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Storybook Island

1301 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702
605 342 6357
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Ranked #1 of 34 attractions in Rapid City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Amusement/ Theme Parks
Traveler Description: Storybook Island  Storybook Island is a fantasy of design, color, animation and music that delights both children and adults. It is complete in every... more »
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Rochester, Minnesota
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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014 NEW

This is a nice park and offers a break for families going through Rapid City on their way to a hills vacation. Free. My kids under 7 liked the little train ride for $2 each. Older kids will think it is lame.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This free family attraction has been around for generations. O remember going on trips to the black hills in my youth. Some things have been updated since then, a few are a little warn. But when you are traveling 8 hours with kids this is a great first stop in town to let them run and play. And will free... More

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Liberty, Missouri
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014 NEW

This park was awesome, and our kids (4 & 7) absolutely loved it. The fact that it was free made it even better. The park was very well kept up. There was a lot of room for the kids to run, climb, and play. The restrooms were incredibly clean!

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5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014 NEW

Free - goodwill offering! Great place for children to run. Love having my boys tell me the nursery rhyme that went with the characters. Didn't look at concession prices so I am not sure how those rate. You cannot being in your own food or beverages (understandably) but they do have some picnic areas along the water outside the park... More

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Rapid City, South Dakota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014 NEW

Great place to take your family! I grew up playing at Storybook Island and now I take my kids there! Always a wonderful time :)

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Winnipeg, Canada
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27 reviews 27 reviews
20 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2014

I wasn't sure about going here at first, but was very glad we chose to. Our children had fun for hours playing on all the structures. Our children place it in the top 3 things they did on our South Dakota trip and we did many things so this says a lot!

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Ashland, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014

Neat little place for the kids to play and burn off some energy while on our trip. No admission fee, but has a "suggested donation" box as you enter. Lots for the kids to do/see, and plenty of places for the adults to sit and relax, too. Would recommend to anyone with young children.

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Wyoming, Rhode Island
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

Nice stop for parents that have young kids that need to run around and get some energy out. Even though I don't have kids this was a fun stop for me as we had been traveling all day and I needed a place to walk and stretch my legs out. This was a nice place just for that too.

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Butte
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

You need to bring you kids here, They will love it, it covers a lot of the story book tales. Best of all it's all free, except a train ride and that's $1.00

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Westminster, Colorado
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

We came across this park today as we had nothing to do and wanted to kill a few hours, this places was awesome!!! I had so much fun that I ended up leaving this place wishing we had one like this in Colorado, I know my nephew would of loved it. I'm 31 years old and a lot of people... More

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