Park Statistics

Acreage

1,278.45 acres

 
Year Number of Visitors
1941 393,000
1942 139,694
1943 31,412
1944 29,575
1945 84,712
1946 324,596
1947 427,022
1948 570,663
1949 656,717

Year Number of Visitors
1950 740,499
1951 740,634
1952 835,101
1953 913,808
1954 910,100
1955 894,600
1956 829,800
1957 866,700
1958 961,400
1959 1,045,700

Year Number of Visitors
1960 1,067,000
1961 1,030,400
1962 1,209,400
1963 1,272,800
1964 1,343,300
1965 1,507,400
1966 1,585,200
1967 1,632,500
1968 1,728,500
1969 1,763,900

Year Number of Visitors
1970 1,965,700
1971 2,281,200
1972 1,880,903
1973 1,949,300
1974 1,592,500
1975 1,533,500
1976 1,733,500
1977 1,733,100
1978 1,750,127
1979 1,245,425

Year Number of Visitors
1980 1,284,888
1981 1,604,991
1982 1,484,300
1983 1,562,559
1984 1,558,872
1985 1,740,793
1986 1,648,737
1987 1,530,714
1988 1,570,137
1989 1,639,986

Year Number of Visitors
1990 1,671,673
1991 2,044,522
1992 1,917,134
1993 1,930,053
1994 2,043,988
1995 1,687,529
1996 1,904,991
1997 1,752,014
1998 2,014,485
1999 1,972,289

Year Number of Visitors
2000 1,868,876
2001 1,904,119
2002 2,162,570
2003 2,217,894
2004 2,037,820
2005 2,037,861
2006 1,989,771
2007 1,856,118
2008 1,789,328
2009 2,260,192
Year Number of Visitors
2010 2,331,237
2011 2,081,722
2012 2,185,447
2013 2,162,998
2014 2,144,808
2015 2,434,297
2016 2,431,231

Last updated: September 3, 2017

Contact the Park

Mailing Address:

13000 Highway 244
Building 31, Suite 1

Keystone, SD 57751

Phone:

(605) 574-2523
Park information. Phones are answered 7 days a week. Hours are 8:00 - 5:00 October through May, 8:00 - 10:00 June through mid-August and 8:00 - 9:00 mid-August through September. All times are Mountain Time.

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