Rates reflects Golden Age Passport rate for winter camping. No services are available during winter, and there are only a few sites from which to choose. Area is paved - just pull in and park. We chose Site #2 and had to level. We were the only unit in the park that night, so it was very quiet. There are lots of deer roaming through the campground at night. We would stay here again, but not in summer when all 100 or so sites are all full. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Awkward campground design, electric sites are designed so the trailer door opened onto the street. But the good news is that two tractor trailers arrived with new portable showers which were being installed as we left. Our rate reflected a senior NPS discount. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Rate reflects Access Pass discount. I don't believe we would have stayed here at $28 full price for electric only, plus the $15 entry fee. The National Park itself is spectacular, but the campground is minimalist. No campsites per se, just pull to the side of the campground road next to a electrical box. Covered tables and dumpsters but nothing else. Could not get a voice signal on either AT&T or Verizon - slow, slow Verizon Internet connection only with antenna and amplifier. Campground hosts are not exactly rude, but not friendly either. Lodge restaurant nearby was a major disappointment, but a good gift shop, if you feel money burning a hole in your pocket. Groceries available in Interior, about 2 miles away or in Wall, about 20 miles. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is a weird park. It's just one big loop with wider areas for you to pull to the side of the road so you are parked right behind someone else. Depending on which side you pull off on whether your door opens up onto the grass or the road. Electric only but it is 50 amp which we needed for the A/C as it was hot there. Would stay there again only because there aren't many choices. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Rate reflects senior discount. Convenient to the "loop" road through the park although out in the open subject to the elements, no shade and plenty of wind. Had it not been for our discount we would not have stayed here and paid $28 for electricity. Campground host did not seem too people friendly. We camped here in a Motorhome.
A long drive from the Interstate but well-worth it. They are working on repaving the roads so we did have some stop and go. The destination is well-worth the aggravation as the scenery is spectacular. We got there in the early afternoon and we were able to get an electric site which are first come, first served. It is "on the road" parking with the electric box at the side. There is no water hookup. There is a trail to the Visitor Center, the Gift Shop in the main building, and a restaurant. We would definitely stay here for a longer time on our next trip. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Rate reflects the senior pass rate which is half price. Layout of the park is unusual because the sites are located on a circle with pull-outs on each side of the road. When we were there it was not very crowded but I wonder what it would be like with rigs on both sides with slides extended. There are some sites with electricity. There is water available but not at the sites. A dump is available. A sheltered picnic table is provided at each site. The views of the Badlands were beautiful. The night we were there there was a storm with a lightening display in the distance. This is near the Visitor Center and within an easy drive to the shorter trails. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This campground is simple and spare, but it is terrific! The spaces are large, there is a sheltered (from the wind) picnic table, and best of all the views are gorgeous! I loved staying here and would definitely come back. The dump station is easy to reach and you can walk from the campground to the lodge, gift shop, and the amphitheater. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Wonderful views from this park, which makes it worth a stay. Sites are a little strange in terms of layout; everyone is parallel to the road in circles (made me think of "circling the wagons"). No showers but clean restrooms. The wind does blow here so watch your awning. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
This campground is iin a beautiful spot. We arrived in the early evening and there was still a site available. We were told it is rarely full. There are no reservations. The sites are electric only. There are no showers. The sites are not really pull thru but curbside parallel parking along some posts. It was a bit tight for our 38ft 5th wheel and medium duty truck. The sites have a sheltered picnic table. The views are spectacular. There is a gift shop with cafe and park visitor center within walking distance. We would stay here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Great value. Not fancy. Parking is along the edge of roads in the camping area. Restrooms were clean. Staff was friendly. No showers. No water hook-ups. There is a dump station that is convenient. There was plenty of room for our 40' motorhome and our tow vehicle. We stayed two nights. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Sites here are large pull-offs along a paved loop. Electric sites are $28, non-electric are $16, both 50% off with Golden Age Pass. Views of the Badlands were great, and you can't beat the value. Sites are completely exposed, but come with a picnic table with a built-in sun/wind shade. It was incredibly windy over our 2 day visit, which seems to be normal for here. A special place with some great hiking. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Very nice campground with easy pull through sites. There is a water faucet for you to fill your fresh water tank. Restrooms are very clean; although, there are no showers. You have views of the Badlands. Would camp here again. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
Luckily we caught an overcast day to stay here. No shade at all. Very basic campground, electric hookup only. But it's cheap. Stunning scenery. The sites are just pullouts off the loop through the campground but thus paved and level. Didn't use the facilities. Would stay again to see the night sky. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.
