"Come as a Guest, Leave as a Friend"

Walt Disney's "National Treasure 2- Book of Secrets"
was filmed in part 3 miles South at Sylvan Lake!!

Reserve Your Site:

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

Open from May 15th to October 1st, 2018

Open for reservations

Activities & Historic Sites

Horse Thief Campground is a paradise for hikers, bikers, mountain climbers, fisherman, rock hounds, motorcyclists, photographers, artists, history buffs,  and anyone who enjoys the outdoors.
The Black Elk Wilderness, the Black Hills National Forest, the Norbeck Wildlife Preserve and Custer State Park surround the campground.  Mount Rushmore National Monument located just a short twelve miles away, Crazy Horse Monument seven miles away, and great shopping and restaurants in Hill City, and Custer just five and eleven miles away.

Enjoy many family attractions like:

• Mount Rushmore
• Crazy Horse Mountain
• 1880 Train • Needles Highway
• Iron Mountain Road
• Jewel and Wind Caves
• Mammoth Site
• Rushmore Cave




Fly Fishing



Crazy Horse Monument


sylvan lake

Sylvan Lake


mickelson trail

Historic Mickelson Trail


rock climbing

Rock Climbing



Badlands National Park



BH Central Railroad, Hill City