Custer, South Dakota

Custer State Park - Legion Lake Campground

Custer, South Dakota

Custer, South Dakota
Phone: (605) 255-4515

Sites: 26
Recent Rate: $34 7/2015

Latitude: 43.7621566202356
Longitude: -103.465204236469

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) ?
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities ?
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available ?
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts ?
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash ?
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking ?
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • Waterfront Waterfront no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

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6 Reviews

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Review Count: 93
States Visited: 30
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $34.00
Overall Rating:      

The price of $34 included spreading the weekly$15 entrance fee out over four days that we stayed in the park. Legion Lake Campground was great. We a site close to the immaculate bathrooms. Our site was all paved and level and very long. Plenty of maneuvering room, too. We had a very strong Verizon signal here, so we had a good wi-fi hot spot. The only strange thing about Custer S.P. is that they put the only decent pumpout station way over on the east side of the park on the north end of the Wildlife Loop Road near the Game Lodge Area, not very convenient if you want to pump out during your stay. (They don't even have a sign indicating the location of the pumpout, either, so ask!) The park itself is beautiful; we would come here again. We camped at Custer State Park - Legion Lake Campground in a Motorhome.





Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Lana Pratt

Review Count: 3
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Awesome place. Love staying here. Buffalo are great. Ranger program very informative. Level gravel sites! Spotless. Well groomed. We camped at Custer State Park - Legion Lake Campground in a Truck Camper.


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Review Count: 77
States Visited: 22
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $25.00
Overall Rating:      

We loved this park, our rig fit perfectly. Sites mostly level but some leveling needed, no water hookups but there is a water hookup near the bathhouse. Folks, this is a state park, so yes they are going to charge you for park entrance as the campgrounds are all located within the park right off the main roads. We knew this ahead of time and planned for it. The charge was not phenomenal and we felt it helped keep this beautiful park in great condition. We loved this area! The electric worked fine and we were there 12 days. The bathrooms kept quite clean, no issues there and I'm picky about that sort of thing. The road into the park was a tad winding, but the speed limit is set at 30 so you must not hurry through it. In addition, there is much wildlife and people are pulling off to the side to watch buffalo, etc. Yes there was a huge bull bison walking down the main road on more than one day we were there. Don't miss the wildlife loop, you can see numerous amounts of wildlife, bison, prairie dogs, antelope..etc. Across from the park is a small lake with a lodge, they do serve food at all lodges and the one at Legion was quite good. We didn't expect much but were pleasantly surprised and it was very convenient. Do not remember seeing a playground for children and this is a very small one road campground. There is a Sunday church service at Blue bell amphitheater on Sunday mornings, we enjoyed the 2 young men who put their heart into that ministry and the message given. I could have spent all summer there. We camped at Custer State Park - Legion Lake Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 167
States Visited: 42
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $26.00
Overall Rating:      

Sites are asphalt and level. The campsite area and Legion Lake area was easy to navigate even with a 40' motorhome and toad. Camp host was great and very helpful. This is the finest state park I've been in ever. (40 states) I can't wait to come back. We camped at Custer State Park - Legion Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 10
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2012 - $27.00
Overall Rating:      

We really enjoyed this campground. It is a small campground tucked in across the road from Legion Lake in a small valley. It only has one road with a turnaround at the end. We talked to the campground hosts when we arrived to see if we could check in early and found them to be very nice and flexible. Over the course of our 2 day visit we saw them every day walking the campground. While there was no water hookup or dump station here (I believe Game Lodge campground had the only dump station), the restrooms made up for this. Probably the nicest restrooms at any public park I've been to. Large, well lit, clean, multiple, private, shower stalls were available. We had a buffalo hang out grazing in the campground one day that got a lot of attention. Legion Lake is very pretty, there is a store and restaurant next to it along with a swim beach and trail that goes around it. We camped at Custer State Park - Legion Lake Campground in a Tent Trailer.

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monaco cruiser

Review Count: 217
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: September, 2011 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

South Dakota has stepped up to the plate in updating there State Parks in the Custer area (watch out Oregon). Very nice and clean with all hook ups except sewer for a reasonable price. We had Buffalo munching on grass within four feet of our door(very entertaining). We stayed here five days and had a great time. We camped at Custer State Park - Legion Lake Campground in a Motorhome.

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