Rules & Policies

The following rules and policies have been established by the Spearfish City Council to assure a pleasant camping experience to all our patrons. 

  1. Rules
  2. Policies
  3. Animal Control
  • Quiet Hours are from 10 p.m. to 8 a.m. No generator operations after 10 p.m.
  • Check-in time is 2 p.m. Persons wishing to check-in early may do so if the campground staff deem the site is ready.
  • Check-out time is 11 a.m. Late check-outs may be available dependent on site reservations, but in any circumstance the site must be vacated by 1 p.m. 
  • Speed limit is 10 mph, please watch out for children.
  • Display your Camping Vehicle Permit on the rearview mirror facing out.
  • There will be a maximum number of two vehicles per hook-up site allowed to park at the site at one time including staying guests and visitors. Vehicle passes or other parking options may be available. Please check at the office.
  • Tents must display the tent tags clearly at the top of the tents.
  • City Ordinance requires all pets must be leashed, in control, and cleaned up after. Pets are not to be left at campsites unattended. Animal Control will be contacted as needed and owner will be charged accordingly.
  • Parking by patrons and guests is not allowed on the roads. Overflow parking is at the south end of the Campground or in the Spearfish City Park parking lot.
  • Campground is for paid patrons only. No picnicking during the Camping Season (Monday of the first full week in May through October 1).
  • Fires are permitted in fire rings only. Fire restrictions may be implemented at any time due to the changing fire conditions. Fire rings are not to be moved and will be charged for the doing so. Penalty fee of $25.
  • Cutting of branches is not allowed and will be charged for doing so. Penalty fee of $100.
  • In case of an emergency after hours, please call the Spearfish Police Department at 605-642-1300.