Top Tent Camping near Lake Preston, SD

Looking for an adventure where you can explore Lake Preston and then fall asleep in your tent? Find the best information on tent campgrounds near Lake Preston, including sites, reviews, and tips. From remote to easy-to-reach, these Lake Preston campsites are perfect for tent campers.

Best Tent Camping Sites Near Lake Preston, SD (36)

    Camper-submitted photo from Ingalls Homestead
    Camper-submitted photo from Ingalls Homestead
    Camper-submitted photo from Ingalls Homestead
    Camper-submitted photo from Ingalls Homestead
    Camper-submitted photo from Ingalls Homestead
    Camper-submitted photo from Ingalls Homestead

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    Ingalls Homestead

    6 Reviews
    40 Photos
    32 Saves
    Lake Preston, South Dakota

    Camp on the Open Prairie Camping at Ingalls Homestead is a unique way to experience the prairie. All sights are located on the land Charles Ingalls homesteaded. With just a handful of sites - 4 covered wagons, 1 bunkhouse, 4 RV sites, and tent camping - the prairie doesn't feel crowded.

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    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 1 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 1 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 1 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 1 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 1 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 1 — Oakwood Lakes State Park

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    Campground 1 — Oakwood Lakes State Park

    5 Reviews
    9 Photos
    Bruce, South Dakota

    Shaded campgrounds and picnic areas complement the park's excellent swimming and boating facilities. The park was once used as a summer camp and an annual gathering spot for American Indians. Later, Samuel Mortimer arrived in 1869 and built the log cabin that still stands at the park.

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    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $26 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 2 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 2 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 2 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 2 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 2 — Oakwood Lakes State Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Campground 2 — Oakwood Lakes State Park

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    Campground 2 — Oakwood Lakes State Park

    5 Reviews
    8 Photos
    Bruce, South Dakota

    Shaded campgrounds and picnic areas complement the park's excellent swimming and boating facilities. The park was once used as a summer camp and an annual gathering spot for American Indians. Later, Samuel Mortimer arrived in 1869 and built the log cabin that still stands at the park.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs

    $26 - $55 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Poinsett  State Rec Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Poinsett  State Rec Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Poinsett  State Rec Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Poinsett  State Rec Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Poinsett  State Rec Area
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Poinsett  State Rec Area

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    Lake Poinsett State Rec Area

    3 Reviews
    11 Photos
    16 Saves
    Arlington, South Dakota
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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Norland Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Norland Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Norland Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Norland Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Norland Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Norland Park

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    Norland Park

    2 Reviews
    10 Photos
    2 Saves
    Arlington, South Dakota
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    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Preston City Park & Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Preston City Park & Campground

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    Lake Preston City Park & Campground

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    Lake Preston, South Dakota

    City Campground is located by Thorsnes Park, off Park Ave. S. Our 17 site campground is a great quite getaway; with the pool and playground within walking distance.

    Our new safe room/restroom facility does provide amenities you may need while camping, which includes showers.
    Sewer dump and water to fill your tanks are available, as well as electrical hookups at each camping spot. The cost is $15 per night and $400 per month.

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    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $15 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Sexauer City Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Sexauer City Park

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    Sexauer City Park

    5 Reviews
    2 Photos
    14 Saves
    Brookings, South Dakota
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    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Herman State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Herman State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Herman State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Herman State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Herman State Park Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Lake Herman State Park Campground

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    Lake Herman State Park Campground

    4 Reviews
    6 Photos
    31 Saves
    Madison, South Dakota
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    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    Camper-submitted photo from Maxwell Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Maxwell Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Maxwell Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Maxwell Park

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    Maxwell Park

    1 Review
    4 Photos
    1 Save
    Arlington, South Dakota
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    Camper-submitted photo from Dakota Sunsets RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dakota Sunsets RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dakota Sunsets RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dakota Sunsets RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dakota Sunsets RV Park
    Camper-submitted photo from Dakota Sunsets RV Park

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    Dakota Sunsets RV Park

    11 Reviews
    24 Photos
    28 Saves
    Canistota, South Dakota

    Welcome to Dakota Sunsets RV Park, a charming spot near Salem, South Dakota. This place is a gem for anyone looking to unwind and enjoy some peace and quiet. Despite being just off the highway, it's surprisingly tranquil once you're settled in.

    One of the standout features here is the hospitality. The owners go above and beyond to make your stay pleasant, often greeting guests with fresh-baked cookies and even treats for your furry friends. They also provide great local tips, like where to find the best farmers market in town.

    The campground itself is well-maintained and clean. You'll find spacious pull-through sites that can accommodate big rigs, and there's plenty of room to spread out. The amenities are top-notch, with clean bathrooms, hot showers, and even a coin laundry. There's also a nice little dog park with water and toys, making it a great spot for pet owners.

    For those who enjoy a bit of nature, the campground offers beautiful sunflower views and stunning sunsets. If you're into stargazing, the dark, open skies here won't disappoint. And if you need to stretch your legs, there's a lovely area around the campground for walks.

    While you're here, don't miss out on visiting the nearby Porter Sculpture Park. It's a quirky and fascinating place that's well worth a visit.

    Overall, Dakota Sunsets RV Park is a fantastic spot for a night or even a few days. It's got everything you need for a comfortable stay, and the friendly atmosphere will make you feel right at home.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $24 - $42 / night

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