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Camp America Campground

Salem, South Dakota


25495 US Highway 81
Salem, South Dakota 57058
Phone: Click to view

Sites: 53
Recent Rate: $$$$

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Latitude: 43.68887
Longitude: -97.38998

Elevation: 1511' (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 no
  • Dump Station Dump Station no
  • Group Camping Group Camping yes
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 yes
  • Phone Phone no
  • Water Water yes
  • Cable/Sat. TV Hookup Cable/Sat. TV Hookup no
Connectivity
  • WiFi WiFi yes
  • ATT Cellular Provider ATT
  • Verizon Cellular Provider Verizon
  • Sprint Cellular Provider Sprint
  • T-Mobile Cellular Provider T-Mobile
Amenities
  • Restrooms Restrooms yes
  • Showers Showers yes
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities yes
  • Camp Store Camp Store yes
  • Pet Area Pet Area yes
  • Propane Available Propane Available yes
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar no
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse yes
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen no
  • Horse Camp Horse Camp no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter yes
  • Restrooms: vault Restrooms: vault no
Recreation
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • Playground Playground yes
  • Recreational Trails Recreational Trails no
  • Rec Room Rec Room no
  • Casino Casino no
  • Fishing Fishing no
  • Beach Beach no
  • Biking Biking no
  • Boating Boating no
  • Golf Golf no
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities no
  • Horseshoes Horseshoes no
  • Mini-Golf Mini-Golf yes
  • Outdoor Courts Outdoor Courts no
  • Pickleball Pickleball ?
  • Water Access Water Access no

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85 Reviews

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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: May, 2018 - $33.00
Overall Rating:

Nice green grass that they obviously tend to. Nice level spots. A very clean park that shows the staff's pride in their campground. Did notice a few cats around that our dogs enjoyed barking at. Strong WiFi. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Dirt
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table, Patio
Power Hookups
20 Amp, 30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Close to the Corn Palace in Mitchel, SD. ~35 miles There is also the Porter Sculpture park a short ways away via the interstate.

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Review Count: 142
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 13

Date of Stay: October, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Easy On-Off from I-90. Before going any further before you start to swing into the park PLEASE make sure there are no vehicles behind you. We had a car pass us as we were trying to enter the park. Could have been nasty. Cute park, we were in a pull-thru with FHU's in site #32. Great site for a front satellite. Some of the roads were a little tight for a 40' motorhome. The roads are packed dirt, the sites at the same with some rocks, each site has a fire pit plus a picnic table. The ladies in the office were extremely nice and even offered us some apples that were picked from their trees and tomatoes. There is a charge for the showers which we didn't use. They offer a Sunday Celebration with open communion if you so desire. We would stay here again if in the area. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
32
Site Surface
Gravel, Dirt, Grass
Site Type
Pull through
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
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 4
States Visited: 3
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

We were in site 45 which was spacious with gazebo. This was an overnight stay for us (but would love to stay there longer in the future) and had lots of room to leave truck hooked up. My rate at 4.5 stars is related to by-the-minute charge for use of shower. Easy access from I-90. Staff was friendly. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
45
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 61
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $38.00
Overall Rating:

We stopped here on our way out west with 4 grandkids. It is very convenient to I-90. The grandkids liked the pool. Our site was spacious and clean. Great place to stop while traveling I-90. Easy to navigate with a 45' motorhome. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

What a great place! Long, level, gravel pull through site. Some back in sites. Grass and lots of space between sites, very well kept, nice and tidy. We didn't use the shower, laundry or pool (water looks a little murky or I would have given it a 10 rating). Friendly staff, good WiFi, easy on/off, big rig friendly, quiet and overall it was a great experience. Will spend more time here the next time we're the area!! We camped at Camp America Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
22
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my travel trailer and tow vehicle
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp, 50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 36
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $32.00
Overall Rating:

Great place for overnight stop on I90, about 35 miles from Sioux Falls. Strong reliable WIFI. Sites are roomy and easy to navigate interior roads with big rigs. Friendly staff, clean. Some road noise from local road, but quiets down late at night. We would stay here again if passing through the area. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
32
Site Surface
Gravel
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: 104
States Visited: 26
Helpful Reviews: 15

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

We've been to hundreds of RV parks in our travels around the country for the past 35 + years. This is one of the finest RV parks we've ever visited. The grounds are so well managed and maintained -so relaxing! The staff is so friendly! Off the highway enough so there is no road noise. Sites are perfectly level and adequatly spaced. Internet is good. Off air TV does the job! It's the type of campground you feel like you'd want to be at every night for an extended stay or overnight. If I could only find every campground to be just like this one! We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
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
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

We fell in love with the office store. Antiques and old hand tools for sale plus other odds and ends. Could have spent an hour justy browsing in there!

