Palisades State Park, Garretson

#14 of 31 in Nature in South Dakota
Palisades State Park is located in Garretson. Make Palisades State Park a centerpiece of your Garretson vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Garretson tour planner.
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75 reviews
  • August 4, 2017
    This park is very small & cost $6 to drive through. The hiking trails on one side were overgrown and not well maintained. The rock formations were nice to look at for about 5 minutes. On the lower sid...  more »
  • July 25, 2017
    This is a scenic state park, off the beaten path, but well worth the drive. We spent 2 nights in a camper cabin and enjoyed the stay. Each cabin sleeps 4 - double with a twin bunk and another twin. A/...  more »
  • July 5, 2017
    Lots of hiking but it was beautiful. So glad we found this hidden gem. Be sure to check out the balancing rock.  more »
  • May 29, 2017
    Absolutely stunning views!!! Incredible photo location! Great, although short and easy, hiking trails. Picnic areas with and without cover. One of our youth favorites is sand volleyball!
  • June 15, 2017
    This is a very beautiful place. I loved the sawdust-covered trail and stone steps. Increible scenery! I look forward to returning.
  • May 25, 2017
    We were impressed with the friendly staff and well kept campground and facilities. It's not a large park, but beautiful walking paths. Our kids enjoyed the two modern playgrounds.
  • July 8, 2017
    Gorgeous! Plenty of rocks and cliffs to climb on and look at, good trails, nice vistas, friendly workers, and plenty of picnic tables. Definitely will be back!
  • July 8, 2017
    Camp host was informative and friendly. Many natural beauties packed into this small park.

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