Lookin’ for a Ma & Pa kind of place? Quiet and Tranquil? Well… ya done found it! The Roost Resort is a campground in Custer, South Dakota, that hosts 11 cozy cabins for rent with kitchenettes and all the essentials. We also have RV rental sites, tent camping sites, all nestled in nature with pine trees, deer, wild turkeys, and critters. BBQ grills, fire pits, a full bathhouse and a small playground (swing set, Horse shoe pit, & basketball hoop) for kids & adults is all included. We are just a short drive from Mount Rushmore, the Crazy Horse Memorial, and 1.5 miles from Custer State Park. Whether you’re on your way to Sturgis, heading underground in Wind Cave National Park, experience fishing at one of the local lakes, or just stopping by for a well-deserved rest and relaxation, give us a call to start your vacation!


Woo Hoo, lets get this party started. The Roost Resort is now OPEN to guests for our 2023 summer season. (We will be open to guests this year until October 14th)  If you know your vacation dates, please give us a call or email to reserve.  PLEASE REVIEW OUR "RATES" PAGE FOR OUR DEPOSIT POLICIES. We are proud recipients of the Campers Choice Award for 2021 & 2022 from Campendium.  Please click on our "Campground" tab to see our awards, click on the icon, and see what folks are saying about us.  THANK YOU ALL..( We are also taking reservations for 2024 already)


Sorry, The Roost Resort  no longer hosts large groups and/or family reunions.

We understand that people do prefer to book online instead of calling.  So, if you prefer to book with us on line, please send us an email (click on our contact tab).  Let us know what your looking for. RV, tent site or Cabin, your dates, and the number of people in your party. From there we will email our availability back to you.  If your in agreement, we will secure the deposit needed via credit card and email you back a confirmation.  We check our emails several times a day and our response time should not be very long. 

Make sure you visit us on Facebook, The Roost Resort LLC.  Shelah does a great job of posting videos and pictures of everything that goes on around here.  We have also added a Camp map to our web page too, so make sure you check that out so you know where your cabin/RV site is located.  RV's checking in please pull to the right and STOP on the asphalt road just prior to turning onto the main entrance gravel road to check in and get directions to your RV site. PLEASE DO NOT BLOCK THE ROADWAY AND/OR MAIN GRAVEL ENTRANCE TO THE RESORT. 

PLEASE REVIEW our updated rate and policy information (to include Sturgis) before booking. We assume that you have read and understood these policies when your reservations were made.  Please feel free to ask us any questions if clarification is needed.

We do not physically man the office until 3:00PM.  ALL CHECK-INS and GUEST SERVICES begin at this time with the office closing at 8:00PM.  This schedule allows better time management for your hosts who are physically working out on the property preparing for your 3 oclock arrival.  We always have the office phone in our possession while we're open for the season, so if there is an emergency outside of our office hours, you can always call us. 



4th of July: Back by popular demand we once again welcome Nashville recording artist Rusty Rierson to the main stage.  He's got some new albums out and he is excited to be touring in the Black Hills. We will be cooking us some cowboy grub on the chuckwagon with the menu as follows: Hamburgers, Brat's, hotdogs, grilled cheese sandwich, cowboy beans, watermellon, chips, ice tea or water and juice for the kids. 

Adult dinner plate (Hamburger or Brat) $15.00 donation                                                                                                                                                        Childrens dinner plate (Hotdog or grilled cheese sandwich) $6.00 donation

Obtain your meal ticket upon check in if interested in participating in the chuckwagon meal.  The live entertainment and the cake and ice cream  is complimentary, thank you for staying with us.   These festivities kick off around 5:00 PM.  Join us at the chuckwagon and grain silo gazebo.  Lets not forget about the fireworks at 9:00 PM.  No need to drive into town, we can see them all right here on the property.                      

STURGIS, August 9th, Wednesday:  Shelah will be making home-made apple fritters and Tom will be serving up some cowboy coffee.  Com'n hang out with us at the chuckwagon and get you fritters hot off the press.  7:30-9:00 AM and its all complimentary.                                                                                                                                          __________________________________                                                                                                                                                       

Friendly reminder-check in time for both RV's & Cabins is from 3:00 PM to 8:00 PM and check out time is 10:00 AM.  We ask that you please not arrive early.  This policy is in place to allow your hosts the 5 hours needed after check out to prepare the cabins and campground for your arrival.  As to not disturb other RV Guests in the campground, we do not allow RV check-ins after 8:00PM.


We will see you all very soon !!!  

Your Hosts,
Shelah & Tom