Llewellyn Johns Recreation Area

Fees

Daily: $8 per vehicle
Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
Campsites: - electrical: $15 per night

Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.
State Park Maps / Information
Amenities
  • Campground
  • Drinking water
  • Electric campsites
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Vault toilets
Activities
  • Camping

Address

Llewellyn Johns Recreation Area
19150 Summerville Road
Shadehill, SD 57653
605.374.5114
Email: Shadehill@state.sd.us
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A small, get-away park, Llewellyn Johns’ ten campsites offer a quiet camping experience. Nearby Shadehill Recreation Area offers recreational opportunities as well as points of historical interest to keep you busy all day. Or, if you prefer peace and quiet, this is a great campground to just sit back and relax.

Many historic figures have crossed through the area, including Hugh Glass and Custer’s 1874 Expedition. In 1823, Glass was attacked by a grizzly bear in this area, which is documented in the novel Lord Grizzly.

Park Specs

Open: Year-round. Between Oct. 1 and April 30, showers, flush toilets and other water systems may be closed. Please contact the park directly for current status. Vault toilets usually remain open.

Park Size: 10 campsites

Directions:

12 miles south of Lemmon off SD Hwy 73

Nearest Town: Lemmon

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