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Review Count: 45
States Visited: 18
Helpful Reviews: 11

Date of Stay: July, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

This is a well manicured CG with a friendly office staff. The entrance and exit are a "little snug" for a 45' Big Rig towing but once past the entry turns the roads are very easy to navigate. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Number
Site 32
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Long enough for my motorhome and a towed vehicle
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Sunny Open
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 117
States Visited: 40
Helpful Reviews: 31

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Lovely oasis in the heartland of South Dakota, 30 miles west of Sioux Falls. Level, lengthy sites can handle any size rig. Knowledgeable office staff asks where your dish is located on your roof to increase chances of a site with TV satellite visibility. Ours worked perfectly. Chrystal-clear swimming pool. Mini golf, horseshoes, playground, meditation areas. WiFi best near front of camp. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
33
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than 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
Mostly Shady
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
Tips for other Campers:

There's a cornfield next door if you want to show the kids where cereal comes from.

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

Date of Stay: June, 2017 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Great overnight spot. Easy in-out with full hookup close to I-90. Sites and roads are gravel but not dusty during our stay. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than my travel trailer and tow 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: 129
States Visited: 38
Helpful Reviews: 40

Date of Stay: October, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Wonderful campground! Beautifully cared for, groomed gravel roads (small gravel), level site, lovely shade trees which don't interfere with big rig access. Sites easy to enter and exit. Convenient to I-90 and grocery store in Salem. Wifi worked very well with campground less than half full. Good antenna-tv reception. Surrounded by cornfields and one highway, very quiet. Would love to stay for weeks. Will definitely stay again. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
26
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

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

Salem Farmers Market 2 miles away is well stocked for such a small town.

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Review Count: 71
States Visited: 39
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Very neat little park,
Close to the Interstate, but far enough away to be quiet.
Would stay here again. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 375
States Visited: 35
Helpful Reviews: 54

Date of Stay: September, 2016 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

We arrived on a crowded holiday weekend to find our reserved pull-thu site was occupied and unavailable; however, the very friendly and helpful manager closed the office to personally guide us into a site that allowed us to keep our tow vehicle attached. Older, small park with tight turns on the interior gravel roads, but level gravel sites and lots of trees and grass. Hookups were OK, and although no cable, OTA received 10 channels and we found an open spot to use our tripod satellite mount. Verizon cell/data were good, and the park WiFi was intermittent due to the large number of people in the park. Very quiet at night due to location well off the Interestate, but still convenient to access. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

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

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Nearby
Sun & Foliage
Covered Forested
Interior Roads
Tight Turns
Tow Vehicle Parking
No
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Review Count: 23
States Visited: 16
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $31.00
Overall Rating:

Spent 3 days while taking care of some business in Sioux Falls. Very nice, level, green and clean park. Nice spacing between units, and great area for walking pets. Ladies who manage are very nice. No problem navigating the park with a 40 ft RV and 1 ton truck. Out in the boonies, with nothing much in Salem. But 20 min drive down interstate for major shopping in Sioux Falls. For some reason, the flies were overwhelming. Hopefully just a temp thing. Wondered if being surrounded by corn fields that were near harvest could be contributing?? Will stay here again. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

Clean Restrooms
Clean Showers

Site Details

Campsite
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer (plenty of space) for my 5th wheel and truck (I didn't have to disconnect
Campsite Features
Picnic Table
Power Hookups
50 Amp
Sewer Connection
Yes

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
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Review Count: 21
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2016 - $34.00
Overall Rating:

Easy on and off I-90, only 1.5 miles off. Office made check in easy and quick. Site was large and level. The park is very clean and well maintained. Only reason for the 9 was the odor from the "water shed lagoon". Verizon service, along with Direct tv was very good. There is some local traffic noise which usually subsides in the evening. We would definitely stay here again if we are in the area. We camped at Camp America Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
Clean Restrooms
Service
Clean Showers
Cleanliness

Site Details

Campsite
Site Number
37
Site Surface
Gravel
Site Type
Pull through
Site Space
Quite a bit longer than 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
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

The town of Salem is 2 miles away with a small grocery store. They do recycle!

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