Rocky Point State Recreation Area | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Rocky Point State Recreation Area

  • Rocky Point State Recreation Area
  • Rocky Point State Recreation Area
  • Rocky Point State Recreation Area

Rocky Point State Recreation Area offers year-round outdoor fun and relaxation for everyone. This beautiful area is located on the eastern shore of Belle Fourche Reservoir and provides visitors with incredible scenic views and ample opportunities for fishing, swimming, boating, and hiking.


Set up camp and enjoy the peaceful serenity of the park. With 87 camping pads, including electrical hookups and barebones tent sites, visitors can have a fantastic camping experience.

Belle Fourche Reservoir

Take a dip or test your angling skills at Belle Fourche Reservoir, known for producing some of the best walleye and smallmouth bass fishing in the area. Launch a boat or cast a line off the shore and enjoy the beautiful scenery.


Get outside and explore the park's many hiking trails. From easy, family-friendly hiking to more challenging trails, Rocky Point State Recreation Area offers something for everyone. Take in the beautiful scenery and experience the great outdoors.

Water Sports

Enjoy a day on the water with kayaking or paddleboarding. Rent paddleboards or kayaks at the beach and enjoy the beautiful Belle Fourche Reservoir.

Take a break and enjoy the beautiful scenery and year-round recreational opportunities that await you at Rocky Point State Recreation Area.


Open year-round


Daily - $6 per vehicle.

Annual - $30 first vehicle, $15 for the second, and $65 for a transferable license. 

Campsite (Electrical) - $21 per night.

Campsite (Non-Electrial) - $17 per night.

Cabins - $45 per night. 


Located 8 miles E of Belle Fourche off SD 212