Rapid City, South Dakota

Lake Park Campground

Rapid City, South Dakota



Rapid City, South Dakota
Phone: (605) 341-5320

Sites: 38
Recent Rate: $51 6/2015

Latitude: 44.0579553347982
Longitude: -103.295326780426

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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 yes
  • Sewer Sewer yes
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • $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 yes
  • Phone Phone yes
  • Central Modem Central Modem yes
Amenities
  • 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 ?
Recreation
  • 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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18 Reviews

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Lisanator

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $51.00
Overall Rating:      

The RV sites for big rigs were extremely close with no grass. The roadwork taking place made getting to the park dangerous. The park was very well kept up, clean, great grassy areas by the cabins. The cabins also had covered parking areas by most of them. The staff were excellent, very friendly & helpful. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Motorhome.

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Great location for riding each day on the Harley. Many sites to see; Mt Rushmore, Needles Hwy, Crazy Horse, Devils Tower.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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Thriller

Review Count: 9
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

This park is a convenient base from which to visit Rapid City and sights in the area, including Mount Rushmore and Wind Cave National Parks. The campground is part of a larger facility that includes a number of cabins. The staff is friendly and helpful. The lake is easy to walk down to and there is a large, open, grassy area that is perfect for exercising a dog. The sites are level and decent-sized but kind of close together. We found the park to be noisy. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Truck Camper.

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TW Flash

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: April, 2014 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

We stayed two nights at this campground and found the experience to be highly satisfactory, despite the fact that it was cold, windy and rainy in Rapid City for most of our stay. The park itself is small and a wee bit on the "rustic" side, but generally well-maintained, and the manager was a very congenial and accommodating guy. Given that we were travelling with a large pit bull, we were glad to find a nice little park across the street from the campground where we could walk her. In fact, due to the weather, we had the park to ourselves most of the time, which afforded us the opportunity to walk our dog off-leash once or twice. Also, the park backs up to a wooded hillside that is inhabited by mule deer. As I was returning from the park's trash dump on our first day, I suddenly found myself virtually face-to-face with either a large fawn or a small doe, which was a pleasant surprise for a dumb ole country boy from Ft Lauderdale. My only "con" is that the pull-thru sites are on the small side for a big-rig pulling a toad. If my coach was longer than 40 feet, I probably would have had to unhook and park my Jeep off the site. Bottom line: we'd stay here again if we were in the area. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Motorhome.

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johnrobertpowers

Review Count: 42
States Visited: 21
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground is a small RV park, inside of a cabin rental complex. The complex is on a small lake but the RV sites are not on the water. The park and grounds are well maintained and exceptionally clean. There is a small laundry, two washers and driers, one drier was not working. The sites are small and shady; the pads are gravel and level. It is a dog friendly park. The park provides 75 plus cable TV channels. Their internet was reasonably fast. Our Version cell signal was 4 bars (4G). The restrooms and showers are modern and well maintained. The park is located near major shopping and has easy access to downtown Rapid City and is about 30 minutes from MT Rushmore. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Dave and Judy Haney

Review Count: 17
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2013 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

How can you not love a park that has mule deer passing through in the morning? The sites are a bit on the small side, but very adequate. The staff is very friendly and work hard to make your stay memorable. We had a whole bunch of people check in with their enormous pushers and toy haulers (and multiple toys). In spite of all that, the park was quiet and peaceful after 10 PM. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Motorhome.

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Kiwis_Abroad

Review Count: 10
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $45.00
Overall Rating:      

The campground has pull throughs which are very close together and about the same number of backins which are not long and quite difficult to access. We experienced noisy motorbikes late at night and people arriving next to us very late at night. The lake is well away from the campsite and the campground is close to the road. It's not a pace for long stays but might be alright for an overnight. In short: no ambience. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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PegL

Review Count: 103
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2012 - $48.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a small campground in a very urban area but the sites are fairly decent size and provide full hookups. We had 50amp electricity. We lucked out and got the site right next to the laundry room, so we had a nice green grass lawn right out our door. It was an easy pull through site. The price reflects an additional $2. per night for cable but it was digital and had a lot of stations available. We really enjoyed the park, walking and bike trails next door to the campground! The owner was friendly and helpful and we would definitely stay here again. It's a 26 mile easy drive from the campground to Mount Rushmore. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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User2532

Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2012 - $146.00
Overall Rating:      

