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Parks Department
The mission of the Sturgis Parks Department is to provide outdoor recreational opportunities for the residents of Sturgis and visitors to our community. This includes providing land, recreational equipment, and facilities that are clean and safe for people of various ages, abilities and interests.

Equal opportunity to participate in and benefit from recreational facilities or programs is available to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, age, or handicap. Complaints alleging discrimination should be sent to the South Dakota Department of Games, Fish and Parks, 523 E. Capitol Avenue, Pierre SD 57501 or the Office For Equal Opportunity, US Department of the Interior, Office of Secretary, Washington DC 20240.


The Parks Department is responsible for all ground and building maintenance for over 100 acres of park and recreation property.

This includes:
  • Baseball, softball, soccer, and tennis facilities
  • City Municipal Park and shelters
  • Lion's Club Park and shelters
  • Several neighborhood parks
  • Sturgis Fairgrounds
  • Barry Stadium
  • Other surrounding property located by Fort Meade
Gene Stock
Parks & Cemetery Director

1920 Ballpark Rd.
Sturgis, SD 57785

Ph: (605) 347-9018
Fx: (605) 720-0644

Monday - Friday
7:00 am - 3:00 pm

We also oversee all maintenance of the bike path within City limits. The Parks Department is responsible for the West Nile and Mosquito Control Program and the Forestry Program. The Parks Department also supports special events and community activities by providing bleachers, fencing and other special request items.


The Cemetery Department is a branch of the Parks Department and is responsible for all maintenance and daily functions of the Bear Butte Cemetery located on the east end of Main and Sherman Street.

Park Rules & Regulations (pdf download)
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City of Sturgis,1040 Harley-Davidson Way, Sturgis, SD, 57785 • Ph: (605) 347-4422 • 

Handicapped IconIn accordance with Federal law and U.S. Department of Agriculture policy, this institution is prohibited from discriminating on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, disability, religion, sex, familial status, sexual orientation, and reprisal. (Not all prohibited bases apply to all programs.)