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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.

Ways to purchase annual park entrance licenses:

  • Online
  • Calling 1.800.710.2267
  • State park offices, entrance booths or self-serve entrance kiosks
  • Your local Game, Fish and Parks office
  • Limited retail stores
Park Entrance Licenses Options

Fees support state parks and recreation areas