Cedar Pass Campground

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2023 Campground Season: 4/1/2023 - 10/23/2023

Welcome to the Cedar Pass Campground! We're open seasonally and located within walking distance to the Cedar Pass Lodge; the distance is convenient when you're ready to grab a hot meal at the Cedar Pass Restaurant or for picking up camping supplies, groceries, and Badlands souvenirs at the nearby gift shop. The four group campsites are open year-round.

The campground features shaded picnic tables at each campsite, electric service for RV sites, and group sites with advanced reservations.

The Cedar Pass Campground 2023 Season: April 1, 2023 to October 23, 2023

Reserve your campsites online or call us at (855) 765-0737 for more information and reservations.

Off-season dry camping (4 Group Loop sites only)

Tent Camping Sites

The vast open prairies of the Badlands contain a variety of plants and animals. This variety and the relative openness make the Badlands a naturalist's paradise. In an effort to maintain the prairie grassland, fires are not allowed within Badlands National Park. You may use small, portable propane grills at your campsite for cooking.

Campsites for tent camping for 2 people are equipped with a shaded picnic table and also include:

  • A surrounding of spectacular views of the Badlands
  • All sites within short walk of pay showers and bathrooms
  • Near amphitheater for National Park Service evening programs during the summer
  • Easy access to Cedar Pass Lodge and Restaurant
  There is a $4 fee for each additional person per night. Children 15 years and younger stay for free.

RV Sites

2 ADA accessible sites #12 and #20

Cedar Pass Campground offers RV sites with electric only service. Septic dump available nearby for $1.

  • All sites include shaded picnic table area
  • A 14-night limit applies during the summer
  • Electric only service 
  • Electric RV Sites have 30-amp and 50-amp hook-ups
  • No water or sewer
  • Campground has pay showers, flush toilets, and water nearby

There is a $4 fee for each additional person per night. Children 15 years and younger stay for free.

Group Campsites at Cedar Pass Lodge Campground

There are four Group Campsites that can be reserved in advance by calling (605) 433-5460.

  • 10 occupants per site, each additional occupant is $5 (Maximum 26/Group site).

Please note that cancellations outside of 48 hours will incur a $10 cancellation fee. Rates are subject to approval by the National Park Service, and are subject to change without prior notice. There is a 14-day limit on campground reservations during the summer season.


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