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Newton Fork Ranch
We offer six intimate real log cabins and two historic ranch houses for nightly or weekly rental year-round. Our log cabins circle a picturesque meadow and are placed well back from the road. Newton Fork Ranch will become your “home away from home;” your peaceful oasis from a world filled with time constraints and non-stop activity. Our fully furnished and well-equipped log cabins will afford you a welcome respite from a hectic life. An afternoon sitting on the deck watching wildlife or an evening spent by a warm fire will transport you to a far simpler and more tranquil time.
Each log cabin features a full kitchen with range, refrigerator, microwave, coffeemaker, cookware, dinnerware and utensils. Each also has a gas fireplace, gas barbeque, an old-fashioned clawfoot bathtub or rock shower, towels, bedding, and a porch with breathtaking views. Five have lofts and comfortably sleep up to four people. Our sixth, which has a view of Black Elk Peak (formerly Harney Peak), is a two-bedroom and can sleep up to eight.
Our historic two-bedroom Grandma's Ranch House has a wood-burning fireplace, was built in 1914, and sleeps up to six. The famed Original Badger Clark cabin is "off-the-grid," sleeps two, is heated by a pot-bellied stove, and is for adventurous guests interested in South Dakota's first Poet Laureate and in turning back the clock to a by-gone era. All of our cabins are placed a short distance apart to afford peace and tranquility.
We have a private access gate that opens directly onto the Mickelson trail.
PETS: Newton Fork Ranch welcomes guests traveling with their well-behaved pets. GUESTS TRAVELING WITH HORSES: we have two heavy-duty 12' x 12' paneled corrals available for a small rental fee. Located in a lovely aspen grove, there is also room for guests to erect their own electric fencing if preferred. Call for details.
Crooked Creek Resort & RV Park
Crooked Creek Resort and RV Park is is your summer "home away from home." Located two miles south of Hill City on Hwy 16, the resort has convenient access to all the attraction in the Southern Hills. Crooked Creek offers RV sites, shaded tent sites, cabins, motel rooms and two teepees for sleeping under the stars. Other amnenities include a heated outdoor pool, access to the Mickelson Trail, a general store, tap beer and wine room. Enjoy the rippling creek and sounds of nature; only minutes from Mt. Rushmore. For more information, visit CrookedCreekSD.com or call 605.574.2418.
High Country Guest Ranch
Spacious log vacation home and camping cabins await your arrival at the High Country Guest Ranch, your Black Hills vacation destination. Located four miles west of Hill City, this serene mountain setting is the perfect place to relax and enjoy the outdoors. Ranch activities include guided horseback rides, ATV rentals, heated outdoor pool, or hiking and biking on the Mickelson Trail. Summertime brings family-friendly entertainment and our popular wood-fire pizzas at the outoor Grille & Pub. For more information, go to HighCountryRanch.com or call 605-574-9003.
Summer Creek Inn & Spa
Bavarian Inn, Black Hills
Located just north of Custer, the Bavarian Inn offers its guests a breathtaking pastoral setting. The crisp mountain air, the whispering of the Ponderosa pines, and the majesty of Buckhorn Mountain all exude local color. Bask in the sun from one of our spacious decks or encounter the areas tranquility from the balcony outside of your room.
Venture into the bordering territory to revel in the wonder of Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, the Needles Highway, Jewel Cave, Custer State Park, and the Mammoth Site. Relish in the aesthetic value of the Hills through a backwoods excursion. Bus tours leave our parking lot daily to points of interest. The Bavarian Inn, the perfect location for your extraordinary vacation.
Harney Peak Inn
After extensive remodeling, the Harney Peak Inn (formerly the Harney Peak Motel) in May 2013. Located on Main Street in the quaint, little town of Hill City in the beautiful Black Hills, the Inn’s perfect location makes it an ideal choice for you to enjoy all the attractions and outdoor fun of the Black Hills by day and have a comfortable place to relax and kick back every night.
The six rooms of the Harney Peak Inn give you the best of both worlds by combining the cozy cabin feel of our knotty pine rooms, a fire on the patio in the evening and all the comforts and personal attention of your favorite hotel. You’ll also enjoy front door parking, free wi-fi and a delicious continental breakfast served Memorial Day through Labor Day. Ask about our biker-friendly extras for Inn guests.
From the Inn, it’s an easy stroll down Main Street to visit the shops, art galleries and restaurants, hop on the Mickelson Trail or catch the 1880 Train to Keystone. And, just a few minutes in the car gets you to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park and many other attractions.
Make your reservation online now or call 605-574-2544 and start looking forward to a vacation experience in the Black Hills you’ll remember forever!
Creekside Country Resort
Please come and enjoy your stay with us! Eight cozy cabins on a beautiful 8-acre meadow surrounded by a lazy creek await you. We are situated at the base of a mountain topped with towering Black HIlls Ponderosa Pines where you can relax and enjoy the views and pine-scented air.
