Group Campsites

Each site includes electricity, a fire grate and picnic table unless otherwise noted.

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area

State Park Fees Group Sites
Group campsites are reservable one year in advance.
Lewis & Clark Recreation Area

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$19

Group camping sites are located within four separate loops. All sites within a loop must be reserved for a group reservation.

Loop 1: 10 available campsites | numbers 169-178
Loop 2: 10 available campsites | numbers 179-188
Loop 3: 8 available campsites | numbers 189-196
Loop 4: 8 available campsites | numbers 197-204

Pierson Ranch Non-profit Group Area

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Fee: $0.50 per person per night ($6 minimum)

The Pierson Ranch Youth Camping Area is located at the west end of the day use area in Pierson Ranch. The campground is designed for youth groups (Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, Church Groups, etc.) camping in tents only and with adult supervision.

Reservations can only be made for this area by calling the Park Office: 605.668.2985.
  • Flush toilets available at Picnic Shelter 1
  • Additional picnic tables at Picnic Shelter 1
  • Fire grates
  • Water
  • Flush toilets and showers available in Pierson Ranch campground
  • Some electric pedestals available in group area

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Custer State Park

Stockade Group Area

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Fee: $7 per person per night ($140 minimum)

Located on the shore of Stockade Lake, this area is suitable for small trailers and tents. Fishing is available on site and swimming and evening Park Naturalist programs are located nearby.

  • Accommodates maximum of 40 people
  • Vault toilets
  • Group picnic shelter (electricity)
  • Picnic tables and Fire grates
  • Flush toilets and showers (modern facilities located 1/4 mile away in Stockade South Campground)

Game Lodge Group Area

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Fee: $7 per person per night ($140 minimum)

Located near the State Game Lodge and Wildlife Loop Road, this area is suitable for trailers or tents. Swimming, fishing, and evening Park Naturalist programs are located nearby.

  • Accommodates 100 people maximum
  • No electricity
  • Picnic shelter includes electricity, flush toilets, showers
  • Picnic tables and Fire grates

Shady Rest Non-Profit Group Area

Fee: $0.50 per person per night ($6.00 minimum)

This area is for non-profit youth organizations camping in tents. It is located in a shady draw with an intermittent stream running through the area. Amenities are limited as this area provides a rustic type camping experience.

  • Vault toilets
  • Picnic tables
  • Fire grates
  • Water must be brought in and is available at various locations throughout the Park.
  • Showers are available between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Game Lodge Campground.

Center Lake Non-Profit Group Area

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Fee: $0.50 per person per night ($6.00 minimum)

The Center Lake Youth Camping Area is located in the day use area on the east side of Center Lake. The campground is designed for youth groups (Boy Scout, Girl Scouts, Church Groups, etc.) camping in tents only and with adult supervision.

Sites designated for Youth Camping are Sites A, B, C, D, and E. This area offers a primitive camping experience.

  • Vault toilets
  • Picnic tables
  • Fire grates
  • Water may be obtained from the shower house located near the swimming beach.
  • Showers are available at the center lake shower house between the hours of 1 p.m. and 4 p.m.