34-18-42. Camping liability--Warning mandated.

Every written contract entered into by a private campground owner or an employee or officer of a private campground owner must contain, in clearly readable print, the warning notice specified in this section. A warning sign must be posted at the entrance or registration desk of a private campground. The signs described in subdivision 34-18-41(4) and contracts described in this section must contain the following warning:

WARNING

Under South Dakota law, a private campground owner or an employee or officer of a private campground owner is not liable for an injury to or the death of a person or any property damage resulting from the inherent risks of camping.

Source: SL 2022, ch 107, § 4.