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Uncle B's Produce Farm

11 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents11 acres · Monroe, SD
Awarded South Dakota's best Hip Camp to see in 2024, 2023, 2021, and runner up in 2022. Uncle B's farm is a small 11 acre hobby farm with a large vegetable garden, chickens, peafowl, guinea fowl, turkeys, a goat, dogs, and cats. There is an old quarried stone railroad bridge and a few short walking trails around the pond. The pond is at the back of the property where I have 6 dry camp sites listed as Uncle B's farm for tents or self contained RV's. All sites have partial to full shade and most have mature trees that will work for a hammock or tensile tent. All of the campsites have a firepit, some with cooking grates and all sites have a picnic table. The "shower shack" is shared by all guests and has 2 separate 3/4 baths with all modern plumbing. There is also a basic outdoor kitchen with a few portable grills as well as a sink with modern plumbing. Available at Uncle B's RV Camper site I have 3 RV sites with water and 30 Amp electrical hookups. My "Ready Set Camp" listing is a dome tent set up and furnished with 2 cots, table, and lamp as well as a match ready fire. The Barn loft apartment is a studio apartment with a small galley kitchen and private bath. Uncle B's farm has been voted Best Hip Camp to see in South Dakota for the 3rd time.... Come see why...
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River Road Campground Luverne

19 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents13 acres · Luverne, MN
This is a new campground to Rock County near Luverne, MN. This property is known as the "boy scouts" by the locals. When we were kids we spent time on this property riding bike, horses, and exploring. We have turned this 13 acre property into 22 site campground that we are excited to share with you. Check out Sweet Retreat a house for rent. Call 605-254-5450 for details. (also available on Airbnb/VRBO) (Sweet Retreat, 5 bedrooms, 2 bath) Nestled in a bed of trees just 2 miles from I-90 and 1/4 mile South of the Luverne City Park. This campground has 12 sites with rural water and 20,30&50 amp electric at every site. Dump Station. 8 Full Hook Up Sites (Sewer, Water, Electric) Two small ponds and shade trees. Wifi. Shower House/Bathrooms. Campers can enjoy the quiet place to relax and enjoy nature and wildlife, a perfect place for bird watching. We also have a paved bike trial that connects to the campground that leads to miles of trials around Luverne and out to the State park.
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The Specialty Crop

5 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents5 acres · Hudson, SD
The Specialty Crop sits on 5 rural acres in the southeastern corner of South Dakota. We are a farmstead committed to sowing a meaningful life for special people, of all abilities. We cultivate community through farm experiences and special food. Our small-scale, working farm is surrounded by rolling hills and farm fields. Enjoy the farmstead strolling paths, gardens, and our friendly chickens, cats and dog. Experience the curated natural surroundings including bird watching, bugs and prairie habitat. Watch the sun rise from your camp site and stargaze our dark skies. Keep coming back to watch the evolution of our farm dreams as we build the mission of The Specialty Crop~ ask us more!
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Arrow B Acres

3 sites · RVs, Tents20 acres · Canistota, SD
Our property is a 20 acre wooded oasis near interstate 90, Lake Vermillion, and Canistota. We are one of the highest points in the county and have views that stretch 20 miles with the naked eye. Take walks through the woods and see the natural springs that begin the Battle Creek, the old 1880s home foundation, the wild turkeys, bald eagles, rabbits, pheasants, deer, and other wild animals. Imagine sitting under the stars at night and having no light pollution to see the Milky Way. Just sit and relax. Easy access from the interstate, we are 6 miles from the nearest exit. We have septic, water, 30 and 50 amp hookup. Grocery store is 3 miles away, and the famous Ortman clinic is also 3 miles away.
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Requine and Relax, LLC

10 sites · RVs, Tents1000 acres · Winfred, SD
Located in the vermillion hills of South Dakota. This property has plenty of wildlife and places to let your hair down and run. We were a former feedlot that is currently under renovations to becoming an equine center. Currently has horses, chickens, and baby calves. Come experience a bit of farm life without all the work!Learn more about this land:We are in the process starting an equine center so what you see may depend on our progress. Currently we have horses, chickens, and 2 bottle calves. :) The arena and round pen are up and ready for use if you are interested!  We are willing to try to accommodate your needs. Please don't hesitate to ask. 
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Edge Hill

4 sites · RVs1 acre · Luverne, MN
We are located on The Lake in the city Luverne with easy access to swimming, fishing and the Luverne Loop 8 mile walking and biking trail system. Full hookup with WiFi available. Access to kayaks, firewood and the man made Lake. Quiet area with quick access to all amenities inside the City of Luverne.
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The best camping near Big Sioux Recreation Area guide

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About

South Dakota is known for it’s big game, big fish, and amazing parks, and Big Sioux Recreation Area is no exception. This southeastern gem is near Brandon and Sioux Falls, right on the Big Sioux River, a wilderness that begs to be seen, explored, and fished in. This summer, you can enjoy archery, hiking, camping, canoeing, and in the winter you’ll have to try snowmobiling. In addition, the mountain biking, horseback riding, and the awesome disc golf course takes this park over the top and provides fun for everyone. Don’t miss the Archery Trail, a windy wilderness tour with 13 stop-and-shoot points, the two mile Bike Trail where you can gaze at the evening fireflies along the river, and the semi-strenuous Valley of the Giants Trail, a shady hike with an awe-inspiring view of some of the largest trees in the state. Big Sioux Recreation Area is just bragging now, but you’ll understand why when you get here.

When to go

The ideal time to visit Big Sioux Recreation Area is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural scenery is at its peak. Summer months can be warm, perfect for water activities, while winter offers a quiet, frosty landscape. Avoid peak holiday weekends for a more tranquil experience.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit to pack appropriately for the conditions.
  • Be aware of park hours, typically from 8:30am to 5pm, and plan your activities within this timeframe.
  • Remember to bring water and snacks, as options for purchasing food may be limited.
  • Stay on designated trails to protect the environment and your own safety.
  • For any inquiries, contact customer service at 605.223.7660.

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