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Trailside Park Resort


24024 Hwy 16/385
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.9079

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Trailside Park Resort

Black Hills Trailside Park Resort is a "First Class Destination," located within city limits of beautiful Hill City. Our resort has full hook-up, 50amp RV sites, tent sites on Spring Creek, CLEAN showers, and 9 NEW vacation cabins, which sleep 4-5 people.  The Mickelson Trail Luxury Suite is an apartment which sleeps 8, with full kitchen and separate bedroom. LINENS are provided. Within walking distance of downtown via the Mickelson Trail, this is an ideal place to stay. Mickelson Trail Adventures Bicycle rental and shuttle is located on the property.  

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Mt Meadow Store & Campground


11321 Gillette Prairie Road
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2636

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Mt Meadow Store & Campground

Campground & Cabins right on the BHNF OHV and snowmobile trails systems. Convenience store with fuel and full service restaurant. ATV and Side-by-Side rentals Spring and Summer; snowmobile rentals in the winter.

Located right across the road from Deerfield Lake.

Come and see us as you explore the beautiful Black Hills!



Gold Pan Inn


174 Sluice Run Court
Hill City, SD,
605.574.0076

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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.

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High Country Guest Ranch


12138 Ray Smith Drive
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.9003

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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.



Double Diamond Ranch


23818 Hwy 385
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.4560

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Double Diamond Ranch

The Double Diamond Ranch is a beautiful horse ranch close to Mt. Rushmore and Custer State Park. We have spectacular views, two creeks on our property, lots of wildlife and the local herd of bighorn sheep.  Our cabins and vacation homes can sleep from 2-14 guests  Our suites can sleep up to 6.  We have hot tubs, fireplaces, air conditioning, satellite tv, wifi, cell phone service, gas grills and washer/dryers.  Some of our accommodations have firepits and some are pet friendly.

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Mt. Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch


12620 Hwy 244PO Box 295
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.3410
1.800.562.8503

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Mt. Rushmore Resort at Palmer Gulch

Our family resort caters to vacations built on family fun with outdoor activities and exciting amenities for travelers of all ages. Our Black Hills lodging options feature a 62-bedroom lodge, 6 resort cabins with first-class amenities, 30 mountain cabins ranging from rustic to deluxe, and a Mt. Rushmore KOA campground with of western South Dakota campsites. Our KOA features many options for campers from shaded tent sites to deluxe RV sites.

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Whispering Winds Cottages and Campsites


12720 S Highway 16
Rapid City, SD, 57702 USA
605.391.3534

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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.  

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Lantern Inn


580 East Main Street
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2582

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Lantern Inn

The Lantern Inn has eighteen clean, cozy, comfortable, affordable non-smoking rooms to offer our guestswith the choice of single rooms, double rooms, and a family suite available.   We have flat-screen tvs, A/C, in-room phones, free Wi-Fi, continental breakfast, outdoor pool, hot tub and grilling area.  Make the Lantern Inn your vacation home away from home.



Horse Creek Inn, Resort & Marina


23570 Hwy 385
Rapid City, SD, 57702
605.574.2120

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Horse Creek Inn, Resort & Marina

• Boat & Jet Ski rentals

• RV Resort

• Park Model RV Sales

• Cabin Rentals

We are transitioning to a park model RV Vacation Home Community.

And while you are with us....enjoy a great meal at our restaurant! 

SERVING THE BEST PRIME RIB & STEAKS IN THE BLACK HILLS !

Horse Creek Inn serves only the finest USDA Choice beef. We hand cut our steaks to guarantee quality. Our regular customers know that there is no better place to enjoy mouth -watering prime rib than at Horse Creek Inn. There is a reason why we’ve earned the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence for 2013 and 2014 - come by and see for yourself!

Summer Hours (May 15 - Oct 15):  4pm to 9pm Daily

Winter Hours (Oct 16 - May 14): 4pm to 9pm Thursday through Sunday.

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Pine Rest Cabins


24063 South Highway 385
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2416

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Pine Rest Cabins

Mountain ambiance with plenty of modern comforts makes Pine Rest Cabins  the perfect location for day trips anywhere in the Black Hills.  Less than 1 mile S. of Hill City.  Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park all less than 20 minutes ,  Mickelson Trail access less than one mile.  OPEN ALL YEAR. And BRAND NEW IN 2017:  PERKY PINES COFFEE CAFE in the Lobby of Pine Rest Cabins to start your day--serving espresso, latte, cappuccino, frappe, chai, tea and coffee and assorted treats.  One and two bedroom furnished  cabins  include kitchenette, bathroom,  cable TV & DVD, Wi-Fi, some with fireplaces.  Hot tub and sauna, playground, hiking, grills and picnic tables. No Smoking. No pets.  Friendly family atmosphere awaits you -  welcome to the cabins in the Black Hills!



Yak Ridge Cabins and Farmstead


24041 Cosmos Road
Rapid City, SD, 57702 USA
605 390-7627

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Yak Ridge Cabins and Farmstead

Yak Ridge cabins, custom built in 2015, are nestled in the heart of the Black Hills and offer rustic charm as well as modern amenities. Our studio and two-bedroom private cabins offer full kitchens, full baths, covered porches, and sleep 2 to 6. Enjoy beautiful mountain and meadow views, campfires, and wildlife on our 10-acre property. Our elevation of 5,000 feet provides for cool evenings and star-studded skies. Our cabins feature the work of local craftsmen and artisans. Vintage decor and quality furnishings provide rustic charm and comfortable surroundings for your stay in the Black Hills.

