- Parks, Recreation & Forestry
Parks, Recreation & Forestry
The Spearfish Parks, Recreation, Forestry Division will promote safe, healthy and enjoyable park and recreation facilities as well as recreational and community activities which encourage enjoyable learning experiences and improve the quality of life for the residents of our community.
Parks and Recreation Department Organizational Chart
Building & Shelter Rentals
Check out buildings and shelters available for rental through the Spearfish Rec and Aquatics Center.
The Spearfish City Campground is a beautiful shaded campground nestled along Spearfish Creek, one of the best trout fishing streams in the Black Hills.
The Rose Hill Cemetery is maintained by the City of Spearfish.
The Forestry Division, including an on-staff certified arborist, manages trees on City properties.
Lookout Mountain Park
Lookout Mountain Park consists of 756.61 acres of mountain park land. Recreational opportunities are hiking, biking, and horseback riding. The hogback ridge line uplift exposes the beautiful colors of white gypsum and red sandstone against the green vegetation.
The Spearfish Parks, Recreation, and Forestry Department maintains a total of 130 acres of parkland encompassing developed parks, “pocket” parks, and sports field areas. In addition, the Department oversees the Lookout Mountain Park, the Spearfish City Campground, and Rose Hill Cemetery, as well as other properties.
Parks, Recreation & Forestry Advisory Board
The Spearfish Parks, Recreation & Forestry Advisory Board is a tool of the City Council to be used as a channel for all concerns pertaining to parks, recreation, and forestry issues within the city, including recreation programming, park facilities, and maintenance of vegetation.
Rec & Aquatics Center
The Rec and Aquatics Center offers basketball courts, a cardio room, a strength training room, food and beverage concession, a water park, and rental rooms.
The Spectator Recreation Division of the Parks, Recreation, Forestry Department maintains sports field venues at the Black Hills Corporation Sports Complex, Spearfish Forest Products Youth Complex, Hillsview Soccer Field, and Spartan Park.
Spearfish Sports Complex at Skyridge
Big Vision. Big Complex. Big Impact: The Capital Campaign at Sky Ridge
Parks and Recreation Master Plan