The best camping near Newton Hills State Park

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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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Blue Tin Ranch

3 sites · RVs, Tents10 acres · Burbank, SD
Hello and welcome to the peaceful countryside! Proud to be named HipCamp's 2022 Top 10 Properties! We are a luxury hunting lodge here in South East South Dakota and love offering people the chance to camp, park, and explore our property! We are fifth generation farmers and are so proud of our farm and of South Dakota. Ask us about guides for the way out west to the Black Hills. We have 10 acres to share and are excited to host you! On property you can find, corn crib swings, a winding enchanted path to a gazebo perfect for sunsets, a gravity wagon basketball game, a romantic lit pavillion, a balcony overlooking both Iowa and Nebraska, and fields of corn and beans! Bathrooms can be found centrally on the property, we have 2 womens, 2 mens and one family/ handicap accessible. Now with Shower AND WIFI!
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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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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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Downhome Country Farm

7 sites · Lodging, RVs, Tents10 acres · Lennox, SD
Downhome Country Farm is 10 acres of woods and prairie with a large garden, chickens, guinea fowl, mules, horses, a dog, and bee hives in the pasture. We have two restored vintage campers that sleep 4 people and multiple tent sites. The bathroom and solar shower are shared by all guests. There are 2 sites for self-contained RV's with 20A electric available and water at some sites. 2 tent sites are available until the hay season then the pasture is wide open tent camping. Horse boarding and camping available too. Each site can request individual fire rings. We have an outdoor community area that has a large fire pit, covered shelter and a woodfired pizza oven that will be in use on some weekends and by request. Local musicians are known to provide pop up private concerts some weekends and impromptu jam sessions. On occasion, we have outdoor movies and morning yoga along with great activities in the surrounding community too. Or just hang out in the hammocks and soak in that downhome country feeling. Come and enjoy the great outdoors on our farm!
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Roost at Fruit of the Coop

1 site · Tent7 acres · Brandon, SD
Welcome to Fruit of the Coop! This tranquil 7-acre property is a working farm located just outside of Sioux Falls, in the watershed of the Big Sioux River. Our farm features rolling hills and groves of cottonwood and oak trees, replete with wild turkeys, deer and coyotes. Take advantage of the short walking trail, beautiful sunrises, and the gorgeous views from the fire pit. We operate a farming business on the property, contributing to our resilient local food system. Fruit of the Coop sells pasture-raised eggs to restaurants and retail, in addition to hosting events and field trips. We also offer a backyard chicken consulting business, which includes teaching classes, private consulting, and organic livestock feed distribution. The address is 8700 E Sunset Circle, Brandon, SD 57005. The property is on a dirt road in a development of homes, mostly on 1-2 acre parcels, located between the town of Brandon and the city of Sioux Falls. You are welcome to walk the neighborhood. Guests have access to 2 marked parking spaces on the right side of the front, paved driveway. All guests have access to the grounds. Please do not enter the farm house or any buildings on the property. You are welcome to appreciate the short, self-guided hiking trail on the farm. The trailhead can be found in the SE corner of the back yard, where the pasture fence meets the treeline. Follow the blue trail markers to the Adirondack chairs, where you can sit with a cup of coffee and enjoy the view. Please respect our neighbor's property and do not hike beyond the No Trespassing sign marked with a pink ribbon. You will come across chickens, cats, turkeys, horses and dogs while on your stay. Please treat them with respect and do not chase or feed any of the animals. The horses enjoy being petted from across the fence, but please do not enter into the horse corral or pasture. Our Bernese Mountain Dog, Toby, and our Sheepadoodle, Ralphie Rose, roam freely on the property, as do our 3 cats. Please do not allow any of the animals inside your tent. Even though we love animals of all kinds, we cannot allow guests to bring pets of their own. There are a number of nearby places to hike, including Palisades State Park, Beaver Creek State Nature Area and Good Earth State Park. In addition, the Big Sioux Recreation Area is a short 10-15 minute walk from the property and has multiple hiking trails, including an archery trail. The property is 15 minutes from downtown Sioux Falls, where you will find award-winning restaurants, shopping and live music. We want to ensure a comfortable stay perfect for a trip out West - conveniently located midway between Omaha or Minneapolis and the Black Hills. We want your stay at the farm to be top notch! We will be on site during your stay, so please do not hesitate to message us on the app or call or text us at (605) 366-1219 for any assistance you may need. Contact Info for Emergency Services 911 - Emergency Brandon Police Dept.: (605) 582-6125 - Office Phone (605) 367-7000 - Non-Emergency # Sioux Falls Police Dept.: (605) 367-7212 - Non-Emergency # Sioux Falls Fire Dept.: (605) 367-7000 - Non-Emergency # Sanford Hospital Emergency Room 1305 W. 18th Street, Sioux Falls, SD 57117 (605) 599-3500 Avera Emergency Department Dawley Farm 1600 S. Highline Avenue, Sioux Falls, SD 57110 (605) 504-5610
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The Retreat at Pointer’s Ridge

1 site · Tent21 acres · Baltic, SD
The Retreat at Pointer’s Ridge is located on 21 acres along the Big Sioux River, a place of quiet and natural beauty intended to foster social interaction and creative pursuits between artists and community in SE South Dakota, 10 miles north of Sioux Falls. Property updates at The Retreat happen constantly; we get better and better! The 100′ x 40′ main hall is perfect for larger workshops, concerts, poetry readings, small theatrical productions, classes, and other social gatherings and rentals in April through November. The A-Frame is a unique space for recitals, presentations, meetings, or a sleeping space for up to 6 people. There is a Woodworking Shop; Artist Studio; screened-in outdoor patio; playground; huge bonfire pit; and room to camp or explore. The Retreat is a space to work in quiet solitude or to collaborate on creative projects with others. The setting is inspiring; possibilities for your stay are endless. Learn more about this land: This site is a sandy spot along the Big Sioux River on a ridge well above the water line. View out over the river to a farm on the opposite bank. Spend your time with wild turkeys, geese, and an occasional deer. Site is on the far edge of an artist retreat, but still private. Spend time hiking the river bank or gravel country roads, fish in the river, take part in any Retreat activities if available, photography opportunities, enjoy an evening campfire under the stars.
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The best camping near Newton Hills State Park guide

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About

Beat the summertime boredom hard with a trip to Newton Hills State Park, a spot filled to the brim with activities! People have inhabited this area since 300 B.C., so you know it is a good place to spend some time. Modern outdoor lovers can choose their own adventure here between a plethora of activities like boating, fishing, swimming, horseback riding, and family nature programs. The winter offers snow sports galore too. It’s no wonder that wildlife and humans alike flock to this lush and vibrant area. Bonus: If you happen to come the first weekend in August you can get in on the Sioux River Folk Fest, and party down in the great outdoors!

When to go

The ideal time to visit Newton Hills State Park is during the spring and fall when the weather is mild and the natural scenery is at its peak. Summer months bring more visitors and warmer temperatures, perfect for those who enjoy a bustling park atmosphere. Winters can be harsh, with snow and cold conditions, making it less ideal for camping and hiking.

Know before you go

  • Check the weather forecast before your visit to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.
  • Be aware of park hours, typically from 8:30am to 5pm, and plan your activities accordingly.
  • Remember to pack essentials like water, snacks, and a first aid kit for your outdoor adventures.
  • Stay informed about any trail closures or area restrictions due to conservation efforts or weather conditions.
  • Accessibility varies across the park, so inquire ahead if you require special accommodations.

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