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Sheps Canyon Recreation Area

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Nestled along Sheps Canyon Bay, Sheps Canyon Campground is the newest campground on Angostura Reservoir. It offers great access to the boat ramp and excellent shore fishing opportunities.

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Activities

  • Biking (on park roads)
  • Birdwatching
  • Boating
  • Canoe Rental
  • Canoeing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayak Rental
  • Kayaking
  • Paddleboard Rental
  • Paddleboarding
  • Picnicking
  • Walking (on park roads)
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Fees

  • Daily: $8 per vehicle
  • Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 second vehicle (with coupon) | $80 transferable license

    Purchase Online

  • Campsites - electrical: $26 per night
  • Campsites - non-electrical: $22 per night
  • Group Lodge: $280 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: 22 campsites, 11 horse campsites and 1 camping cabin

Directions: 6 miles south of Hot Springs on SD 71, 5 miles east on Sheps Canyon Road

Nearest Town: Hot Springs

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Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.

Contact Info

Sheps Canyon Recreation Area
28150 South Boat Ramp Road
Hot Springs, SD 57747
605.745.6996
Email: Angostura@state.sd.us
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Amenities

  • ADA/Accessible Features
  • Boat Ramp(s)
  • Campground(s)
  • Camping Cabin(s)
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Campsite(s)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking Trail(s)
  • Horse Campsite(s)
  • Horse Trail(s)
  • Modern Lodging
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground(s)
  • Self-serve Entrance Kiosk(s)
  • Shore Fishing Access
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets (open year-round)
  • WiFi
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Park Rating


Modern Lodging

The group lodge at Shep's Canyon offers increased comforts in an outdoor setting any time of the year.
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ADA / Accessible

  • Camping Cabin(s)
  • Campsite(s)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Group Lodge
  • Showers
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GPS Coordinates

Latitude: 43.32632
Longitude: -103.4454
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Additional Info

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