Stayed in one of their deluxe 2 bedroom cottages, since my sister and brother-in-law and I met up there. We stayed for a week. Beautiful clean cottage with absolutely all the amenities one would need. Kitchenware and utensils were complete in their well designed kitchen. Beds were extremely comfortable with extra bedding provided. Clean and well maintained bathroom. The outdoor grill was amazing; we had to use it a couple of times. Fireplace was wonderful when the day turned cool, but the heat and air conditioner was more than able to maintain comfortable conditions. This is the nicest cottage I have ever stayed at and would highly recommend it. Campground/cottage is located in a quiet area; even had some deer and rabbits around, although there was no evidence they had been there. This family owned place is absolutely wonderful! We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Campground Cabin.

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haliaka

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2011 - $40.00
Overall Rating:      

What a sweet little rv park! Close to fishing, golf and Canyon Lake Park. The pictures of the lake on the website are of Canyon Lake Park. Staff was courteous and helpful. Gravel, level sites, wifi worked, pet friendly. The only negative was that the sites are quite close to each other. Our neighbor was unable to fully extend his awning. Would stay here again. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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khoenig

Review Count: 12
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $47.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older park, the sites are gravel but level. We have a 38' 5th wheel and we fit in the site with room to park the truck and room to spare. The sites are close together. The staff was very friendly. The Wi-Fi was terrific but we were parked right next to the office. Our son was in a lodge about a block from the office and was able to connect to the Wi-Fi. The park was a block from a large city park which we made use of for our daily walks. We would stay here again if the occasion presents itself. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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USARET

Review Count: 2
States Visited: 1
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2011 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

The only thing this campground has going for it seems to be the location in town. The "lake" they make a big deal of having access to is a walk across a muddy field, or you can take the sidewalk about half a mile around to the city park side. The bathrooms were clean, but the changing area of the stalls were very tiny and had some weird homemade bench contraption you had to release and lock up. Most troubling was the fact that it's May and they still didn't have water on to most of the sites. Apparently they turn it off for the winter and didn't seem to hurried to turn it back on. They also didn't have picnic tables at every site. A camper said they put them up for the winter, but it was May so, again, it seemed unusual not to have them out. They have trees over many of the sites, but it seems to be in a very windy area because we had several small to medium size branches fall on our roof. The owner overall seemed sort of disinterested in the happiness of the guests. The impression I got was that they knew they had a good location so were relying on that and were happy to neglect everything else. Based solely on the attitude, I'm not sure I would stay there again. It's definitely not the worst you could do, but I really didn't feel welcome. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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nobghuri

Review Count: 46
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: September, 2010 - $43.00
Overall Rating:      

Pretty location, lots of mature trees, quiet, and handy to town. Laundry facilities are limited (two washers, four driers), but never seemed to be busy. Showers and washrooms well kept. Change area for showers a little tight, and would have benefited from better lighting, and having more than one hook for all your clothes and towel. Sites are pretty level, decent gravel, and grass. Internet was the best we've had in a year of traveling. Not only a very strong wireless signal, but also great bandwidth. We uploaded 10 pictures at a time to our journal in under two minutes. Kudos to Lake RV for recognizing the importance of this service, which so many parks have yet to catch onto. Water connection for our site was closer to the front of the site, and so required an extension hose. No big deal for those who travel prepared. We would certainly stop here again, and recommend it to others. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Motorhome.

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Steve Groves

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 6
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2010 - $42.00
Overall Rating:      

We got off to a bad start. They charged us 2.00 for cable television but when we got to our site the cable didn't work. After all being set up we moved to a different site. You can walk down to the lake here but it is not that impressive. There is not a lot of room for the dogs to run around. The price was too high for what you get. I think next time through, I would pick a different RV park. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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birdwatcher

Review Count: 36
States Visited: 25
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2009 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

This is an older campground in Rapid City. The surrounding park is beautiful for walks and biking. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Star

Review Count: 47
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2008 - $30.00
Overall Rating:      

If you're looking for a big park with swimming pools and fancy facilities this may not be the place for you. However, it is in a beautiful location adjacent to a beautiful lake, yet you are virtually in the middle of Rapid City. All sites are surrounded by huge shade trees, yet it is very clean. We did hear that a new hotel will be built in the next year; so make sure to ask about construction noise. We camped at Lake Park Campground in a Motorhome.

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