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Ingalls Homestead

De Smet, SD

Let us share Laura Ingalls Wilder's Little House stories with your family. Located on the the quarter section of land the Ingalls family homesteaded near De Smet, the hands-on activities and wide open prairie allow visitors a unique opportunity to experience pioneer life.
Activities include covered wagon rides, 1880s school session, rope making, wheat grinding, hay twisting, clothes washing and corncob doll making.
Camping sites available. Covered Wagons, Bunkhouse, RV sites and tents.

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20812 Homestead Road
De Smet, SD 57231





Phone: 605-854-3984

Toll Free: 800-776-3594


Family, History & Culture, Campground/RV, Arts & Antiques

Memorial Day Weekend - Labor Day 9am -7pm.  Activities 10am -6pm. 

Call or email for Spring and Autumn hours.  They are generally 9-5, but activities and hours vary from day to day. 

$10/person for everyone 5 and older.  This is a seasonal price.  It is valid the entire time you are in the De Smet area or throughout the entire season.  Please just let us know you may come back. 

Group rates are available.  Please call or email for details. 

Architectural Style


Attraction Category

Farm Museum

Business Services

Wireless internet connection

Campground Amenities

20 amp hook-ups Camping Cabin/Lodge available Firewood Restrooms Tent Sites available
30 amp hook-ups Dump station On-site programs Restrooms with showers Visitor center
Back-in sites Fire rings/pits/grills Picnic area/shelter RV Sites available Wi-Fi and/or Internet access

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Pet Policies

Midsize domestic animals