Description

Get on the water at Lake Thompson while the getting is good! This lake has an interesting history with fluctuating water levels, so come on down now and see how it feels to camp, fish, swim, and boat where unique history has been made. The big campsite has spots for tenters and RVers, plus a few camper cabins, so whatever your camp style is, there is a place for you. Bring the whole fam and explore the many activities around the park together, getting as much lake time in as you can before the stars come out.
Lodging provided
Bring your own Tents, Vans and truck campers, Trailers, RV & Motorhomes, Cabin
107 sites
Up to guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Fishing
Hiking
Paddling
Wind sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Lake Thompson Campground.

Beach
Lake
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Park
Lake Thompson Recreation Area
State
South Dakota
Country
United States
Phone Number
605-847-4893
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
44.323° N, 97.435° W
$40/night
Cabin & Lodging: 4 Sites
(Up to 4 people per site)
$19/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 103 Sites
(Up to people per site)

Safety at Hipcamp

Inclusion Policy

We have a zero-tolerance policy against discrimination at Hipcamp and are committed to helping our Host and Hipcamper community be inclusive.

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Hosting Standards

All Hosts should review and adhere to these standards around providing a positive Hipcamp experience, being a thoughtful neighbor, and serving as a responsible citizen.

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Hipcamper Standards

All Hipcampers should review and adhere to these standards for safety, trip preparation, and respect in order to uphold Hipcamp’s most important value: “leave it better.”

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Safety partners

Recreate Responsibly

  1. Know before you go
  2. Practice physical distancing
  3. Plan ahead
  4. Play it safe
  5. Explore locally
  6. Leave no trace
  7. Build an inclusive outdoors
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Leave No Trace

  1. Plan ahead and prepare
  2. Travel and camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors
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National Weather Service

We integrate with the National Weather Service to provide valuable fire advisories to Hosts and Hipcampers. Real-time Red Flag Warnings and Fire Weather Watch Warnings help keep our community safe.

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