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boy scout with compass at camping venue

Scout camping venue

Highland Meadows Resort features a campground in Hot Springs, SD. The campground is suited for up to 17 tents, has three RV pull-through sites,  and sleeps approximately 50–60 people. It's equipped with flush toilets and running water.​

Scouting activities on the mesa

The Highland Meadows campground has fire pits and picnic tables at each campsite. It also has a common area with a large fire ring and room for yard games.  This makes it the perfect setting to teach:

  • Fire starting

  • Cooking over an open flame

  • Trust and team-building exercises

  • Leadership skills

  • Foraging

  • Wildlife identification

Hot Springs, SD activities

Highland Meadows is located near many educational and outdoor activities. These include:

  • Evans Plunge mineral springs swimming pool

  • The Mammoth Site — an active dig site

  • The World Fossil Finder Museum

  • Wind Cave National Park

  • Hiking and biking trails

  • Chautauqua community park

  • Reservoirs and lakes

  • Cascade springs and swimming hole

Experience type

Activities in the Black Hills

The Black Hills are full of experiences and opportunities — some of which may require a short drive. This includes: 

  • Custer State Park

  • Wildlife and bison viewing

  • Mount Rushmore

  • Crazy Horse Monument and Native American education center

  • Bear Country USA

  • Reptile Gardens

  • 1880s Train

  • Jewel Cave

  • Rush Mountain Adventure Park

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