Picnic Spring

Custer National Forest

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Unnamed Road
Ludlow, SD 57755

GPS: 45.874, -103.484

Last Price Paid: $0
Number of Sites: 9
Elevation: 3248 ft

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
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Reviewed Aug 06, 2017

Overall Rating

This has always been one of my favorite campgrounds. It's been 15 years since our last stop. The Forest Service has improved the roads and there are new vault toilets.

The campground is located on a plateau with cliffs on 3 sides. Most of the sites are near the cliff edge. The sites are mostly wide apart; our nearest neighbor would have been at least 200 yards away. The canyon sides are wooded with pine and the center of the loop is mostly grassland. We love the privacy and solitude.

Since this spot is rather isolated, it gets very little use. We were the only campers the three nights we were here.

The water is from the spring and is not certified for drinking. It is pack it in - pack it out for trash. There is a 14 day limit but no fees.

One final note: There are no signs on US 85 or any of the nearby roads. The first camping sign is at the entrance.

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