We start with reservations January 3rd 2022 0800 MDT for the 2022 season!

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(605) 574-2668

24391 Hwy 87,  Hill City SD 57745
(Needles Hwy, Sylvan Lake Rd)

Open from May 13th to October 2nd, 2022

Thanks for a great 2021 Season!
Open for reservations
January 3rd, 2022!

Horse Thief Campground


An abundance of beauty, wildlife, and a little bit of the old west, blended with modern conveniences (New (2016) and remodeled (2014) Bath Houses, Heat Swimming Pool, Picnic Pavillion, Basketball Court, Horseshoes, General Store with, Groceries, Camping Supplies, Beverages, Snacks, Firewood, Beer and Wine) await you here at Horse Thief Campground. Sprawled on 40 acres of some of the most prized mining territory in the Black Hills of South Dakota, in the late 1800’s, you can still feel the “Old West” as you sit by your campfire and look out in the vast sky and search for stars and constellations.

We offer an assortment of sites, ranging from Tent Sites, Tent Sites with Electricity, Electric & Water Sites and 30 or 50 AMP Full-service sites with Electric, Water and Sewer, which can accommodate 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 accommodate, Three/Five/Eight People. Voted as one of the Top Ten Places to stay, and highly ranked by Trip Advisor, we strive to provide you and your family with a relaxing, fun and memorable vacation.

Horse Thief is a family owned and operated campground and resort. We’re located in the Heart of the Black Hills of South Dakota, a popular family camping vacation destination. Our central location makes it easy to enjoy the best the Black Hills has to offer: Mount Rushmore National Monument, Custer State Park, Needles Highway, Sylvan Lake, , Crazy Horse Monument, Wind Cave National Monument, Jewell Cave National Monument, Bear Country USA, Reptile Gardens, Cosmos and much more.

Wireless Internet: Provided by Satellite

(not available at all sites)

GPS Coordinates:

43.86932 LAT -103.58427 LONG