Centrally located to major attractions and only 5 miles from Mount Rushmore. Our cabins are less than a mile from Highway 16, offering the best of both worlds – easy access as well as peace and tranquility.  The adjacent Black Hills National Forest, offers miles of hiking and biking trails. Yak Ridge is only a short drive from Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Sheridan Lake, Pactola Reservoir, Mickelson Trail, 1880 Train, Bear Country, Reptile Gardens, caves, museums, and many other area attractions.   Guests are invited to schedule guided tours of our farmstead which is home to honey bees, chickens, and yes, even a small herd of Himalayan yaks.

5⭐️rated - Open Year Round

Please call or email for more information. We look forward to having you stay at Yak Ridge!



Rafter J Bar Ranch & Campground


12325 Rafter J Rd.
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2527
888.723.8375

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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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Janssen's Lodestone Motel & Cabins


23884 Hwy 385
Hill City, SD, 57745
605-574-2347

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Janssen's Lodestone Motel & Cabins

Our log cabins and modern motel rooms are clean ,comfortable and well stocked with the things needed for a nice stay. Our back yard with the trout stream and gazebo give a quiet place to sit back and unwind after a day of site seeing.

We are located  close to Mt Rushmoore, Crazy Horse, Custer Park,  Bear Country, Reptile Gardens, many caves, trail rides, 1880 train, hiking, Mickelson biking trails and close to off road trails , Nice lakes and streams for fishing and all of the best attractions in the hills



Holiday Inn Express - Hill City/Mt. Rushmore


12444 Old Hill City Road
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605-574-4040
888-465-4329

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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!



Derby Elk Resort


12446 Log Cabin Road
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.877.5544
Mobile 605.877.4171

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Derby Elk Resort

Amazing describes this resort perfectly! These log cabins provide a warm, relaxing 'Welcome Home' after a long day of seeing the sites and wildlife in the area.


The Washington Cabin provides room for 6 - queen downstairs with a full and 2 single beds in loft.


The Roosevelt Cabin provides room for 8 - queen downstairs with 2 full beds in loft, semi-private queen and partial bath in loft.

Fully furnished kitchens, gas fireplace, gas grill, hot tub, TV/DVD. Extra large playground (room to run!).  Come and enjoy your stay with us!



Comfort Inn – Hill City


12454 Old Hill City RoadPO Box 555
Hill City, SD, 57745
(605) 574-3535

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Comfort Inn – Hill City

WHY COMFORT INN?

Because you can immerse yourself in the beauty of this “Heart of the Black Hills” South Dakota town during your work-related or leisure stay at this smoke-free Comfort Inn & Suites® near Mt. Rushmore hotel close to Mt. Rushmore.

Also--Friendly staff, comfortable rooms and amenities you can count on, too. After all, behind every great day is a great night. Whether you’re staying for leisure or business travel, alone or with the family, Comfort Inn hotels will give you everything you need to make your trip a success.

Can’t decide if you want a soft or firm pillow? Don’t worry—your bed has both. Also, our premium bedding will leave you rested and refreshed in the morning, just in time to enjoy our signature free hot breakfast. Now, if you can’t decide which waffle to try first, we suggest flipping a coin—because both the original and flavored are delicious.

So come see our all-new look and feel, renovated and refreshed with locations across the country.



Bavarian Inn, Black Hills


855 N. Fifth Street
Custer, SD, 57730
605.673.2802

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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.

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Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites


601 E. Main Street
Hill City, South Dakota, 57745 USA
605-574-2577

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Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites

The Best Western Golden Spike Inn & Suites is located in the "Heart" of the Black Hills National Forest. It is your central vacation location and is just minutes from Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial. Only a short distance from our fine establishment you can enjoy local tours, fishing, trail rides, Custer State Park, the Needles Highway, and numerous other attractions. We are family owned and operated.

The Golden Spike Restaurant is a newly remodeled family dining atmosphere that features homestyle cooked meals and desserts with a wide variety of fresh baked pies, muffins and scones. The restaurant also features Seattle’s Best Coffee to get you up and going for your touring adventures....as well as High Speed Internet Access, too.  




Spring Creek Inn


23900 Hwy 385
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2591
1.800.456.2755

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Spring Creek Inn

Spring Creek Inn is ideal for hunting, family reunions or just a peaceful getaway!  We are located on 3-1/2 acres surrounded by the beautiful black hills just 1 mile from Hill City, South Dakota. There is a large back yard with basketball, volleyball, playground equipment and a beautiful stream. There is also a picnic shelter with gas grills and an outdoor fireplace.  

We have cozy rooms, some with kitchenettes.  Enjoy a jacuzzi suite or sleep 6-8 in cottage or chalets.  

We are centrally located from all major attractions, just minutes from Mt Rushmore, Custer State Park, 1880 Train, Crazy Horse, Reptile Gardens and Bear Country. There are several lakes close by, hiking trails and ATV trails start right across the street. So whether you are here to see the attractions, hunting or fishing, an ATV or snowmobile enthusiast, we have what you’re looking for.  Open April 1 - Nov. 30.  



Newton Fork Ranch


12407 Deerfield Road
Hill City, SD, 57745 USA
605.574.2220

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Newton Fork Ranch

We offer six intimate real log cabins for nightly or weekly rental year-round. Our cabins circle a peaceful 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 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 claw-foot bathtub and 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 Harney Peak, is a two bedroom and can sleep up to eight. The cabins are placed a short distance apart to afford peace and tranquility. In addition to our six log cabins, we also offer accommodations in a unique and historical ranch house built in 1914.

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.

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