Description

Nestled cozily between dark forest and expansive prairie, Elk Mountain Campground is an outdoor lovers' respite in the southern black hills. Wind Cave National Park is an underloved, but incredibly beautiful national treasure. You won’t have to fight for your campsite, and you won’t have to stand in line. Wildlife is abundant, the cave is majestic, and there are trails for Continue reading...
Nestled cozily between dark forest and expansive prairie, Elk Mountain Campground is an outdoor lovers' respite in the southern black hills. Wind Cave National Park is an underloved, but incredibly beautiful national treasure. You won’t have to fight for your campsite, and you won’t have to stand in line. Wildlife is abundant, the cave is majestic, and there are trails for every hiker—whether you rarely make it off the couch, or you’ve been bagging peaks for years. Get away from the hubbub, and give Wind Cave National Park some love.
Campsite area
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No. of sites
77
RV details
Not specified
RV hookups
None
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 8 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
Cave
Beach
Desert
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
Redwoods
River, stream or creek
Swimming hole
Waterfall
Biking
Fishing
Hiking
Horseback riding
Climbing
Wildlife watching
Boating
Paddling
Wind sports
OHV
Snow sports
Surfing
Swimming
Whitewater paddling
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Hipcamper Elizabeth
Elizabeth K.
recommends this listing.
September 20th, 2017

Very populated

Hipcamper Sara + Mike
Sara + Mike (.
recommends this listing.
November 8th, 2018

Nice, spacious campground. It is necessary to go on a ranger-guided tour to gain access to Wind Cave. Reservations are only accepted for two specialty tours so arrive early (first-come, first-served) to purchase tickets. Don't miss out on the more beautiful (IMHO) cave - Jewel Cave - nearby.

Hipcamper Casey G.
recommends this listing.
September 27th, 2018
Hipcamper Benjamin  F.
recommends this listing.
June 11th, 2018
Hipcamper Andrew B.
recommends this listing.
June 1st, 2018
Hipcamper Natalie S.
recommends this listing.
August 31st, 2017
Park
Wind Cave National Park
State
South Dakota
Phone Number
605-745-4600
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.566° N, 103.494° W
$40/night
Tent / RV / Trailer - Group: 2 Sites
(Up to people per site)
$18/night
Tent / RV / Trailer: 25 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)
$18/night
Tent / Van: 50 Sites
(Up to people per site)