The Best Sturgis Rally Camping Spots for 2023

Sturgis Rally

With the world-famous Sturgis Motorcycle Rally running from August 4 -13, 2023 this year, you might wonder where to camp. Sturgis, located in the Black Hills of South Dakota, draws more than 500,000 bikers to the area for 10 days of concerts, guided rides, bike shows, competitions, and more. If camping is your favorite form of vacation lodging, these campgrounds offer RV sites, tent camping, bathrooms, and more for the 83rd Sturgis Rally.

Buffalo Chip

The legendary Buffalo Chip offers RV sites, tent camping, EZ camping, Camp Easy Ride, RV rentals, cabin rentals, and VIP Fenske Park camping. This campground is one of the biggest and baddest for camping during the 2023 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.

Known for the party atmosphere, Buffalo Chip features an amphitheater with nightly concerts. This year’s lineup includes ZZ Top, Steel Panther, Koe Wetzel, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Lita Ford, Limp Bizkit, REO Speedwagon, Styx, George Thorogood & The Destroyers, Whiskey Myers, Pop Evil, Def Leppard, and other opening and main stage acts.

Other events during the rally at Buffalo Chip include battle of the bands, beer wall smash stunt show, the Death Wire Daredevil Spectacular, bike racing, guided rides, military tributes, vendors, CrossRoads Events, bike shows, the Miss Buffalo Chip Pageant, Legends Ride® The Ride That Rocks™, men’s and women’s contests, and more.

Days End Campground

The Days End Campground offers RV camping, tent camping, and cabin rentals, and is one of the best options for where to camp in Sturgis 2023 if you want to get a little shut-eye away from the party atmosphere of Buffalo Chip. They recently expanded their camping options, now offering 250 RV sites, 39 rental cabins, and approximately 20 acres of tent camping space.

This summer campground offers an open-air beer garden for rally visitors in August, along with live musical entertainment on the main stage. RV camping amenities include full hook-ups for cable, water, and electricity in some sites, while others offer water and electric, electric only, or no hookups.

Cabins with a bathroom offer two twins or a single queen bed with full amenities, including heating, air conditioning, towels, linens, lockers, parking, WiFi, and a mini kitchen. Camping cabins that don’t include a bathroom offer an assortment of options for bunk beds and futons, with some units allowing pets.

Days End Campground is just a few minutes from downtown Sturgis on Avalanche Road, making it convenient to join up with your buddies for a day ride.

Rush-No-More RV Park & Campground

Rush-No-More Campground is an RV resort, cabin rental, and tent-friendly campground with paved roads throughout for easy access to your campsite on your bike. Amenities include a beer, wine, and daiquiri garden, heated pool and hot tub, restrooms, and shower facilities, and “Da Bus” shuttle back to the campsite if you have a few too many at the rally.

The park at Rush-No-More is generally quiet after 11 p.m., giving you time to rest up before the next day’s activities with a cup of coffee and breakfast from the main pavilion.

Other Stay Options Around Sturgis

There are plenty of other options to stay near Sturgis during the rally. The area is home to several campgrounds with different rules, amenities, and accommodations. Other options include:

  • Local hotels
  • Home rentals through VRBO or Airbnb
  • Tiny home rentals
  • Room rentals in local homes

Contact Law Tigers for Motorcycle Cases in Sturgis and Throughout the Country

If you’re wondering about the best locations for where to camp in Sturgis 2023, consider some of the options above. For a night-and-day party, stay at Buffalo Chip. For a quieter area, check out other local campgrounds or hotels. If you need help with a motorcycle case anywhere in the U.S., call the Law Tigers at 1-888-863-7216 for a free case evaluation.