Blue Bell Campground

Custer State Park

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Lame Johhny Rd.
Custer, SD 57730
605-255-4515
Reservations: 800-710-2267
Official Website

GPS: 43.7169, -103.4822

Last Price Paid: $25
Number of Sites: 35
Pad Type: asphalt
Reservations: Yes
Elevation: 4881 ft
Tent Camping: Yes

6 people have reviewed this location.

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thecrazygoodlife.com
Jonesboro, GA
30 Jayco 28BHS
2005 Ford F250
35 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: BB24E

thecrazygoodlife.com would stay here again

“Nice place...If you get a good site”

Reviewed Oct 28, 2017

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Blue Bell was a great spot as far as location. It was an easy trek to Sylvan Lake or Wind Cave NP. Small single-pump gas station and store just outside of CG. Laundry facilities behind gas station. The site we had was definitely the best in the entire CG and if you're staying here, do your best to get site 24. It has nice views and... more

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2 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: BB30E

Denham would stay here again

“Loved it here. ”

Reviewed Aug 07, 2017

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This is a simple campground with a great intimate feel to it. Sparse pine trees are around and no mosquitos exist here! Maybe a fly from time to time, but that's it. This site is on the inner circle just up from the bathrooms and showers. The amphitheater is also near this site which makes it fun to listen to the talk while sitting... more

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6 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: BB08E

RM would stay here again

“The Black Hills area is amazing”

Reviewed Jul 24, 2016

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When we made our reservation to stay in Custer State Park back in February there was only one site available in the Blue Bell campground for the (admittedly high season) dates we wanted in July, so we had no choice in location. Our site was in the center of the wooded campground, but the spacing between sites is good enough to provide ... more

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Greg - Sock Monke...
Los Alamos, NM
20 Nissan NV 2500 High TOP - Homemade Camper Van
36 reviews
Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 4
Site Number: 31E

Greg - Sock Monkey Trekker would stay here again

“Had a memorable time here!”

Reviewed Mar 16, 2016

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Custer State Park has national park level beauty. South Dakota must have snatched up this area before the Feds could get a hold of it. Blue Bell has gas, a store, a laundry, and a lodge with a really nice restaurant. There are also small cabins for rent. Pretty French Creek meanders around the area. There are nice shower stalls in... more

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Gary
Box Elder, SD
30 Airstream Classic
2015 GMC Sierra 2500HD Denali
145 reviews

Reviewed Mar 07, 2016

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Got horses. There is French Creek Horse Camp about 3 miles further in but you are required to have your horse/trailer.

Verizon 3 bars LTE 37.75/6.23 mbps Down/Up

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Nightly rate: $25
Days stayed: 6
Site Number: 3

Kelly Burns would stay here again

“AMAZING State Park!!”

Reviewed Sep 13, 2015

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This State Park is AMAZING. It is really big and absolutely gorgeous with a ton of wildlife to see. We stayed in the Blue Bell campground. (We drove around most of the park during our stay and can say with certainty that the Blue Bell campground is the best of them all. All of the other campgrounds looked like parking lots and were... more

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Blue Bell Campground - Our Life...Crazy. Blessed. Adventurous. Good.

Date of Travel: August 21-23, 2017 Total Cost Per Night: $30 (+$25 weekly park pass) Address: Lame Johhny Rd, Custer, SD 57730 Phone Number: (605) 255-4515 Website: travel.campsd.com/Reserve-A-Cam...

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Sock Monkey Trekkers: Mt. Rushmore Trip - Part 3 - Custer State Park, South Dakota

Our Campsite at Blue Bell Campground, Custer State Park, South Dakota.French Creek near our campsite. Our plan in South Dakota was to stay in Custer State Park in the Blue Bell Campground and explore...

Hookups:
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
Recreation:
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities:
  • big rig
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities:
  • cabins
  • firewood
  • general store
  • laundry
  • restaurant
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
Pets:
  • pets

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