Sandy Bottom Campground

Experience tranquility at Sandy Bottom Campground, your personal sanctuary nestled in the vibrant core of Southern Black Hills. Enjoy vistas of the resplendent black Hills, witness breathtaking sunsets, and bask in nights illuminated by a thousand stars, offering unparalleled relaxation.

About Us

Welcome to Sandy Bottom Campground – your launchpad for exploring South Dakota’s treasures.

Discover the beauty of Southern Black Hills at Sandy Bottom Campground, your perfect destination for an unforgettable outdoor adventure. Delight in panoramic views of the black hills, mesmerizing sunsets, and tranquil starlit nights.

Located in the Southern Black Hills, Sandy Bottom Campground is your gateway to South Dakota’s popular destinations. You can explore the picturesque Angostura Reservoir, drive to the charming city of Hot Springs, experience the spectacular Fall River Balloon Festival, try your luck at the Prairie Wind Casino, or visit the many state and national parks!

Sandy Bottom Campground is located just 2 miles from the iconic Angostura reservoir, featuring Water Sports, Hiking, Fishing, Biking, and clean Beaches. The city of Hot Springs is a short 8-mile drive from your campsite. While in Hot Springs take a short drive through the town and take in the turn-of-the-century style buildings and unique sandstone architecture throughout the downtown area.  While in Hot Springs you will be able to attend attractions such as The Mammoth Site, Evans Plunge Mineral Springs, World Fossil Finder Museum, and Moccasin Springs Natural Mineral Spa. Hot Springs is home to the most beautiful 18-hole golf course.

The Hot Springs Municipal Airport is Located right across hwy 385 from sandy bottom campground, where you can watch the Fall River Balloon Festival kick off August 2023 with a launch of 30 Hot Air balloons from Hot Springs Municipal Airport, or you can enjoy the launch from your campsite! Saturday Night features the “Glow around Town” with the incredible spectacle of glowing balloons, you can find more details at Prairie Wind Casino located on the Pine ridge reservation, is a top South Dakota Casino, featuring 382 slot machines, table games, and bingo. Just 28 miles from Sandy Bottom Campground.

Just 15 miles from your Campsite you can experience Wind Cave National Park, the park has an abundant number of Bison, elk, and other wildlife roaming the rolling prairie, and is one of America’s oldest national parks. Custer State Park, featuring 71,000 acres of forest and home to an abundant amount of wildlife and adventure and only 36 miles from your campsite. While you are visiting Custer State Park stop by Mount Rushmore National Monument, and Crazy Horse Monument 39 miles from Sandy Bottom. Badlands National Park is also a South Dakota favorite, 57 miles from Sandy Bottom and Historic Deadwood entertaining and gaming since 1876 is 97 miles from your campsite.


We cater to your camping needs with our on-site store, offering firewood, minnows, nightcrawlers, ice, snacks, drinks, and camping essentials.

Ways to Stay

  • Sandy Bottom Campground offers nine individual campsites, with six featuring full hookup facilities, including water, sewer, and electricity (20/30/50 AMP).

RV Sites

Each site boasts a spacious 70-foot gravel pad, picnic tables, fire rings, and verdant grassy areas. We also provide three 25-foot primitive campsites, complete with firepits & attached grills, picnic tables, and drinking water access and porta-potty 

Our Site Map

Download a map of the campground below to see our amenities and their locations. To the right is a map of the area if you need driving directions to the campground.

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