Hipcamp host Deb K.,
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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 Re

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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.

Campsite area
Bring your own tents
1 site
Up to 4 guests per site
Short walk
No wheelchair access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Kitchen available
Showers available
Picnic table available
Wifi available
Bins available
Laundry absent
Have a question? Send Deb a message!
  • Check in: After 2PM
  • Check out: Before 12PM
  • Cancellation policy: Moderate
  • On arrival: Go straight to camp
  • Minimum nights: 1 night
  • Accepts bookings: 3 months out
  • Response time: Within 12 hours
  • Response rate: 84%

Activities

Offered on the Host's property or nearby.

Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Big Sioux River Retreat in South Dakota.

Forest
River, stream, or...

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11 Reviews

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Hipcamper John
John W.
recommends this listing.
September 13th, 2021

Thanks
Peaceful
Just right for us after a long driving day.
Thanks again

Hipcamper Thomas

Peaceful spot to relax & enjoy life

Thomas A.
recommends this listing.
September 10th, 2021

Wow! I can't say enough about my week-long camping experience at Big Sioux River Retreat! I came here looking for some quiet time to work on craft projects and rest in nature. It was one of my most relaxing places to visit in years. I was greeted warmly by Deb and Peter my first night. They offered me a tour of the retreat and we spent an hour or so just chatting into the evening. The facilities onsite were awesome. The bathrooms and shower were perfect. I even had access to a full kitchen in the Main Hall. More importantly, Deb offered me access to a screened porch building where I spent most of my time working on my projects. When I wasn't there, I sat down by my campsite on a sandy beach overlooking the Sioux River and just enjoyed all the nature I could. I highly recommend anyone to come and experience this peaceful little retreat and enjoy the friendship of Deb and Peter. I'll be back next year!

Hipcamper William
William L.
recommends this listing.
August 25th, 2021

Lovely location with a lovely host, I would highly recommend a stay for anyone passing through the area

Hipcamper Jeff
Jeff D.
recommends this listing.
August 19th, 2021

Very nice, as shown, we were just passing through.

Hipcamper isabella

Quiet camping along the river

Isabella A.
recommends this listing.
August 11th, 2021

We really enjoyed our stay at Big Sioux River Retreat! Deb was friendly and welcoming, and took the time to show us around and make sure we are comfortable. This site is nestled in some trees behind an artists retreat and feels really private and secluded. The showers and bathrooms are well kept and clean. Lots of cool birds to see in the area, and very peaceful to hear the river trickling.

Hipcamper Philip
Philip W.
recommends this listing.
August 10th, 2021

I got sick and did not stay.

Hipcamper Regan
Regan B.
recommends this listing.
August 8th, 2021

Wonderful area! The entire site is beautiful and the host is so accommodating.

Hipcamper Alix
Alix D.
recommends this listing.
July 26th, 2021

The Retreat truly was a retreat from being on the road. Deb and her husband were great and very welcoming. The campsite by the river was picturesque and relaxing.

Greeted the morning along the river
Hipcamper Jaclyn

Great stay!

Jaclyn F.
recommends this listing.
July 15th, 2021

Deb was so welcoming! Gave me a tour of the property and told me the backstory of the space. It was a beautiful evening and perfect spot to camp for the night by the water. Very peaceful. The shower and restroom aren’t a far walk from the camp spot and Deb was very friendly on anything I needed.

Hipcamper Deb
Response from Deb, the Host, on July 19th, 2021

Thanks Jaclyn … I hope you’ll visit us again, maybe stay a while longer and spend some creative time for yourself!

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