Sylvan Lake Campground

Custer State Park

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24572 Highway 87 Custer, SD 57730 605-255-4515 Reservations: 800-710-2267 Official Website

GPS: 43.8403, -103.5578

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  • Amenities

Overview of Sylvan Lake Campground

Due to low, narrow tunnels, large RVs or vehicles towing campers should avoid Needles Highway (SD Hwy 87N) and approach the area using SD Hwy 89 north from US Hwy 16A in Custer.

Number of Sites 39

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally May - September

Elevation 6,200 ft / 1,889 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Sylvan Lake Campground 6 people have reviewed this location.

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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 10/9/2021

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  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • dry camping
  • Partial Hookups
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • trash
  • water available
  • pets


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Late in the season - campground was largely closed down. Good location for visiting Mount Rushmore.

- Howdy

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