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Park Entrance License

A state park entrance license allows you to enjoy over 60 state park and recreation areas throughout South Dakota. The license is required of all motorized vehicles for entrance into designated state parks, recreation areas and lakeside use areas. It does not cover camping costs or additional fees. Qualifying South Dakota disabled veterans are eligible for free park entrance and discount camping.

You can purchase annual park entrance licenses:

  • Online
  • Calling 1.800.710.2267,
  • Your local state park or Game, Fish and Parks office, or
  • By visiting limited retail stores
Park Entrance Licenses Options

Additional Annual Licenses
Fees support state parks and recreation areas