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Nestled under a canopy of trees

Centrally located and just minutes away to the entire Black Hills Area



Located just minutes away from the entire Black Hills Area, our fully equipped vacation homes, cottages, and full-service RV sites will be your home away from home during your stay! Lake Parks unique combination of location, natural beauty, and convenience makes it a top choice for travelers and gives our Workampers, not only a beautiful place to stay but wonderful exploring opportunities when not working.


We are looking for Workampers who want to work 16-30 hours per week. Season starts May 1st and runs until late September or October 1st. Our pay scale starts at $15.00/hour depending on your experience and skill set. We have an end of the season completion bonus equal to $4 per hour. Most of our Workampers receive over $1500 in their end of season bonus!


Duties will include minor plumbing and electrical repairs. Painting, small mechanical repairs, siding and window replacement, etc. We require previous experience with carpentry, electrical, plumbing, and/or mechanics.


Duties will include cleaning cottages and homes after guest stays, shower house cleaning, laundry, cleaning the grounds, minor landscape duties, etc.


  • An RV site in exchange for 16 hours of work per week.
  • Pay for any hours worked after the first 16 hours.
  • Full hookup site with water, 30/50 amp electricity, sewer & trash
  • Access to all guest amenities
  • Free use of our laundry facilities
  • Cable TV and WIFI
  • VIP Card giving free or reduced cost to area attractions


Are pets allowed?

  • Pets are allowed in the tent and RV sites. Our Workampers are welcome to bring their four-legged friends. A dog park and dog walk are conveniently located near us for you to explore.

What attractions are nearby?

  • We are centrally located near many destinations. Mt. Rushmore is only thirty minutes away and many of the area attractions are within that radius. The Badlands are only forty-five minutes to the East, and Deadwood about the same distance to the North. We enjoy helping plan your daily itinerary and excursions. We have a list of things to do nearby on our maps page on our website.

Do you have a pool?

  • We do not have an on-site pool. Try out our creek for wading and splashing around! Also, check out the Jimmy Hilton Municipal pool, located only 5 minutes away!

Do you allow campfires?

  • No, we do not have provisions for campfires due to the proximity of other camping sites. There are a number of locations nearby where it is possible to have a campfire for a picnic or evening meal such as Sheridan Lake and the picnic shelters here at Canyon Lake.

How far is it to the grocery store and places to eat?

  • We are on the West edge of Rapid City just off of Highway 44. Major chain grocery stores are about 3 miles away, with numerous places to eat within 5 miles. We are just 4 miles away from Downtown Rapid City – a country feel with city appeal! Be sure to check out the local Farmer’s markets in the summer and food trucks year round.

How do I get to Lake Park Campground from within the city limits?

  • From I90 Take exit 57 (HWY 16) at first intersection take Hwy 44 West 4 miles following these streets: Omaha St, then Mt View, then Jackson Blvd - when you see the lake on your left prepare to turn on Chapel lane to the left go one block to the entrance Lake Park Campground and Cottages.
  • Coming from South 79 take Catron Blvd cross Hwy 16 continue till Sheridan lake rd. then turn right and then left at first intersection (Corral Drive) then first right on (Park) go until it dead ends at Jackson Blvd. take a left and go until you see the lake on your left prepare to turn on Chapel Lane to the left. go one block to the entrance Lake Park Campground and Cottages.