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About French Creek Camping Area

This small developed campground is a quiet area with picnic tables, fire rings, and a vault toilet. This site is popular for rockhounding. Adjacent to the campground is a barren hill with a layer of exposed rocks, including the occassional agate. Please recreate with respect.

National Forest
No Electric Hookups
No Fires
No Pets
Picnic Table
Not Reservable
No Showers
RVs and Trailers
No Sewer Hookups
No Water Hookups
No Pull-Through Sites
French Creek Camping Area is located in South Dakota
43.6622 N
-103.0227 W
Get Directions
From Fairburn, South Dakota travel 11.4 miles east on French Creek Road to the turn off on your left.
1 Review of French Creek Camping Area
First to Review
Excellent campground but we got unlucky

Camped here after spending some amazing time in Badlands NP. French Creek looks like a cozy place normally but we got unlucky with the weather. Fortunately the weather while we were at the national park was wonderful. I would definitely stay here again. The campground is small with toilets, picnic tables and fire rings. Pack in pack out. Very clean.

There seems to be plenty of hiking and biking, swimming, fishing kayaking of one wanted to as well. There was only one other group here in and they mentioned there's copious amounts of horse trails as well. If the weather was better would have explored more. We just packed on up and kept a cruising.