Backpacking/Camping in South Dakota, SD
About South Dakota Backpacking/Camping
RootsRated explores the best camping and backpacking in South Dakota. From car camping to multi-day backpack adventures, let our experts help you find the perfect trails. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in South Dakota, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
The Northern Hills of the Black Hills National Forest is located in Spearfish, South Dakota. From here, you can access the more than 600 miles of ATV trails within the forest.
Black Elk Wilderness in South Dakota is minutes from tourist hotspots like Mount Rushmore, but offers a secluded backcountry experience. With granite spires, streams and waterfalls, and stunning views, Black Elk Wilderness is the ultimate weekend warrio...