PIERRE, S.D. (KELO AM) --
The 2014 park entrance license is valid from Oct. 1, 2013, through May 17, 2015. An annual park entrance license is $30. Purchasers of one license can also buy a second at half price. The license is required for entrance into designated state parks, recreation areas and lakeside use areas, although it does not cover camping costs or additional fees.
Entrance licenses can be purchased online at www.campsd.com, at local state park offices or by calling the SD Division of Parks and Recreation at 605-773-3391.
The 2014 annual entrance license features a tent camped at Lake Thompson Recreation Area.