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Discover Sheps Canyon Horse Camp in South Dakota
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Sheps Canyon Horse Camp in South Dakota | Top Horse Trails

Situated along the picturesque Sheps Canyon Bay, Sheps Canyon Campground stands out as the newest gem on Angostura Reservoir. Boasting easy access to the boat ramp and prime shore fishing spots, this campground is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts, especially horseback riders.

Campsite Variety

Sheps Canyon Campground offers a diverse range of camping options to suit every need. With 22 electrical campsites, 40 non-electrical campsites, 11 dedicated horse campsites, and 2 group sites, there's a perfect spot for every camper. Please note that group sites operate on a first-come, first-served basis and cannot be reserved in advance.

Group Lodge Comfort

For those seeking a touch of comfort in the midst of nature, the group lodge at Sheps Canyon is the ideal choice. This facility provides a cozy retreat throughout the year, offering a blend of modern amenities and an outdoor setting.

Outdoor Adventures Await

Beyond the comforts of the campground, Sheps Canyon is a gateway to a wealth of outdoor adventures. Explore the stunning landscapes on horseback, fish in the tranquil waters of Angostura Reservoir, or simply soak in the beauty of the surrounding nature.

Plan Your Stay

Whether you're looking for a peaceful retreat or an action-packed adventure, Sheps Canyon Campground has something for everyone. Experience the beauty of South Dakota's outdoors in a welcoming and picturesque setting. Book your stay at Sheps Canyon Horse Camp and make memories to last a lifetime.


6 miles south of Hot Springs on SD 71, 5 miles east on Sheps Canyon Road


Sheps Canyon Horse Camp offers the following facilities and amenities:

  • ADA/Accessible Features
  • Boat Ramp(s)
  • Campground(s)
  • Camping Cabin(s)
  • Drinking Water
  • Dump Station
  • Electrical Campsite(s)
  • Flush Toilets
  • Hiking Trail(s)
  • Horse Campsite(s)
  • Horse Trail(s)
  • Modern Lodging
  • Picnic Tables
  • Playground(s)
  • Self-serve Entrance Kiosk(s)
  • Shore Fishing Access
  • Showers
  • Vault Toilets (open year-round)
  • WiFi


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.


Cost Details:

  • Daily: $8 per vehicle
  • Annual: $36 first vehicle | $18 second vehicle (with coupon) | $80 transferable license (Purchase Online)
  • Campsites - electrical: $26 per night
  • Campsites - non-electrical: $11 per night
  • Group Lodge: $280 per night




If you want to discover and explore other campsites and horse trails, here are some of them that you may visit:

OLD SANTEE CANAL PARK - Palmetto Trail Swamp Fox Passage

MARRINGTON PLANTATION - Marrington Plantation Trail




Sheps Canyon Horse Camp does require reservations for overnight accommodations. Please visit their page here on Top Horse Trails - Sheps Canyon Horse Camp for more information