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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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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.
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.
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.
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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 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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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.
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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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!
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.
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.
Rushmore Vacation Rentals
Here at Rushmore Vacation Rentals we understand what makes a luxury Black Hills vacation home right for you. We make it our business to find a vacation rental that meets all of your needs and goes above and beyond your expectations. Choose from Black Hills cabins and homes that sleep 1-4, to homes that sleep 12! All of our rentals are in the Black Hills, within 25 miles or less of Mt. Rushmore. By providing the finest in vacation rentals and Black Hills cabins, we can ensure your vacation is a success no matter where you stay.
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.
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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
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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.
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Hillside Country Cabins
Call us right away to secure your stay! We have 18 Cabins/Log homes or Executive Lodge to choose from. Book a vacation cabin that is comfortable, luxurious & very welcoming. Choose one that fits your need, for any event or gathering, whether large or small or just to get away from the daily grind. Family owned and operated, we enjoy seeing new people visiting the hills and making memories for generations to come. Choose your experience, from local events to hiking, biking, 4-wheeling & jeep trails, motorcycling, rock climbing and more. Great scenic views.
Cabins accommodate from 2 to 10 people. The cabins have kitchenettes; larger cabins have full-size kitchens. Full bathrooms, A/C, TV, kitchen utensils, charcoal grill, linens. On-site laundry and playground area. Just 6 miles to Mt. Rushmore, 4 miles to Keystone, and 12 miles to Hill City.
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Mountain View Lodge & Cabins
Enjoy your Black Hills vacation at our lodge and cabins within minutes to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park. Ride on the Mickelson trail or kick back at Sheridan lake 2 miles away. Rise in the morning with a "Get-you-started" breakfast, tour the area, then spend your cool mountain night on our covered deck, cookout on gas grills, take a dip in our pool, snuggle by a campfire, and enjoy scent of pine. All rooms have microwave and fridge; we offer family suites, and units for groups up to 6. Our cabins have full size kitchens and kitchenettes, with views of the pines. Locally, family owned, we strive to provide clean, comfortable, budget friendly lodging.
Janssen's Lode Stone Motel & Cabins
Small "mom & pop" business with 4 cabins and 4 motel rooms. Cabins have furnished kitchenettes. Beautiful view!
Open May – October