Ingalls Homestead


*Memorial Day-Labor Day

Located at: 20812 Homestead Road

Hours:    9:00 A.M. to 7:00 P.M                       Call- (605)-854-3984 for more information  

Camping Available!                                  

Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society

Call (605)854-3383

Located at 105 Olivet Ave SE

Tour the original historic homes!

Tours go out every hour on the half hour. 



Highlighted map of the historic homes tour

Highlighted map of the historic homes tour

Summer Hours:

Monday-Saturday 9:00 A.M to 5:30 P.M 

Sunday- 11:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M

*Extended hours during Pageant and Sunday open at 9 A.M. during pageant.

Downtown De Smet                          


Walk down Calumet Ave (Main Street) and read about what was there in the 1880s.


Visit the original Loftus Store that Laura writes about

De Smet Cemetery

Located South West of De Smet, off Highway 14.



Gravesites of:

Charles (Pa) Ingalls

Caroline (Ma) Ingalls

Mary Ingalls

Carrie Ingalls

Grace (Ingalls) Dow and husband Nathan

Baby boy Wilder





De Smet also has multiple city parks, a 9 hole golf course and a city swimming pool

City Swimming pool located at 218 Calumet Ave SE

The Wilder Welcome Center on Calumet Ave. Call (605)854-6012 for more information


De Smet Super Inn Deluxe- (605) 854-9388

Cottage Inn Motel -  (605)854-3396

Heritage House Bed and Breakfast- (605) 854-9370

Prairie House Bed and Breakfast- (605)-854-9131


Ingalls Homestead- (605)854-3984

Washington Park- (605)854-9013

The Spot Campground-(605)854-3982

Lake Thompson (605)-847-4893





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