The views of the badlands are breathtaking. The evening star show in the amphitheater is fantastic. This was my 3rd time camping here -- once in a motorhome, once in a tent, and now in a tent trailer. Honestly, I had forgotten the grungy bathrooms, lack of showers, lack of water access (can get to it only with an extra long hose), hot sun, and dusty wind. I had forgotten that you just park on the road and call it a "camp." I had forgotten that you open the door of your camper right into the passing traffic. All I remembered was the breathtaking sunrise, sunset, and surrounding landscape. I hope that is all my husband and daughter remember in the end, as well, although given the miserable camping situation, it's going to take some time. Try to come here in the off season. The campground would be much nicer if you aren't parked end to end on the road with a bunch of other RVs. We camped here in a Tent Trailer.
Excellent campground and we enjoyed our stay. Due to dry conditions of the area, fires are not allowed which did not bother me one bit. They have 50 amp available and incredible views. It was over 105 the day we were here so I used every amp of that electric hookup to run both air conditioners. It is close to the amphitheater and the visitor center. While your here, don't miss the Minute Man missile site which is free. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We loved this park, great location, great scenery, no complaints whatsoever here. I suppose if you are in a rig with your door facing the street you might not appreciate it as much, but when we camped here those inside spaces were being used by tent campers, while the RVs were camped in appropriate spots for their orientation. Water and dump were easily accessible, and with electric at the site we found this to be an exceptional National Park campground. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Nice location but not worth the money. No showers. Park setup screwy, you walk out your door right into traffic. It is ungodly hot. No place to buy groceries or shopping. Stay in one of the privately owned parks and you will be happier. The closest grocery is in Wall and shopping at Wall Drug was great. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We camped here for a week. We loved this campground, as the views are breathtaking. It was a quiet, basic campground with electric hookups only and a dump station with potable water for filling tanks. There are clean restrooms, but no showers. It is close to the Badlands visitors center (could walk or bike there on a gravel trail). We enjoyed the nightly ranger programs in the amphitheater near the campground. The closest grocery and laundry were in Wall, SD about 30 minutes away, although there are the expensive convenience stores nearby. We camped here in a Motorhome.
No showers! I thought I read somewhere that they did, but they don't. (Not yet, the campground 'soop' said they plan on getting them.) No water hookup. We did get the electric hook up. For $1 self pay, you can get to the sewer dump and fresh water hook up on the way in, or out. They do have fresh water near the sites too, just no hook ups. I liked the park setup. Bathrooms were gross according to my wife. Park is very cool. I would stay again. We camped here in a Motorhome.
We knew what we were getting in this park. There are no services. But, there are modern bathrooms with running water. The sites are large. But, you parallel park next to them. We camped here in a Motorhome.
This is DRY camping. No showers. Water for drinking. I have a 33 foot travel trailer so with the tow vehicle I am about 65 feet long. There were only a few sites that I could pull into and clear the road. The sites are only "wide" spots on the road. Since this is SD the wind blows all the time. Try to pick a side of the road that you have afternoon shade. There is a dump station with fresh water to fill your tanks. The rate is the Golden Age half price rate. I stayed 3 nights. If you are there when there is NO moon and no clouds make sure you see the star show on the weekends. We camped here in a Travel Trailer.
Golden Age rate. Great views from Campground. No problems with our 36' wide body motorhome with toad. Two camping loops, Agate and Butte, each with a road down the middle. Agate is the more level of the two loops. Almost all sites are roadside sites (the road widens and you just pull into the widened area). So the sites on the inside of the loop put your steps towards the road. We had a nice outside site and spent 3 nights. Visitor center is in walking distance. We camped here in a Motorhome.
Clean bathrooms don't make a great RV park. It was difficult to maneuver on roads- tight turns with sites fairly close together. Why no hookups? There were no trees; it was very barren & sparse. It was close to park activities and amphitheater for nightly programs. The staff was helpful & courteous. There were no RV services in the park. We camped here in a Fifth Wheel.