Standard (Tent/RV)
Tent Cabin
RV Sites
Tent Sites
Drinking Water
Fires Allowed
Pets Allowed
About Horse Thief Campground and RV Resort

We offer an assortment of sites, ranging from Tent Sites, Tent Sites with Electricity, Elecrtric & Water Sites and 30 or 50 AMP Full service sites with Electeric, Water and Sewer, which can accomodate any Rigs Big or Small up to 45 Feet. Don't feel like roughing it, enjoy one of our Sleeping cabins, we have several cabins to accomodate

$21.00 - $58.00
Drive In
ADA Accessible
Alcohol Allowed
Drinking Water
Electric Hookups
Fires Allowed
Firewood Available
Pets Allowed
Phone Service
Picnic Table
Trash Available
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RVs and Trailers
Sanitary Dump
Sewer Hookups
Water Hookups
30 amp Hookups
50 amp Hookups
Pull-Through Sites
Max Length: 60 ft.
Horse Thief Campground and RV Resort is located in South Dakota
43.8693 N
-103.5843 W
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10 Reviews of Horse Thief Campground and RV Resort
Perfect Location

Very friendly staff. All the amenities needed. Clean bathrooms and showers. Ample laundry facilities! Don’t forget your roll of quarters! (They have change too) We tent camped in 106 (closest to bathhouse so you can hear air hand dryer but quickest bathroom access). All the tent sites appeared to be very nice. They are drive up! Surrounded by mountains and deer walk right through campground. Location was perfect and within miles of all attractions! We saw some of the other campgrounds in the area and are more than pleased we chose this one! RV sites in the front appeared a little more crowded than those towards the back. Also, had some small cabins and there was ample room for the tent in front of it. We would choose this campground at our next visit! Kids loved the on-site “gold mining” activity!

Nice resort style campground!

Very friendly staff and tons of amenities for a campground. Shower and laundry for guest and non-guest. 5 star showers!!! $3 for non guest

The tent sites have lots of space and don’t feel tight.

Great views out our back door

We had a great time here and the owner and his helper where very helpful and accommodating. Will be going back!

Close to everything

We spent a week at the end of June here!! Wonderful weather! On the needles highway and close to everything.

Gem of a Campground near Custer State Park

This campground was a pleasant surprise for us. It is bordered by the Black Hills Natl. Forest. It has site for tent camper, pop-ups and bigger RV's and cabins. Due to the topography you will have to do some leveling. It is off a major highway so nighttime is quiet. There's a mix and tree and open areas The open area is great for night sky watching The bathroom was great for me, grab bars in the ADA restroom plus a great easy access shower. Bathroom was very clean. It's about 4 miles from Sylvan Lake and near the famous Needle's Highway. I also liked it because they don't use every inch of real estate to cram people in to like some KOA's. We camped after Labor Day but they have a nice pool, playground etc. We loved camping in our Sylvansport GO there but as I alluded to leveling can be challenging in some spots. But, we now have a better idea of flatter sites for a 2019 visit. I opted for more privacy so that was the trade-off. The campground is also close to Hill City, SD (The Heart of the HIlls) so restaurants were near should one not want to bother with cooking on a short visit.

Gorgeous Views, Perfect Location

Horse Thief has beautiful, big tent camping sites with gorgeous views of the Black Hills all around. The staff was friendly and helpful. The kids loved playing catch in the large field. Showers were clean, modern and had hot water. The general store had firewood and all the supplies for s’mores a girl could ever need. Sometimes I wake up in the morning and still wish I was there, watching the sunrise and waiting for my coffee to bubble in my camp stove percolator.

Beautiful campground near Mount Rushmore

Close to many attractions, this quiet campground boasts spacious wooded sites, newly renovated shower houses, and beautiful views! Our family will definitely be back!

Perfect quiet location next to Custer and Mt Rushmore

Perfect campground nestled between Custer State Park and Mt Rushmore. 3 miles from Sylvan Lake and all the hiking you could ever want. Hot showers, free WiFi (although you need to be at camp store to get a signal), playground for the kids and a pool. 2 miles from Mickelson trail- hop on your bike and ride 6 miles up to Crazy Horse! We’ll definitely be back!

pretty views, not the most level or large sites but lots of room between sites, not very many bathrooms, but good location

the “WiFi” is basically non existent, bring cash if you want to do laundry. they have quarters but no cash back using a card so you need to have cash to get quaters

First to Review
Center of many the attractions.

This was a large, clean campground. The hosts were very friendly. We had a bumper pull RV, our son joined us next day. The spot we were assigned had plenty of room for his tent, we parked his car in the main lot. There was no cell service and the wifi was not useful for uploading photos.

It is located centrally (north end of needles hwy) so we were close to all the things we wanted to do; Mount Rushmore, Custer State park, Needles Hwy, Jewel Cave, Crazy Horse, & Praire Berry Winery.

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