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Cedar Shore Resort

Oacoma, South Dakota


1500 Shoreline Dr
Oacoma, South Dakota 57365
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 55
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 43.82643
Longitude: -99.34621

Elevation: 1394' (approx.)
Park Features
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • 55+ 55+ no
  • Kid Friendly Kid Friendly yes
  • Boondocking Boondocking no
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
Hookups
  • Full Hookup Full Hookup yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot ?
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup yes
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store no
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar yes
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp ?
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip ?
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault ?
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails yes
  • Rec Room Rec Room ?
  • Casino Casino ?
  • Fishing Fishing yes
  • Beach Beach ?
  • Biking Biking yes
  • Boating Boating yes
  • Golf Golf ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities yes
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes ?
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf ?
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts ?
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access yes

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51 Reviews

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Review Count: 51
States Visited: 17
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $45.00
Overall Rating:

We used this campground as an overnight stop. A big issue if you are not a regular is, there is no sign for the campground road. I had to pull into the hotel parking lot and turn around back to the road and pull into what looks like a service road! No big deal, but a sign would be a big help. Then I asked for a pull through, but they had me in a back in. I was upset at first, then I seen the pull throughs. I was then happy with my very long back in site that I could leave my truck hooked up. You have access to the hotel and it's amenities. Nice pool, outside bar area. Beautiful views of the river. It's an OK campground, with a "resort" in its name. All hookups worked great. Cable was clear but short on channels. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

DO NOT! Ask for a pull through! You will regret it! Very nice information center on the interstate east of the river.

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Review Count: 375
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 54

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

We were disappointed to find that unlike the description on the web site, this park is a below average campground instead of a "resort". Check in was in a small office where we noticed that the single washer/dryer were too dirty to use. We were assigned a pull-thru site that faced uphill and was sloped to the point of being unable to level without raising the rear wheels off of the ground. Sites are dirt with ragged grass and small trees. We watched as two other RVs gave up trying to get level and drove around to find a site they could use. Also frustrating was to see the empty pull-thru sites facing the river that were reasonably level and that sat empty. Cable TV was basic eleven channels and fuzzy analog. WiFi was weak and would not connect. At this nightly rate we expected at least average service and were disappointed. Probably a good spot to stay long-term, as the back-in sites were paved and level, but for the short term there are better options. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
40
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

We loved the view of the Missouri River from our campsite. Site was nice with concrete pad and level, although we noticed some others were not. Next door is a more traditional resort and campers allowed to use amenities such as indoor pool. We had an excellent dinner in the restaurant. There was also an outside Tiki bar that served pub food. There was also a marina onsite and we rented a pontoon boat for the afternoon. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
12
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

There is a grocery store available nearby at Al's Oasis.

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Review Count: 38
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 17

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $36.00
Overall Rating:

We made reservations in advance, but you can get in here during the week. Weekends are full. Campground has it's own office. Do not check-in at the hotel. A very nice lady was working the campground the day I arrived. She drove me around in a golf cart to look at a number of sites available. They offer a seasonal rate from April to October. All of the best shaded sites are taken by seasonal campers that leave their rigs for the entire season and only camp here on weekends. I selected a site that was severely slopped but had partial shade. Roads are part asphalt and part dirt/gravel. Sites are dirt/gravel with a picnic table. The sewer connection was about 8-inches above ground level. Water had to run upstream. Lodge facilities (pool, bar, restaurant) are available to the campground guests. The restaurant is expensive. Expect to pay over $20 a plate for dinner. The lake and campground is in a valley making the view really nice. No OTA television reception. Got a 10% discount with AARP ($36). We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Recommend a trip to the St. Joseph's Indian School in Chamberlain and stop at the Lakota Museum. The museum is free.

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Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

When we made reservations we were told that a 10% AARP discount was available. Unfortunately we failed to bring it up again at registation, so we were charged full price. We went back to the office the next day to correct the error and were told it was to late, she couldn't fix it. We paid for 3 nights on check in. She couldn't even manage to correct the two remaining nights.

