SIOUX FALLS, S.D. — With Labor Day weekend fast approaching, campgrounds across South Dakota say they’re at or near capacity, meaning the options for a holiday procrastinator looking to camp in a state park are limited in most cases to the
The holiday weekend Sept. 3-5 is the unofficial end to a summer travel season that saw visitation to the state
from last year’s record-setting numbers.
But the camping industry in the state, a major driver of the tourism industry, has gone under a marked change since the beginning of the pandemic, with most new developments in the private sector, a rapid market response to the record-setting RV sales in
RV Industry Association President Craig Kirby attributed the pandemic-era surge in…