If you go camping at one of the state's numerous campgrounds it's going to cost a little more in 2018.

The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks announced today (December 20) that starting January 1, 2017 they are reclassifying campgrounds and raising camping fees. The busier they are the more they will cost, which is 31 of the more than 50 campgrounds, the more it will cost.

In a press release State Park director Katie Ceroll said the changes reflect the increased demand for and use of the state’s campgrounds and facilities.

Here's a breakdown of the the fees, though it doesn't tell you anywhere on the GFP website what parks those are specifically.

  • Basic campgrounds: Campgrounds without modern facilities. $11 nightly per non-electric site; $15 nightly per electric site. Includes 5 campgrounds.
  • Modern campgrounds: Less than 80% weekend occupancy during the summer; feature restrooms and showers. $13 nightly per non-electric site; $17 nightly per electric site. Includes 7 campgrounds.
  • Preferred campgrounds: 80-89% weekend occupancy during the summer; feature restrooms and showers. $15 nightly per non-electric site; $19 nightly per electric site. Includes 6 campgrounds.
  • Prime campgrounds: 90% or higher weekend occupancy during the summer; feature restrooms and showers. $17 nightly per non-electric site; $21 nightly per electric site. Includes 31 campgrounds.

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