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Address: 12878 N Lame Johnny Rd, Custer, SD 57730, Custer, SD
Phone Number: (605) 255-4700
Activities: Horseback riding
Description: Riding stable for adults and kids over age 4.

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Awesome ride!

This is a must on your Black Hills trip! The whole family enjoyed the hour ride. The kids loved crossing the creek and seeing the wild life along the way. It was very scenic and... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

This is a must on your Black Hills trip! The whole family enjoyed the hour ride. The kids loved crossing the creek and seeing the wild life along the way. It was very scenic and relaxing. We can't wait to do it again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We had the best time ever. Took a half day ride and loved every minute of it. My only regret was that I hadn't booked for a full day. You can't ask for better scenery and our horses, Cherokee and Whiskey, were a pleasure to ride. Thank you to our guide, Mark, for a great day. We enjoyed your company... More 

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Appleton, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Family really enjoyed the Chuckwagon Dinner experience. Wished we had more time to check out trail ride or that the Resort would have had vacancies. Recommended family activity.

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Weston
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

It's very clear by the way Blue Bell Stables runs its operations that they have been doing this for many years. The ride itself meandered along a beautiful creek cutting through gently rolling hills, covered with wildflowers and pines. The guides were very professional and courteous. They helped accomodate my family. The horses were well cared for and got along... More 

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2015

After touring Custer State Park, we stopped at the Blue Bell Stables to see if any last minute openings. We were able to book a two hour ride for four people for the following day. Ride turned out to be an amazing experience with beautiful scenery and great horses. Our guides Elissa and Noah were extremely friendly and fun and... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We horseback ride every chance we get. This has been the best yet. Two hour Trailride including crossing streams up to riding downhill writing as well as trotting. Highly recommend this place.

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Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

This was the first time for my daughters (9 and 12) to ride horses and it couldn't have been a better experience. The girls were excited, but nervous. The guides were great. They kept en eye on the girls. The trail is beautiful. One of the highlights of our trip to the Hills.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2015

My family and I recently went horse back riding here. It was a great experience. They were great with first time riders. The trail was beautiful and the horses were in great condition. I would highly recommend if you are in the area.

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Chatham, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

One of the things we HAD to do on our vacation to the Black Hills was a trail ride. There are quite a few in the area to choose from. The rates and locations vary. Most, like the Blue Bell, need advanced reservations - at LEAST a couple days in advance. There's a 230lb weight limit, the kids need to... More 

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Aberdeen, South Dakota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

My two sons and husband were first time riders and did a 1 hour your. They said it was fun and felt relaxed and welcome. The staff was nice. They even gave our 4 year old a free pony ride for 5-10 mins since she was too young for the trail ride. Nice staff, tame horses, easy ride.

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Address: 12878 N Lame Johnny Rd, Custer, SD 57730, Custer, SD
Phone Number: (605) 255-4700
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

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