South Dakota

Learn about camping and boondocking in South Dakota

South Dakota Rest Area Map

South Dakota Rest Area Map


The South Dakota rest area map presented below was compiled from information and official road maps published by South Dakota Department of Transportation…

Click on a map marker to see more information…

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South Dakota Rest Area Rules

South Dakota’s Highway Code includes the following laws regarding use of its rest areas…

  • Camping is prohibited (§31-7-15)
  • Camping also includes temporary lodging in a vehicle (§31-7-16)
  • Maximum time limit is 3-hours, or 10-hours for commercial drivers (§31-7-17)

For more about overnight parking information, including how many hours you are legally allowed to stay at a rest area… Please see “South Dakota Rest Area Rules“.

More About Boondocking in South Dakota

More About Overnighting at Rest Areas & Truck Stops

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The Ultimate Truck Parking Guide 9th Edition Paperback – January 18, 2020, by LeRoy D Clemmer

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