9 Incredible Campgrounds In The Black Hills Of South Dakota

Are you planning the ultimate Black Hills road trip? The beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota are one of the oldest mountain ranges in North America, and today, this beautiful region attracts millions of visitors every year.

Explore stunning canyons, high alpine meadows, spruce forests, hidden caves, and unique rock formations. Discover popular attractions like Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Jewel Cave, Custer State Park, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, and much more!

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All of these campgrounds are now accepting reservations on Camp Native!

1. Custer: French Creek RV Park and Campground

Looking for the perfect family getaway? If you’re looking for an adventure the whole family will enjoy, then French Creek RV Park & Campground could be your next vacation destination!

French Creek is located right on the Mickelson Trail, so you can bike or hike the entire length of the Black Hills right from French Creek. Other nearby attractions include Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park (only 5 miles from the campground!), Deadwood, and national parks.

This campground is near town for your convenience, but because it’s flanked by two city parks and backed by the famous French Creek, you will feel like you are in your own world.

French Creek offers shade, grass, and plenty of opportunities for wildlife viewing while you enjoy your full hook-up RV site or tent site.

Want to learn more about French Creek RV Park and Campground? Take a look at their Camp Native profile or book now to start your exciting midwest family vacation!

2. Sturgis: No Name City Luxury Cabins and RV


Want to be near the action? If you’re looking for a cozy cabin or comfortable campsite near popular attractions, then No Name City Luxury Cabins & RV could be the campground for you!

This full service resort, nestled in the beautiful Black Hills, offers opportunities for exploring Bear Butte State Park, Wonderland Caves, and Spearfish Canyon or spend time at the pavilion/bar in the campground and relax before you head out for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

No Name City offers 25 cabins with a variety of bedding configurations that sleep from two to eight people, extra large cabins with separate bedrooms, and even a jacuzzi cabin. The cabins are available with or without bathrooms and have all the amenities including TV with DVD players, kitchenettes, and high speed internet.

All RV sites are big rig friendly and offer both long pull-through sites and shaded back-in sites. On the property you will find a heated in-ground pool, two hot tubs, pool table, bar/pavilion, laundry facilities, and free private showers.

Want to learn more about No Name City Luxury Cabins & RV? Check out their Camp Native profile or book now and reserve your spot!

3. Spearfish: Chris’ Campground


Looking for some South Dakota hospitality? If you’re longing for a campground that feels like home, Chris’ Campground could be the perfect place for your next getaway!

This campground is within easy driving distance to all of the Black Hills attractions including historic Deadwood and Lead, majestic Spearfish Canyon, Mount Rushmore Memorial, Crazy Horse, Devil’s Tower, beautiful Needles Highway, and Iron Mountain Road.

Want to spend a day at the campground? Kids will love the animal petting farm and participating in daily bottle feedings, or the entire family can enjoy three heated swimming pools, a basketball court, and a playground.

Chris’ Campground is a full service campground offering deluxe pull thru full hook-ups, shaded basic tent sites, and primitive camping cabins.

Want to learn more about Chris’ Campground? Browse their Camp Native profile or book now and reserve your spot at your new home away from home!

4. Sturgis: Days End Campground


Longing for a clean, comfortable campground? If you want to come home to a relaxing campground after a long day of exploring nearby attractions, Days End Campground could be your next vacation destination!

This campground is conveniently located near many Black Hills area attractions like Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Dinosaur Park, Wonderland Cave, and many more!

Want to spend the day on the water? The beautiful Pactola Lake is only an hour away. Enjoy boating, fishing, swimming, or jet skiing on the largest reservoir in the Black Hills of South Dakota.

Days End Campground offers 30 custom built, cozy cabins that include A/C, cable TV, coffee pot, and mini fridge, 100 full hook-up RV sites, and shaded tent sites. Laundry facilities, free Wi-Fi, clean, private restrooms and showers, loading ramp, dump station, and on-site shuttle services are also available.

Want to learn more about Days End Campground? Take a look at their Camp Native profile or book now, space is limited for the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally!

5. Hill City: Three Forks Campground


Need to get away from it all? If you’re looking for a relaxing campground located near all the must-see attractions, Three Forks Campground could be the campground you’ve been looking for!

This campground has close access to the Mickelson Trail for hiking, mountain biking, and horseback riding. In addition, exciting attractions like Mount Rushmore are only minutes away as well as excellent wineries and shopping.

