Roy Lake State Park

Fees

Daily: $8 per vehicle
Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 for second vehicle | $80 transferable license
Campsites: - electrical: $26/night
Campsites: - non-electrical: $22/night
Cabins:: Camping: $55 | Modern: $120-150 | Suite: $120-175

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
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Fishing dock
  • Fishing pole checkout
  • Flush toilets/showers
  • Game checkout
  • Lodge
  • Paddleboard rentals
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Playground
  • Ski beach
  • Vault toilets

ADA/Accessible

Camping Site
  • Fishing Dock
  • Picnic Shelter
  • Activities
    • Basketball
    • Boating
    • Camping
    • Disc Golf
    • Hiking
    • Horseshoes
    • Swimming
    • Volleyball

    Address

    Roy Lake State Park
    11545 Northside Drive
    Lake City, SD 57247
    605.448.5701
    Email: RoyLake@state.sd.us
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    Roy Lake is known for its excellent fishing, but you don’t have to be an angler to enjoy all this park has to offer. Visitors will find sandy beaches, campgrounds, picnic areas, boat ramps and an island trail to keep them busy.

    The earliest known inhabitants of Roy Lake were members of the Woodland Culture, who built large burial mounds. Artifacts dating between 900 and 1300 A.D. have been found near the park. The Roy (or Roi) family is credited with building the area’s first white settlement. Local American Indians called the crops planted along the lakeshore the “Roy Planting” and the name persisted.

    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: 2 campgrounds with 98 campsites, 3 camping cabins, 8 modern cabins, and 5 suites.

    Directions:

    3 miles southwest of Lake City off SD Hwy 10

    Nearest Town: Lake City

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