This is run by the City of Spearfish along the banks of Spearfish Creek. Real close to stores and I-90. Found this CG at the last minute one evening out of necessity. Plenty of drive up sites for campers/RVs or tents. Not too many sites have trees for hammocks, though it is shady. Sites are close together, so if you don't mind making camp friends this is perfect. Clean and well maintained. Our site had the creek running through it, which was great for relaxing.
Weekends are much busier than the week. Fish hatchery within walking distance, bike path goes through.
Camped, and lived in that town / campground. If your the kind of "Camper", who doesn't mind another camper 10' from you, (in alot of sites, not all) But, you do have EVERY hook-up you'll ever need. It's Very strictly run. It's tough to even drive through it to look what "pad" you want, they want you to stop before, but you can't get "eyes on" the pad to see if you even like it. Lots of noise. Not much "privacy". But it is located right by the Awesome Fish Hatchery! That's the best part.
We stayed here for 3 nights after spending 3 nights closer in custer. Well maintained campground, our site was right across the road from the Creek. We stayed in July and the city of Spearfish had activities in the park (about 1/4 mile away) every evening (magician, concerts, etc). The hatchery was great as well. We spent a lot of time exploring Spearfish Canyon/Roughlock Falls/Lead/etc but spent one day just to relax at the campground/hatchery/Park. It was great.
Campsites were pretty close together but it was not anywhere near full when we were there so we had plenty of space. Paved roads were great for kids to ride their bikes.
good campground if you’re alright with being in town or need electricity. Close to spearfish canyon and the creek runs right through the capground.
We originally were going to stay in the Badlands national park but the weather turned cold so we decided to switch since fires are not allowed in the National park. Pro: This campsite was close enough to everything of interest. We did get up early and drove 1 hour and 45 minutes to the Badlands for sunrise. Spectacular! We did Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse monument another day and a third day hiking and checking out the local waterfalls.
The camp sites are very close together ( no privacy) but people were quiet and respectful. There is a lovely creek you can sit by and enjoy. Facilities clean . Management is friendly and laid back. The laid back was a con for us as dogs were allowed to be off leash inspite of the 6 foot leash rule. That was not good for our small dog when a large dog ran over to check out my dogs food. (The loose dog owners loved it!)
right along spearfish creek, this campground was really nice and kept up well. Clean, good upkeep on the bathrooms and walking distance from grocery stores and laundry, etc. Fishing is fun and there is the hatchery nearby. Also ventured up to Spearfish Canyon for a hike, which i highly recommend if you have time as it is beautiful views - especially in the fall when the leaves are changing.
We stayed in Spearfish overnight on the way home. It was a great campground. Very clean and the people we great. The stream running through the campground is crystal clear and the kids loved playing in it. Highly recommend checking it out if you are in the area!