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Storybook Island

1301 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702
605 342 6357
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Ranked #1 of 35 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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Garretson, South Dakota
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014 NEW

My family loves to go to Storybook Island when we visit Rapid City. Have the kids take a trip on the train then let them explore before heading to the park to play. I have 2 young children and this is a great place for them to let their imaginations soar. The best part is that there is not cost,... More

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Leawood, Kansas
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2014

In this enchanting children's park, there are activities as well as traditional swings/slides. Every structure has a storybook theme. There are lovely gardens and walkways between the activity areas. My children of long ago never wanted to leave. Now my grandchildren don't either.

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Minneapolis
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369 reviews 369 reviews
122 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

This expansive free property is great entertainment for younger kids. If you have teenagers they will probably like something different, but the price and quality can’t be beat. Not overly commercialized which is nice as well. Quality family entertainment.

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10 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014 via mobile

We stopped in with our 6&8 year olds. It was awesome, especially when you factors in that it was free. We just made a one hour visit on our way outta town. Shoulda taken 2 hours. Well worth the stop.

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Littleton, CO
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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2014

My girls (age 2) LOVED this place. Larger than you think. The best part is....it's FREE. All the characters you yourself grew to love as a kid as well as some of the newer characters your children can relate to. They have a small train for the kiddos to ride for $2. Snacks and food to buy for small price... More

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Lead, South Dakota, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

There were so many things to see. We spent a lot of time just going from one thing to the next. Fun for elementary age kids. Definitely worth going to see especially for those with small children.

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Rapid City, South Dakota
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Storybook Island is unique in that it depicts fairytale and cartoon characters in a playground setting, and it allows kids to have hands- on experience at the same time. In this day and age of louder and faster and technological advances, it is refreshing to visit a place where kids can just climb, run and have fun at their own... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

This is a nice place to take the kids especially at Christmas time. It is all lit up. The kids have things to climb on and go thru. The also have a great gift shop.

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Detroit, Michigan
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31 reviews 31 reviews
17 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

Great for little kids with lots of cottages with characters statues ,park place is huge.. Free attraction..nice to spend some time for your little ones

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Nebraska
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56 reviews 56 reviews
32 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

The park is great for both adults and kids alike. For the adults, it brings back the fairy tales you read when you were kids. For the kids, they can see the fairy tales outside of a book and play on statues. I'm in my early 40s and I had a blast being a kid again.

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