Center Lake Campground

Custer State Park

3 Reviews
Center Lake Road Custer, SD 57730 605-255-4515 Reservations: 800-710-2267 Official Website

GPS: 43.8084, -103.4252

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Overview of Center Lake Campground

Number of Sites 71

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally May - September

Elevation 4,822 ft / 1,469 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Last reported 7/19/2015
1 review
“Beautiful and Spacious”

Reviewed 5/27/2019

Nightly rate: $24
Days stayed: 2
Overall Rating

Stayed in mid-May, tenting in a site near the water. There was so much space between sites. Tenting only. The bathrooms did the job. Nice location for exploring all of the Black Hills. You can reserve over the phone at the campground if you'd like.

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DisplayName would stay here again

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“Nice site, not the best amenities. ”

Reviewed 8/5/2018

Days stayed: 1
Overall Rating

One of the few places we could find to camp without reservations. Had to use the phone at the entrance and “reserve” a spot that day, also we were forced to pay via a credit card to make the same day reservation. We tent camped on the upper loop and it was nice and shaded. The amenities were not as clean as we had hoped but were us... more

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BlueDog would stay here again

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Currently Wandering
27' Airstream International 2006 Dodge Ram 1500
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“Walk Up Site in Custer State Park”

Reviewed 7/19/2015

Nightly rate: $22
Days stayed: 4
Overall Rating

This state park is extremely popular and hard to get into. Turns out Center Lake is the only campground you can do "same day reservations". Meaning, you call in the morning you want to go (or check online) and see if they have any spots. If they do, you can reserve one for as many days as you want (limit 14 I think). We saw online ther... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
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Noise
1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Currently Wandering would stay here again

This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming beach
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • big rig
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • showers
Pets
  • pets

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