Want to get out on the water? Pactola Lake and Sheridan Lake are nearby. This area also offers great opportunities for caving, rock climbing, off-roading, and backpacking.

Three Forks Campground offers tent sites, full hook-up RV sites, and sleeping cabins. All cabins are equipped with A/C and electricity and feature multiple bedding arrangements, picnic tables, personal fire pits, and propane grills.

Ready to learn more about Three Forks Campground? Explore their Camp Native profile page or book now!

6. Custer: Broken Arrow Horse Campground


Longing to get out and ride? If you’re ready to jump on your horse and explore the beautiful Black Hills, Broken Arrow Horse Campground may be just what you’ve been looking for!

This horse friendly campground is only a short drive away from Custer State Park, 4-mile Old West Town, Jewel Cave, Mount Rushmore, Mammoth Site, Wild Horse Sanctuary, Crazy Horse Memorial, and many more.

Ready for adventure? Enjoy dozens of nearby activities including swimming, kayaking, fishing, hiking, bird watching, zip lining, off-roading, golf, and panning for gold.

Broken Arrow offers 130 horse pens, six cabins, four bunkhouse rooms, 44 pull through RV sites, 10 primitive tent sites, and a new general store.

Interested in learning more about Broken Arrow Horse Campground? Take a look at their Camp Native profile page or book now and start your adventure!

7. Hill City: Crooked Creek Resort & RV Park


Dying to get out and explore? If you’re looking for an adventure filled getaway, Crooked Creek Resort & RV Park could be the campground for you!

Nestled in the heart of the Black Hills, this campground offers endless opportunities for sightseeing and exploration. Hike the Mickelson Trail, soak in the beauty of Custer State Park, marvel at Mount Rushmore, take a ride on the 1880 Train, or spend a day in Hill City visiting galleries, wineries, and art galleries.

Outdoor enthusiasts can get their fill of recreation including canoeing, stand up paddleboarding, biking, backpacking, caving, rock climbing, and off roading.

Crooked Creek Resort offers beautiful RV sites accommodating up to 50amps, tent sites on the creek, a variety of cabin rentals, and two tipis!

Want to learn more about Crooked Creek Resort & RV Park? Check out their Camp Native profile or book now so you don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity!

8. Lead: Wickiup Cabins


Need a peaceful retreat? If you’re looking for a relaxing getaway, Wickiup Cabins could be your next camping destination!

Head out into the great outdoors and enjoy ATV riding, hunting, rock climbing, mountain biking, or excellent trout fishing. Love the water? Go tubing on Spearfish Creek, explore miles of streams and ponds, or head over to Iron Creek Lake.

Enjoy a day relaxing and listening to the mountain stream, or discover nearby attractions such as Mount Rushmore, Spearfish Canyon, Crazy Horse, and historic Deadwood.

Wickiup offers modern six-person cabins, rustic six-person cabins, four-person modernized rustic cabins, and two-person cabins. Whether you’re vacationing with family and friends or looking for the perfect honeymoon getaway, Wickiup has a cabin to fit your needs.

Interested in learning more about Wickiup Cabins? Explore their Camp Native profile page. Sites are filling up fast, don’t miss out on this opportunity, book now!

9. Trout Haven Resort & Campground: Deadwood, South Dakota


Longing for a fishing getaway? If you love excellent trout fishing and want to explore the Black Hills, Trout Haven Resort & Campground could be the vacation destination for you!

This campground offers great trout fishing on-site in a man-made, fully stocked trout pond. Trout Haven provides all of your fishing gear, a license, and they will even clean all of your fish!

Trout Haven is centrally located and offers easy access to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Crazy Horse, Mount Rushmore, Historic Deadwood, and Pactola Lake.

Enjoy a relaxing evening at the Saloon & Grill after a long day of fishing, kayaking, biking, hiking, or boating.

Trout Haven offers comfortable cabins with A/C, large pull-thru RV sites, tent sites, and a cozy tipi. Laundry facilities, convenience store, and free showers are available at the campground.

Want to learn more about Trout Haven Resort & Campground? Check out their Camp Native profile or book now!

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Jessica is a freelance writer. She resides in Minnesota with her husband, daughter dog, and 4 cats. In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling, and hiking.