Spearfish, South Dakota

Chris' Camp

Spearfish, South Dakota



Spearfish, South Dakota
Phone: (605) 642-2239

Sites: 228
Recent Rate: $38 6/2015

Latitude: 44.4707364691101
Longitude: -103.826642632484

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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 no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access yes
  • 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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70 Reviews

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Roy from Australia

Review Count: 14
States Visited: 11
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $37.00
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Great reception when we arrived after a long haul from Billings. The owners keep the campground in excellent condition. Good facilities, fast WiFi and a great place to stay. Get in early for Sturgis. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Motorhome.

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Clean Restrooms

Clean Showers

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roaming around

Review Count: 15
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $40.00
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Check in was very easy even though they were training their daughter. We were taken to several available spots and then was escorted to the one we chose. Sites were gravel with a picnic table and grass. Owners made sure ever thing was working and we were happy with our stay. They have two heated pools and we were given the temp. of each at check in. They do not take credit or debit cards but will take personal checks. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Motorhome.

Tips for other Campers:

Shopping is close by as well as places to eat. Be sure to take trip thru Spearfish Canyon beautiful road trip.

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AZJC

Review Count: 60
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: June, 2015 - $38.00
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Good park for the area. Very clean and well maintained facilities. Hosts are extremely friendly and helpful. Even has a couple of kennels where you can leave your dog for the day. Downsides are some sites are very narrow particularly in the lower campground area. WiFi in this area is basically none existent due to where the closest transmitter is located. Would stay here again but would ask for a site in a different section. Some sites throughout the park also have some issues with front to back slope. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Fifth Wheel.

Tips for other Campers:

Spearfish Canyon is worth the drive. Western Heritage Center is not worth the time.

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Alabama Jim

Review Count: 8
States Visited: 7
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: May, 2015 - $36.00
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The staff is super friendly and helpful. The roads and sites are gravel. There is plenty of room and full hook ups, as well a number of pull-through sites. The Wi-Fi and cable service are excellent. Kids love the heated swimming pool. I would definitely stay here again. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Travel Trailer.

Tips for other Campers:

Drive beautiful Spearfish Canyon. Visit old Fort Meade Calvary Museum and Bear Butte near Sturgis, SD. There is much history to be found concerning the Lakota and General Custer. Deadwood is only about 17 miles away and you can see an old fashion shoot out, as well as visiting the actual saloon where Wild Bill Hickok was shot while holding aces and eights. The old fish hatchery in Spearfish is neat, especially for kids.

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Pale Rider

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

Date of Stay: October, 2014 - $37.00
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This is a wonderful park. Easy access to Spearfish and I-90. Very strong Verizon 4g signal, fast campground WiFi allowed us to stream programming from our Dish Hopper at home, and to use our laptops without a hitch. Laundry room was very clean and in good repair. The park was quiet, AC power was great to the site (measured with a meter). Cable TV was also provided. The owners were very helpful and wanted our stay to be enjoyable. We stayed at a slow time of year, so I can't speak for busy summer times, but the owners are clearly spending the money needed to keep this park in great condition. We drove down to Crazy Horse, and Mount Rushmore one day, and visited Deadwood the next. We would not hesitate to stay here again. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Travel Trailer.

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Second Timers

Review Count: 50
States Visited: 23
Helpful Reviews: 3

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $37.00
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This campground is easy to find and they have great signs leading you off of I-90 to the campground. This is a wonderful place to stay. We were given a choice of several sites when we arrived and were taken by golf cart to view them before selecting the site we preferred. We were then escorted to that site. We had a long, level, shaded pull-through site near the pool, laundry, and bathhouse which was very convenient. The roads are paved and easy to maneuver. Sites are gravel. Chris' is located approximately 2 miles from Spearfish Canyon (a "must-see") and 10 miles to the Deadwood area. Walmart and other stores and restaurants are within 1 mile. We had good Wi-Fi for two days but could not connect on the weekend. The laundry was clean with good machines. We stayed here 4 nights in a 33' rig and highly recommend this park. The rate quoted reflects a Good Sam discount. Be aware that they do not accept credit cards. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Fifth Wheel.

