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Horse Thief Campground


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
Crazy Horse

Crazy Horse

Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake

Mickelson Trail

Mickelson Trail

Rock Climbing


The Badlands

1880 train

The 1880 Train