Open House Celebration
From May 16, 2014 10:00 am until May 18, 2014 8:00 pm Save to calendar
Categories: South Dakota (SD)
Celebrate Open House weekend at Custer State Park, beginning at 8 a.m. Friday and ending 11 p.m. Sunday. To celebrate the beginning of the summer season, visitors can enjoy nature hikes, hayrack rides, cowboy cookouts, pancake feeds and other special events. This is also the weekend for the park's infamous buffalo chip throwing contest. The park hosts a free fishing derby, awarding prizes for anglers in each age group. Info: (605) 255-4464. Entrance fees are not charged at any SD state park or recreation areas during this weekend. Camping fees are still required. Fishing licenses are not required on SD waters during this special weekend.