Center Lake Campground

Custer, South Dakota, United States | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Custer

Home, Home on the Range

A travel blog entry by oaragaintrail


It as early morning in Dubois, Wyoming; and after waking up from a freezing, restless nights sleep we proceeded to go about our now expertly executed routine of packing up the car and getting ready. Alyssa showered and we headed off to our next destination, Custer State Park, South Dakota.

It was a long journey to Custer, seven and a half …


A travel blog entry by tabbles


We arrived in Custer State Park before noon. We headed to Center Lake Campground, which we were told was first come, first served. There were several open spots and we chose a beautiful one next to a babbling brook. We decided to stay two nights. We headed into town to pick up a few things we had forgotten (most notably, a saw). On the way back, we …

A Day for Monuments and Larger Than Life Men

A travel blog entry by mrighter


... There is a crew of about 15 who work daily on the monument. Blasting occurs at least once a week. Eighty million tons of rock have been blasted from the granite outcropping since the project began. An onsite facility processes the rock into gravel and building block. Shoe size chunks of rock are piled into a wooden bin inside one of the buildings for visitors to take. Paul and I each selected one to bring home.
We were given passes ...

In the Black Hills of SD...where's Rocky Raccoon?

A travel blog entry by mountainwoman


... Yay!!!!! The Black Hills are home to lots and lots of rock formations, most of which are climbable (except for those directly behind the monument). We found a sunny little crag and had a load of fun doing several climbs on this long wall. Got my fix for the week!

So, the Black Hills didn't produce any raccoons for us, but it is one beautiful little corner of this predominantly prairie state. It is a sacred home to the Lakotas, and well worth visiting.

The Bad-Ass Badlands and a Cold-Ass Night!

A travel blog entry by david.pierce


... point east of the Mississippi is). The terrain and the forest are very similar. I drove to one of the campgrounds in the park and posted up at my spot. It was pretty close to dark once I got there so I just hung out at camp. There was ************e else camping out that night...maybe because only a Florida boy is stupid enough to camp out in that a tent...The overnight low got down to 24 with a wind chill ...


This campground, located in Custer, is near Loop Road, Needles Highway, Lake Legion, and Center Lake.
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