Just minutes from many major attractions & situated between Hill City and Keystone, we host a variety of great food at the Dairy Twist, (right here at the resort), lots of family entertainment in our outdoor Family Fun Zone with Mini Golf and much, much more.
We are less than 15 minutes from Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park and within 5 to 20 minutes from Reptile Gardens, Bear Country, 1880 Train, Cosmos, Prairie Berry Winery, Circle B Chuck Wagon and Show, National Museum of Wood Carving, Geological Museum, Rushmore Cave, Independence Hall Museum, Old McDonalds Petting Zoo, Historic Keystone, Helicopter Rides, and many, many more of the other Black Hills favorite attractions. It is just a nice day trip from here to Wall Drug Store and Badlands National Park, and Devils Tower.
Gold Pan Inn
2 Bedroom/2 Bathroom with Deck & Garage
Totally renovated in April 2015, Gold Pan Inn is waiting for you!! Our home is wheelchair accessible with no stairs to climb. The comfy living room welcomes you to relax watching TV while the dining room is the perfect place for a couple/family dinner. An open concept allows you to cook in the fully furnished kitchen (dishes, pots & pans, a coffeemaker, and a blender) while the family plays games on the dining room table.
The master bedroom boasts a king-size bed and en-suite bath. The second bedroom has a queen bed with a full bath directly across the hall. Towels and bedding are all provided…all you need to bring is your clothes, food and personal items.
Our home is situated on Prospect Mountain which gives you a beautiful view of the 1880 Train from the deck while sipping your favorite glass of wine (did we mention there are 4 wineries to visit in Hill City?) A grill is available for your use.
Hill City is centrally located to all the major attractions in the Black Hills. Crazy Horse is only 8 minutes away; Mt. Rushmore is 15 minutes away. Custer State Park beckons with buffalo, elk, pronghorn, prairie dogs, and donkeys. If you are really lucky you will also see the mountain goats and the big horn sheep! You can rent ATV's just outside town or take a trail ride on a great little horse!
And, Hill City itself is a fabulous, quaint little town. You can visit unique shops (The Farmer's Daughter), peruse some of the finest art in the Black Hills (there are 4 art galleries), ride the 1880 Train, or come face-to-face with Stan…the T-Rex! And, of course, the restaurants are amazing!
Also available a couple blocks from our home is the Mickelson Trail where you can ride bikes (rentals available downtown), walk, run, or jog. The Trail is 109 miles through the middle of the Black Hills. Gorgeous!!
So come to the Black Hills…stay with us! You will be glad you did!
Call 605-574-0076 for details and availability!!
ADDED 4/25/2016: Included with your nightly rental is an admission pass to Custer State Park!
ATTN LARGE GROUPS: You may be able to book both #707759 & #512992 and accommodate 16 people. That gives you 6 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms!
NOTE: Sorry, reservations will not be accepted for families with children under the age of 10.
Holiday Inn Express - Hill City/Mt. Rushmore
Upscale Limited Service hotel in Prime Black Hills Location
Rising above the prairie, the majestic Black Hills cradle Mt. Rushmore and shelter stunning caves, the Holiday Inn Express® Hill City - Mt. Rushmore Area hotel guests can walk in the footsteps of buffalo and hike the highest mountain in the Black Hills.
Lodging with us means your family is close to the wonder and splendor of this special place. You can explore mysterious places within Jewel Cave, Wind Cave or the Ice Cave. Hikers test their skills trekking to the top of Black Elk Peak or on Mickelson Trail. Kids love a Bear Country car safari. Don't miss the annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally or the ease of visiting Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial.
The hotel's amenities are ideal when you need to combine business and a family vacation. Fast and free Wi-Fi access keeps you connected to clients and the boss. A great location off Hwy 16 makes getting to Rapid City or Keystone easy. While you handle business, the family can enjoy the best of the Black Hills.
Lodging with us in Hill City is always fun. You'll love the delicious free and hot breakfast as much as the kids love our indoor pool and hot tub. Smoke-free rooms with deluxe perks like free wired and Wi-Fi access, a microwave and mini fridge are perfect after a day at the Buffalo Roundup. We look forward to welcoming you as a valued guest!
Trails End Cabins & Motel
On a quiet street, just 2 blocks from downtown Hill City, we offer (3) deluxe motel rooms and (6) log cabins with varying amenities. We take pride in maintaining a super-clean property with new, comfortable beds, private baths, A/C, fully equipped kitchens and BBQ grills. Flat screen TV’s with cable, free wifi and a strong Verizon signal are available. You can dine on the patio, relax in our hot tub and share stories around the campfire. Affordable rates and a peaceful, friendly atmosphere awaits you at Trails End Cabins & Motel, in the heart of the Black Hills National Forest.
Freedom Ridge Cabins
Black Forest Inn Bed & Breakfast
Seven rooms in the pines just 12 miles north of Hill City. Suites with private hot tubs or 2 person whirlpools. Guests enjoy scrumptious breakfasts each morning. Outdoor restaurant open to the public May through September.
