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Address: 1301 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702
Phone Number: 605 342 6357
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for free, really?

How can you not love Storybook Island, it is a wonderful park for your little ones. There are different areas for different ages and it is so fun to walk around in. I cannot... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
Lilmama2
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Ranchester, Wyoming
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Hastings, Nebraska
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22 reviews 22 reviews
13 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

I was really excited to go and visit this attraction in Rapid City and nothing that I had read said that it was closed during the winter months. It is. I was told by a person in town that it is seasonal and usually opens in mid May.

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Ranchester, Wyoming
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19 reviews 19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

How can you not love Storybook Island, it is a wonderful park for your little ones. There are different areas for different ages and it is so fun to walk around in. I cannot believe this is free (keep that in mind and place a donation). They have picnic tables set up throughout the park and concessions (affordable) and ask... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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44 reviews 44 reviews
24 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is a fantastic place to stop if you have small children. A great photo op for the family and live animals along with the storybook characters. Admission is free however please leave a donation. Great gift shop as well.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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189 reviews 189 reviews
34 attraction reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

We stopped in over Christmas time when the lights were up. We had a nice walk through the park and enjoyed the displays. Looking forward to coming back during the summer when our nieces and nephews are in town.

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Upton, Wyoming
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35 reviews 35 reviews
21 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

If you have small kids or are one at heart, this is the place to go. Was there at Christmas and the lights are amazing. It is a great place to take a picnic lunch and relax. It is totally fenced so the kids can run and play, while you relax. There are so many different things to see and... More 

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We love to visit Storybook Island at least once a month during the summer. The kids love running and climbing their way through the park. A great and free attraction.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Good place to walk around with the kids -- fun in the sun. The annual Parade of Lights is a fun way to spend the cold weekends too. If you are in the area, stop by to check out Disney characters like Willie the Whale!

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

My grandson LOVES this place. I have yet to see the real value, except that he gets to run everywhere. We go for the grand finale, where there is special characters etc. Be prepared to get your wallet vacuumed before you leave to pay for all of the "fun". It is towards a good cause but yikes dont take a... More 

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Belgrade
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19 reviews 19 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This is a God's send. Kids absolutely love the activity and grown ups can relax in that watching kids enjoy so much fun. I would support this stop however I could so future generations can enjoy such a place. This was the topper for our grand daughter while her grand parents enjoyed watching her have so much fun! too!

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Terrytown, NE
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39 reviews 39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2015

If you have kids (or even if you don't) and are short on cash (or even if you are not), this is a really cool park to check out. The park consists of classic fairy tale characters, as well as many modern cartoon characters. Very eclectic theme and fun for all ages, and you can't beat the price... it's FREE... More 

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