The campground maintenance is adequate. Grass was pretty shabby. Limited shade. Most of the sites are taken by long term renters. Sites are big. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
2
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
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Review Count: 46
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $44.00
Overall Rating:

Overnight stop only. Easy access from/to I-90. Great location right on the Missouri River. First pull through gravel site was on slight hill with no way to get the rig leveled and had to unhook to move because trees at the end of the site were so bad. Moved us to a concrete back-in site that worked well. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Concrete
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious, Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 11
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

This park is very clean. It accommodates all size rigs with easy in and easy out. We are right on the water with a wonderful view. There is a playground for the kids, and all guests can use the hotel pool, spa etc... It is 4 miles off 90, and well worth the peaceful stay. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
6
Site Surface
Asphalt, Grass
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open, Some Shade
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Review Count: 39
States Visited: 27
Helpful Reviews: 9

Date of Stay: May, 2016 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

The other reviews capture this campground well. It is very nicely designed, it is on a lake portion of the Missouri River, it had good wifi and the usual amenities. Water sports are the big draw in this area. It is part of a very nice hotel/lodge next door and all of its facilities are open to campers: indoor poor, hot tob, restaurant and bar, etc. we would definitely stay her again. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

Visit the Lakota Museum at St. Joseph Indian School in Chamberlain (it's free and represents the Indian culture very well) and the Lewis and Clark exhibit which is on the Interstate. There's a good grocery store in Oacoma.

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Review Count: 2
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2015 - $40.00
Overall Rating:

We spent 1 night here & were favorably impressed. It is right on the water. Driveways are asphalt surrounded by grass. The sites are mostly shady and, being after Labor Day the park was very quiet. There is access to a paved walking trail along the river. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
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Review Count: 24
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 6

Date of Stay: August, 2015 - $42.00
Overall Rating:

This campground is on the west bank of the Missouri River. We had planned to stay one day, but after seeing the site, we decided to stay 3 days. We had a beautiful back in site on the river. The full hook ups were excellent and the internet was the fastest I have ever had while camping. I did notice that there are pull thru lots off the river and they appeared to be plenty long and roomy. The only negative I could see was the fact the laundry consisted of one washer and one dryer in the office. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
9
Site Surface
Gravel
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Make sure to visit the Lakota Cultural Museum in Chamberlain. It was very informative. Also for a nice view try Free Roam Park.

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Review Count: 19
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $30.00
Overall Rating:

We absolutely loved the scenery here! Our site was right along the Missouri River, with the river to the east, both mornings had the sun rising in our window (so very beautiful). The campground is off of the interstate a few miles, so there is no road noise. Quiet time starts at 11:00 pm, and people seemed to adhere to the quiet standards. There is WiFi available, and the couple of trips I made to the office showed a friendly staff.

The only con that I can really mention is that there isn't a beach area with access into the river. This isn't a big deal because you have full access to the swimming pool at the hotel. Not only that, but a five minute drive across the river is a public park with a small beach (but it was a small beach, and the water was too cold).

This is a great camping area and we would definitely come back again! We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
11
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tips for other Campers:

Al's Oasis is only three or four miles down the road, and they have a grocery store, as well as a restaurant. Not sure if there are many other attractions.

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Review Count: 34
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

I would rate this park a 10 but since we had to move to several different sites to find a level one, I had to reduce my rating. The staff is very friendly. There are shaded sites and open sites for satellite. The view is beautiful as it sits on the Missouri River and it is an extremely quiet park. The wi-fi worked fine. There are gravel sites, grassy sites and a few paved sites. Based on our experience and from what we witnessed around the park, the park's sites are mostly at a slant and they were no where near being level. Short trailers are fine to camp here but I would not recommend it for a big rig. We would stay here again only if work was done on the sites to level them out. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 16
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Lots of large shade trees. Large grassy playground. Right on the beautiful Missouri River. Very large paved sites. Full use of the resort -- restaurant, pool, tennis court, marina. 1 1/2 mile, paved trail along the river. Completely quiet. Loved this place. However, they need to update/renovate the bathrooms. They're like as expected at state/county parks but not at this "resort." We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 174
States Visited: 34
Helpful Reviews: 14

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

This park rates high on appearance and utilities but, as others have mentioned the back-in driveways are long and well spaced but not very level. The pull-thrus are gravel and close together. The WiFi is excellent and free, the laundry consists of one washer and one drier in the cramped office. It is a very quiet spot with a nice view. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $35.00
Overall Rating:

Pretty much agree with the previous review of Sept. 2013. Park’s website fails to mention that check in is 4:00 PM. Laundry facilities consist of 1 washer and 1 dryer located in the office, so if the office is closed for lunch or other reasons, no access. We forgot to mention on check-in our AARP membership for a 10% discount and were told afterwards that they could not adjust our rate. Discount has to be applied at check-in and can’t make adjustments after the fact, even though this was only minutes after our initial check in. No Good Sam or Escapees Discounts; AARP only. We lowered our front landing gear on our 5th wheel to the max and still unable to be perfectly level. We stayed for 5 nights and Wi-Fi was nonexistent. We will not be returning. We camped at Cedar Shore Resort in a Fifth Wheel.

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