lodge: $280 per night
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Park Specs

Open: Year-round

Park Size: 85 campsites with 7 cabins (each sleeps 4 people) and a lodge (sleeps 12 people)


12 miles south of Lemmon off SD Hwy 73

Nearest Town: Lemmon

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Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.

Contact Info

Shadehill Recreation Area
19150 Summerville Road
Shadehill, SD 57638
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  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Lodge
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Vault toilets
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Park Rating

ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Cabins
  • Camping Site
  • Lodge
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 45.76114
Longitude: -102.2185
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