Deerfield Reservoir Facilities

food nearby lodging nearby campground primitive campground bait and tackle public facilities Boatramp available swimming canoeing license required

Managed by the U.S. Forest Service, Black Hills National Forest, Star Rt., Box 51, Hill City, SD 57745; (605) 574-2534. Twenty-five miles west of Rapid City. Public use area, camping, picnic areas, concession, swimming, boating, hiking, and fishing. Available species include rainbow trout, brown trout, and rock bass. Open year-round.

Deerfield Reservoir
Pick-Sloan MBP
(managing entity)
Forest Service USDA  
  Custer SD 57730  
Land Area (acres) Total 1845
  Developed Public Use 41
  Undeveloped 1804
Water Surface (acres) Total 414
  Available for Recreation 414
Shoreline (miles) Total 9
  Available for Recreation 9
Fees Area Entrance no
  Campgrounds yes
  Picnic Areas no
  Boat Launch Facilities no
  Parking no
  Other no
Facilities (number) Campgrounds 3
  Campsites 78
  Tent Only Campsites 42
  RV Hookups 0
  Mobile Home Parks 0
  Mobile Home Sites 0
  Camp Shower Facilities no
  Picnic Areas 2
  Picnic Tables 24
  Picnic Shelters 0
  Swimming Beaches 0
  Swim Shower Facilities no
  Boat Launch Ramps 2
  Boat Launch Lanes 2
  Mooring Buoys 0
  Slip Mooring Spaces 0
  Concessions 0
Potable Water Campgrounds 16
  Picnic Areas 2
  Other Locations 0
Toilets Campgrounds 8
  Picnic Areas 5
  Other Locations 4
Sanitary Stations Trailer / RV 0
  Boat 0

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