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Fort Pierre National Grassland Dispersed Camping

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About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

There are no developed campgrounds at the grassland. Visitors may hike into areas without road access to pitch tents or camp in a campers parked up to 30 feet off any designated road on the Grassland. Make sure to view the Motor Vehicle Use Map to check where you can go. All camping visitors are…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed

Features

For Campers

  • Trash
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol

Reviews

3 Reviews of Fort Pierre National Grassland Dispersed Camping

Ratings Breakdown

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JThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 30, 2021

Beautiful grasslands

There is an actual campground here, which has a pit toilet. No other facilities and the campground is just a field, but it's amazingly beautiful. We parked our camper at night, saw the milky way and shooting stars, and woke up to deer, cows, and birds. The exact coordinates for the site are…

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Month of VisitSeptember
W
Reviewed Aug. 17, 2020

Doesn't Exist

Maybe it existed once. There is a field of sunflowers on one side and a fenced in grassland on the other. I don't think anybody would appreciate someone hopping the fence or sleeping in the sunflowers. I would not come back here.

Lucille W.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Apr. 10, 2020

Very Open

I stayed here during a long cross country road trip. You basically go off the highway and drive in on some gravel roads and apparently can camp anywhere as long as you are 100 m away from any roads or trails! No amenities. I was alone and was nervous to camp alone. But I slept fine (besides some…

Location

Fort Pierre National Grassland Dispersed Camping is located in South Dakota

Directions

From Pierre, SD travel on US Highway 83 South for about 24 miles. The Fort Pierre National Grassland is located in Central South Dakota. Visitors taking Interstate 90 may access the Grassland by taking Exit 212, then heading north to Pierre on Hwy 83. The Grassland is split nearly in half by Hwy 83, with two thirds being on the east and one third being on the west of the highway.

Coordinates

44.15860088 N
100.2938 W

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About This Campground

There are no developed campgrounds at the grassland. Visitors may hike into areas without road access to pitch tents or camp in a campers parked up to 30 feet off any designated road on the Grassland. Make sure to view the Motor Vehicle Use Map to check where you can go. All camping visitors are prohibited from using charcoal grills, having open camp fires, smoking outside of their vehicles, and operating engines without a spark arresting device installed. Commercial petroleum fueled stoves and lanterns are permitted. NO services available, pack it out.

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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