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michcamper38

Review Count: 16
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 5

Date of Stay: August, 2014 - $100.00
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Near Sturgis. Bike week rate $100 cash or check only. Very nice park. Easy access off I-90 at Exit 14. Paved interior roads. Two swim pools. We had site 11: good hookups, level, good wifi, shade, everything great. Well run, felt like well-liked family member. Food service in park. Best personal guidance into a site that I have ever experienced. We would certainly stay here again. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Motorhome.

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CapeGreen

Review Count: 27
States Visited: 15
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $37.00
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After reading all the great reviews about this campground, I was happy to arrive here! The only flaw we really had were the dryers in the laundry room. My wife reported to me that they were not very efficient. Clothes were not drying properly in a reasonable amount of time. There are 2 pools on the property and both are sparkling! Plenty of room to spread out and if you don’t have a fire ring on your site, they will deliver one to you. We enjoyed our stay here and would come back. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Travel Trailer.

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never settled

Review Count: 192
States Visited: 49
Helpful Reviews: 8

Date of Stay: July, 2014 - $37.00
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Cabins and a wide variety of sites are available at this campground. Small, grassy sloped sites may be only suitable for tents but some level, gravel sites can accommodate large RVs. Most sites are closely spaced and offer no sense of privacy. The laundries, restrooms, and pool were clean and inviting. AT&T phone and data service were good in the area. Basic utilities were good but the WiFi was very slow and scarcely usable. The price includes a Good Sam discount. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Fifth Wheel.

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HappyCampers227

Review Count: 61
States Visited: 24
Helpful Reviews: 4

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $37.00
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Good location for many attractions. Check-in was easy and staff was friendly. In fact, we were taken by golf cart to pick our campsite. This is a large park, with easy/wide roads and includes many trees that provide shade. Patio covered picnic tables are throughout the campground. Our site was level and clean. Site include picnic table and fire pit. Wi-Fi was very weak. Verizon phones were able to get 4G service. Many campers were long term, and these RVs appeared rough, which presented a negative look on the park. Close to grocery stores (Walmart/Safeway), fast food, restaurants and gas stations. Close to freeway access (I-90). DirecTV (free standing satellite) had no issue. While at this campground we visited Deadwood, Devils Tower and Sturgis. We also took the famous Spearfish Canyon Scenic drive. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Fifth Wheel.

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dring

Review Count: 23
States Visited: 8
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2014 - $35.00
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This was a very nice park, green with good shade. They allowed dog kennels in your site which is a plus as so many parks are restrict that. There is a great pool for kids with a water slide and a petting zoo (free) with 2 baby goats, 2 baby lambs and even a calf. The staff were very friendly and voluntarily let us pick our own site from the many they have available. We would stay here again. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Fifth Wheel.

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eyedoc

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

Date of Stay: September, 2013 - $36.00
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We really like the friendliness of this park. We have stayed here in the past and would stay here again. Only problem is we went to the newer area with pull through this time and Wi-Fi did not work. This was very disappointing and I am sure if we would have complained they would have moved us to another site but after all we were camping and not in rig very much so not an issue. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Motorhome.

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jim/Steeler fan

Review Count: 6
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $32.00
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This is a delightful place to stay. The owners and staff are terrific, they will help you with everything from tour planning to pet care. They make you feel welcome from the first step through the office door. The facilities are immaculate and obviously constantly maintained. They take no credit/debit cards, but your personal check is fine. I would never stay anywhere but here when in the area. We look forward to returning. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Fifth Wheel.

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Tech5709

Review Count: 65
States Visited: 19
Helpful Reviews: 1

Date of Stay: August, 2013 - $34.00
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Wow, talk about a fantastic camping experience. As soon as we arrived a staff member selected a number of different sites in the campground and had one of her boys drive us around in a golf cart to view each of them. Once we chose our site he took us back to the office and we were told to go set up and then come pay later. The place is beautiful, the sites have large established shade trees and there's plenty of grass so that you can sit outside and enjoy. The pool and laundry room were excellent. We will definitely come back here again. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Fifth Wheel.

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loveretirement

Review Count: 5
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2013 - $33.00
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We enjoyed our stay here. The site we had was very nice and was a nice size. The campground has two pool and both were well kept up. The owners and workampers were all friendly and very helpful with lots of suggestions of places to go. The grounds are well kept and clean and it is very quiet. We will come again. We camped at Chris' Camp in a Travel Trailer.

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