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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!
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!
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.
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
Holly House Bed and Breakfast
The Holly House is located 2 miles North of Hill City - centrally located to all attractions in the Black Hills. Within minutes of Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Memorial. We've been in business for 9 years and loving it.
We have 4 themed rooms and a nightly Christmas cabin rental out back by the stream - Our rooms are the Bridal Suite - Wildlife/Indian - Victorian - USA - all rooms have jetted tubs - tv's - fridges - WIFI - some have separate entrances and Spring Creek runs along our property so great for fishing - sitting out on the benches by the creek or taking a walk in the mountains or sitting on the large deck enjoying the wildlife. We're also within a 1/2 mile of 3 wineries. Great place for a family reunion or a small wedding.
The Holly House is best known for their Hearty - Delicious Breakfasts. In 2013 Dawna won the chili- cookoff in Hill City and she is known for her homemade chocolates. Homemade goodies in your room upon arrival and a very homey atmosphere. We cater to our guests to make your vacation the best ever...
We were written into a best selling novel - The Walk Series by Richard Paul Evans.
Our goal is that the guests want to come back, stay again with us and tell their friends. Toll-free number 866-95-HOLLY
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.
We welcome you to either of our 4 or 5 bedroom fully furnished and well supplied rental houses. Prepare to be pleasantly surprised as these tastefully decorated vacation homes are not your basic cabin in the woods. These 2 well appointed homes have a lovely stone exterior and various stone features inside.
With all the comforts of home and the unique decor it will be a nice vacation experience for a family get together or a group of friends.
The four bedroom house and the 5 bedroom house can both accommodate 10-12 people.
With close access to hiking and biking trails and ATV riding. The centeral location of both houses is perfect for visiting all the main attractions in the Black Hills.
We also have several lodging rooms that can accommodate smaller groups of 2-4 People per room.
Please visit our website for more information.
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): 4 pm to 9 pm Daily
Winter Hours (Oct 16 - May 14): 4 pm to 9 pm Thursday through Sunday.
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!
Quality Inn-Hill City
Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore
Gold Award Winning, 3-time Platinum Award-Winner, this 55-unit hotel conveniently is located in the Heart of the Black Hills. Quality Inn-Hill City is just minutes from all of your destinations.
Stay at the Platinum Award-Winning Quality Inn® Near Mount Rushmore hotel in Hill City, SD.
Our hotel in Hill City is located on Highway 385 in Hill City, SD. We are near:
- Custer State Park
- Mickelson Bike Trail
- Reptile Gardens
- Jewel Cave
- Rushmore Cave
Enjoy the outdoors with ease at local parks and more where you’ll find nature trails to fishing and wildlife viewing. This Hill City hotel is also located on the Mickelson Bike Trail, which extends 109 miles from Edgemont to Deadwood, passing directly behind our hotel. We have a room dedicated for our guests to store their bicycles in while they are visiting Hill City and other area attractions, just ask the friendly front desk attendants for assistance.
If traveling for work, take care of business at the business center with access to a computer with Internet and copy, fax and print services. After a long day of work or play, be sure to take advantage of such amenities as a newsstand in additon to:
- Free hot breakfast
- Free WiFi
- Indoor heated pool & Hot Tub
- Free coffee
- Guest laundry facilities
- Forest Views
Get more value for your hard-earned money in our guest rooms. Room feature TVs, hair dryers and coffee makers in addition to standard room amenities.
You can always depend on Quality Inn Near Mount Rushmore to give you great value. At Hill City hotels like ours, you get an affordable hotel with all the amenities you expect, whether on business travel, a weekend getaway or family vacation. Stay with us and explore the best things to do in the Black Hills from a central location, with easy acess to major points of interest in all directions. Book now!
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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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.
Freedom Ridge Cabins
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!
Yak Ridge Cabins and Farmstead
Welcome to Yak Ridge Cabins, your ideal family vacation, weekend getaway, or retreat destination! Our fully-furnished and well-appointed cabins are nestled in the heart of the Black Hills. Centrally located to all the major attractions, and just five miles from Mount Rushmore, Yak Ridge offers the best of both worlds – easy access as well as peace and tranquility! Enjoy mountain and meadow views, campfires, and wildlife on 10 beautiful acres. An elevation of 5,000 feet provides for cool evenings and star-studded skies.
Studio and two-bedroom cabins sleep 2 to 6 and offer full kitchens, full baths, covered porches, and much more. Custom built in 2015 and 2018, our cabin offers rustic charm and modern amenities for your home away from home. Kitchen are equipped with refrigerator, microwave, electric range, toaster, coffee makers, dishware, glassware, cookware, cutlery, utensils, and more. Each cabin has its own gas grill and campfire ring. Bed, bath, and kitchen linens are provided. Need to stay connected? Two cell towers on adjacent properties provide excellent cell service and internet for your smart phone and hot spot.
Guests can schedule a tour of our farmstead which is located on acreage adjacent to the cabins. The farmstead is home to our chickens, honey bees, and small herd of Himalayan yaks!
Sorry, no smoking or pets permitted on the property.
Yak Ridge cabins are open year-round and are 5⭐️rated.
We look forward to having you stay at Yak Ridge!
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, only a half mile from Main Street, 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-surround showers, 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.
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.
HAPPY TRAILS CABINS
Looking for Lodging in the Black Hills of South Dakota...
Head for the Black Hills and stay at Happy Trails Cabins in Silver City, where the pavement ends and the trails begin. Centrally located in the Black Hills, Silver City is completely surrounded by National Forest offering plenty of opportunity to enjoy the woods. Rapid Creek and Pactola Reservoir are a cast away, for those who love to fish and can't wait to get a line wet. Mountain bikers bring your bikes and hikers bring your walking shoes and we'll share with you the breath taking trails, available outside your doorstep. For you first-timers, our rustic cabins are convenient to most attractions. We are only a mountain or two away from Mount Rushmore, Historic Deadwood, Crazy Horse Memorial and only 23 miles west of Rapid City, if you have the urge to go to a big city!
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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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The Lodge at Hill City
Your vacation begins with us! Relax by the fire, spend a day at the lake, go for a hike, or visit one of the many Black Hills historic attractions. Whatever you look for in a vacation you will find it here.
The Lodge sleeps 8 comfortably. Master BR with king bed; 2nd BR features bunk beds; 3rd BR with King Bed. Beautiful views. Spacious rooms to relax in; hot tub and deck. Remodeled kitchen, also laundry room & single car garage. Nightly rental.