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Palisades State Park

22 Reviews

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State Park

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site

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

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Showers
  • Drinking Water
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites


22 Reviews of Palisades State Park

Ratings Breakdown

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Ivana B.
Reviewed Oct. 24, 2021

Very nice and clean

We stayed there for only 1 night in a tent. It was very nice, a lot of people. We stayed there towards the end of October so they had heaters in the bathrooms. Nice, clean and big showers. The staff was very helpful and friendly. You can hear the train yes, but its not too bed. Would stay there…

Month of VisitNovember
EThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 26, 2021

Beautiful but loud

The campsite was easy to find and close to the town of Garretson. There was a small grocery store there. We only stayed one night on our way West, the sites were nice and grassy with mixed sun and shade. It’s been a dry year so the mosquitos were minimal. We explored split rock creek which is a5…

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Month of VisitSeptember
Inez W.
Reviewed Aug. 25, 2021

Wish we could have stayed longer

Stayed here for an overnight on a cross country trip. It's a beautiful park that was only about half full. We had a big campsite and the entire tent area mostly to ourselves. They was one other party six sites up from us.

Our site wasn't the most level but it worked. I would probably pick a…

  • The tent site is almost level.
  • A little path just behind the site.
  • Park your car a little above the site. It does slope down to the site.
Month of VisitSeptember


Palisades State Park is located in South Dakota


In Southeastern South Dakota: 10 miles north of I-90, Brandon Exit 406.


25495 485th Ave
Garretson, SD 57030


43.68800068 N
96.5200004 W

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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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