Located within minutes of Pactola Lake, Sheridan Lake, the Mickelson Trail and the Centennial Trail. Guests can enjoy diverse activities such as boating, fishing hiking and hunting in addition to visiting the areas parks and monuments.
Black Forest Inn, where you are treated as a guest but feel at home.
Hill City Super 8 Motel
Only franchised accommodations in Hill City open year-round. Close to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse & Custer State Park. Home of the Guinness World Record "Largest Teddy Bear Collection" with over 9000 teddy bears; also listed in Ripley's Believe It Or Not. 57 units, indoor pool, spa, elevator, meeting facilities, free continental breakfast, free wildlife display, free Wi-Fi. Laundromat, casino and ATM next door. Located near downtown.
The clear mountain waters are inviting, and the open ranges are waiting to be discovered. Bring your family to Custer State Park, and let yourself run wild.
Custer State Park in the Black Hills encompasses 71,000 acres of spectacular terrain and an abundance of wildlife. Within the park, you'll discover a world of adventure!
The newly constructed Custer State Park Visitor Center is open to the public 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. MDT.
A herd of 1,300 bison roams freely throughout the park, often stopping traffic along the 18-mile Wildlife Loop Road. The herd is one of the largest publically-owned herds in the world.
Custer State Park boasts several scenic drives that explore the diversity of the area. From the granite spires of Needles Highway to the bison along WIldlife Loop Road.
The park includes lodges at Sylvan Lake, Legion Lake, Blue Bell and the State Game Lodge. Each resort has its own flavor, ranging from the stately Game Lodge, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places, to the mini dude ranch at Blue Bell.
- Jeep Rides
- Convenience stores
- Trail Rides
- Chuckwagon Cookouts
- Paddle boat, kayak and row boat rental
- Fishing, swimming, hiking, bicycling, camping
- Educational and naturalist programs....
- ....and much more
Plan your stay with us today!
Whispering Winds Cottages and Campsites
Family owned and operated, our team has all you'll need. Clean comfortable rooms, spacious RV/tent sites and a meticulously kept shower-house. Free WiFi and firewood. Enjoy complimentary s'mores and swap stories around the campfire. Unwind with horseshoes, bean-bag-toss or on the playground. Minutes to Mount Rushmore. Join us, reconnect, unwind and fall in love again. Reserve online.
Alexander's Slate Rock Ranch
Alexander's Slate Rock Ranch is a Black Hills working cattle ranch offering furnished cabins, microwaves and gas grills.
We have large and small cabins that are perfect for summer visitors, hunters, fishermen or snowmobilers.
Located in the beautiful Black Hills, we offer secluded private properties that can accommodate from 2 to 12 people. We do have a 3 night minimum. All properties are non-smoking and not pet friendly.
Restmore Inn is a small cozy Inn with cute newly remodeled wildlife themed cabins and one historic 100+ year stagecoach stop. Very convenient to all major attractions! We are situated among pines trees, adjoining the U.S. forest land and located 2 miles South of Hill City. All units are non-smoking and cabins with complete kitchens, fire pits, gas grill barbecues. Affordable rooms with or without kitchenettes. Pets are allowed in the motel rooms. We have plenty of open space for all types of parking needs. Explore the beauty and wildlife out back in the Black Hills National Forest which borders the property. We have chipmunks, wild turkeys, deer, elk, etc., where you can hike up the hill to see their tracks. Come explore our beautiful scenic area. There is plenty of fun to be had for everyone! Open all year.
Rustic Ridge Guest Cabins
Our cozy log cabins are located on 2.3 acres of natural Black Hills beauty. Each cabin has its own unique mountain setting and is a cozy retreat with all the comforts of home. Our custom cabins are fully furnished, have kitchenettes, covered porch, satellite TV, charcoal grill and picnic area and custom log accents. Each sleeps up to 6 comfortably. Located just minutes from many of the most popular Black Hills Attractions including Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial.
Heart of the Hills Vacation Homes
We offer a variety of homes and cabins in the Heart of the Hills for your lodging needs. Most cabins are within 15 minutes to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, the 1880 Train, and Custer State Park.
See photos on our website: hillcityvacation.com
Rafter J Bar Ranch & Campground
The Rafter J Bar Ranch comprises five camping areas separated by Alpine meadows and shaded by large ponderosa pines. Choose a remote site, or camp close to the resort's activity center. We offer electric, water and sewer sites along with many tent sites. Some sites have satellite TV hookups. Enjoy a crackling fire and quiet hours that begin at 10:00 P.M. There's also full-time camp security. Enjoy our swimming complex which features the addition of a hot tub. We are located adjacent to the George Mickelson Hiking & Biking Trail. Our resort is also surrounded by National Forest with endless opportunities to hike and bike. The Rafter J Bar Ranch is the perfect headquarters for Black Hills sightseeing, minutes away from Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State park and the 1880 Train.
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