RAPID CITY, SD– Warmer climate and the greening up of the Black Hills might have some people ready for camping. The time is nearly right here.
The Forest Service opens its campgrounds for the season this Friday. Forest Recreation Management has been exhausting at work getting websites ready and hiring campground hosts.
Over the previous couple of years, the Forest Service has seen a 20 to 30 % improve in campers. So it most likely behooves you to order a campsite as early as potential.
Public Affairs for Black Hills National Forest Scott Jacobson says, “If people wish to get reservations for the campgrounds, they should go on the recreation.gov and that’s the place reservations will be made. I’d say sooner is the higher.”
The Forest Service has 30 campgrounds in Black Hills National Forest with over 700 websites. Campfires are allowed on grounds with authorised hearth rings nonetheless wooden from out of state isn’t permitted.