Richmond Lake Recreation Area

Fees

Daily: $8 per vehicle
Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
Campsites: - electrical: $26 per night
Campsites: - non-electrical: $22 per night
Cabins:: $55 per night

Make Reservations

Make reservation online or call 1.800.710.2267.
Amenities
  • Beach
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground
  • Camping cabins
  • Canoe/kayak rentals
  • Drinking water
  • Dump station
  • Electric campsites
  • Fishing dock
  • Fishing pole checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Paddleboard rentals
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Snowshoe checkout
  • Vault toilets
  • Warming shelter

ADA/Accessible

Camping Cabins
  • Camping Site
  • Fishing Dock
  • Hiking Trails
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Activities
    • Biking
    • Birdwatching
    • Boating
    • Camping
    • Canoeing/Kayaking
    • Cross country skiing
    • Disc Golf
    • Fishing
    • Hiking
    • Horse Trail
    • Horseback Riding
    • Paddleboarding
    • Snowshoeing
    • Swimming
    • Volleyball

    Address

    Richmond Lake Recreation Area
    12800 379th Avenue - Campground
    37908 Youth Camp Road - Office
    Aberdeen, SD 57401
    605.626.3488
    Email: RichmondLake@state.sd.us
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    Three separate areas in this park cater to the needs of campers, swimmers, naturalists, boaters and anglers. Campers stay in the South Unit, while the 200-acre Forest Drive Unit is a great place for wildlife viewing. The Boat Ramp Unit provides access to the more than 1,000-acre lake.

    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: 24 campsites and 1 cabin (sleeps 4 people)

    Directions:

    11 miles northwest of Aberdeen off US Highway 281

    Nearest Town: Aberdeen

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