Get to Know Green Star Camper Center

Do you plan to buy your first RV soon? With any big purchase, it is important to trust who you buy it from. Vehicles of any sort have so many components and if you do not know everything about the RV you are purchasing, don’t you want the company selling it to you to know all the details? At Green Star Camper Center, we have the utmost respect for you and your family. We understand you may have been waiting months or years to be able to buy your RV and we want to make this experience as wonderful as possible!

About Green Star Camper Center

We are located in Rapid City South Dakota! Most people know our area as the home of Mount Rushmore. So many tourists come through and we truly feel grateful to be able to call South Dakota our home. We were founded in 1959 and began the journey of selling mobile homes. The late 80’s brought a name change and a bigger inventory. We began selling travel trailers and fifth wheels and grew our lot immensely. Green Star Camper Center is a family owned and operated business and share 3 generations on the current staff. We are a loving family who treat each and every one of our clients like they are one of our family members!

Green Star Camper Center Trailers

Looking for a new or used Travel Trailer or Fifth Wheel? We believe in fair pricing and you will always find a deal and sometimes with prices significantly lower than the MSRP. We carry brands such as, Forest River and Keystone. You can check out our website to narrow down your search as well. Look for bunk beds, rear dinette, kitchen area, front bedroom, power awning and more. Whatever you are looking for, we can find something to match.

Services At Green Star Camper Center

If you already own a trailer and need parts or accessories, stop on by! We have the largest RV accessory and parts store in all of Rapid City. All of our technicians are highly trained and available to begin work on your trailer. Our service center has 3 bays so we can cut down wait time. We currently have 5 service technicians that are able to take a look and work on your used and new trailers. If you need something fixed or ready for upgrades, bring your trailer on down to Green Star Camper Center!


We cannot wait to meet you and help guide you through the process of buying an RV. Whether you are looking for used or new, fifth wheel or travel trailer, let us help you find something that will fit your traveling and overall needs. Stop by our shop anytime 8am-5pm M-F or 9am-2pm on Saturdays. If you have a quick question, feel free to give us a call at 605-343-6877, or our toll-free number 800-817-4879.

Top 10 Places to Go Camping in South Dakota

Top 10 Places to Go Camping in South Dakota

Summer is right around the corner! Have you started planning your camping trips? There are so many places to visit in the beautiful state of South Dakota! As you begin to plan your destinations and itinerary, here are some of the top places your family will love!

Badlands National Park

 Known as one of the most well-known camping areas in the state, there are several campgrounds to choose from. Sage Creek, Cedar Pass, and Sleepy Hollow are just a few. The Badlands are known for the amazing fossil finds from rhinos, horses and even saber-toothed cats! As you travel through the Badlands you will see amazing animals like bison, sheep, and more. There is so much to do around this area with the family. You can visit the Fossil Prep Lab, become a junior ranger, and stop at the visitor center for more information! This is a must-see park when camping in South Dakota.

Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls consists of several different state parks where you and your family can experience the great outdoors. Campgrounds include: Yogi Bear Camp-resort, Sioux Empire Fair Campground, Tower Campground, and KOA Kampground of Sioux Falls. While staying in this area, there is so much to do! Enjoy walking around the Washington Pavilion, play some disc golf at Tuthill Park, and take a stroll around the amazing SculptureWalk. Camping here is an amazing vacation just waiting for you and your family!

Mount Rushmore

 The infamous Mount Rushmore! People come from all over the world to see this iconic monument.  A great campground near the monument where you can stay is Buffalo Ridge Camp Resort. There are 125 sites on 30 acres and a quick drive to the monument. Here you can find shower facilities, laundry services and even mini golf! It is a gorgeous park with breathtaking views of the Black elk Peak.

Horse Thief Campground and Resort

Welcome to one of the most advanced yet historic camp sites in the area! This resort although celebrated and significant, has stepped up the camping game by adding a heated swimming pool, pavilion, a general store and more. This land was known as a huge mining territory back in the 1800’s and this family owned, and operated campground has done a fantastic job of keeping the history alive while incorporating today’s technology!

Okaton Ghost Town

Have you ever been to the ghost town of South Dakota? You will see overgrown railroad tracks, broken down homes, and old once used farms and barns. This little town began in 1906 and slowly died into a lifeless overgrown town. There are several places nearby to camp such as The American RV park and Kamp, Whistlers Gulch Campground and several others near the Badlands.

Rapid City

People come from all over to stay in Rapid City. It is in the convenient location near the Black Hills National forest, and Mt. Rushmore. It is rich in history and has several campgrounds, full of different amenities. If you are driving your RV through this area, be sure to check out Rapid City RV Park and campground. Enjoy the heated pool, laundry services, and convenient store right on site. You are just a few miles from all the main attractions and great restaurants as well. Let us know how much you love this park after your next stay

Custer State Park

Welcome to Custer State Park! Join in at one of the several popular camp sites in this area. Blue Bell campground, Legion Lake, Game Lodge, and Stockade North Campground are just a few of the top-rated campgrounds in the Park. Custer State Park is not only the first state park, but it is the largest. This massive park takes up over 71,000 acres in beautiful South Dakota, and is a goldmine for the best camping, hiking, and overall adventure that you and your family seek on this trip!

Spearfish City Campground

Ready to fish? Sleep next to this peaceful creek, burrowed in the Black Hills. This campground has all the amenities that you could possibly want at a camp site. Showers, ice machines, tables, hardware stores, and the downtown area is also near by. This city is full of outdoor adventure just waiting for you and your family. Visit the 76 Trail, take pictures near the Bridal Veil Falls, and watch the sunset near Crow Peak. There is so much beauty and so much to do in this city!

Pactola Campground 

Come visit this popular campsite in Rapid City. It is open from late May-Early September. It is surrounded by the quiet beauty of South Dakota. Thousand of pine trees surround this site and lake views as well. You can enjoy the campfire rings, drinking water and the reservoir and beach access. This is the perfect area to camp with your family if you want to spend a day hiking, and the next day on the boat. This reservoir is the largest and deepest within the Black hills and is truly a site to see. Have you been to this amazing camp site before? If so, you have probably seen some of the incredible animals that inhabit this area! Look for elk, deer, and bald eagles flying above. There is nothing quite like it!

Gavin’s Point Campground

 Come on down to the Lewis and Clark Recreation Area. This is by far one of the most popular resorts in the state. The resort facilities have really stepped it up to the next level with top of the line amenities for their guests. And, there is so much to do! Enjoy activities like archery, boating, hiking and biking! These camp sites fill up rather fast so if you and your family plan to head out to this area in the upcoming months, it would be wise to make a reservation! Check out their site for more information on what your trip would look like and how you can make it the best vacation ever!


Top 10 Places to Go Camping in South Dakota:

Come see one of the most beautiful states in the country. People come from all over the world to see Mt. Rushmore, but we encourage you to stay a bit longer and experience the breathtaking views and nature that these camp sites have to offer. From the majestic animals to the sparkling lakes, you will fall in love with this new vacation spot!