Palisades State Park

25495 485th Ave.
Garretson, SD 57030- Map It
Phone: (605) 594-3824

AAA Editor Notes

Palisades State Park, 1.5 mi. s. off SR 11, is noted for the red and pink Sioux quartzite rock formations on both banks of Split Rock Creek, which runs through the park. Outcroppings range from shelves and pinnacles to 50-foot vertical cliffs. Facilities within the park include tent and RV camping, cabins, a group lodge, four hiking trails, rock climbing and summer nature programs. Pet friendly (call for restrictions/fees.). Recreational activities are permitted. Camping is permitted. Picnicking is permitted.
$4 per person; free (ages 0-11); $6 maximum per private vehicle. Annual license $30 per private vehicle.
Hours: Daily 6 a.m.-11 p.m., May-Sept.; 6 a.m.-9 p.m., rest of year.