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Address: Custer, SD
Activities: Fishing
Description: This South Dakota lake offers fishermen a variety of fish.

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Nice lake but kind of busy with boats.

Managed to catch a few bass from shore which was a great surprise considering the number of boats on lake. Very pretty lake!

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 3, 2015
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Baker, Montana
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Baker, Montana
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Managed to catch a few bass from shore which was a great surprise considering the number of boats on lake. Very pretty lake!

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Sioux City, Iowa
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4 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

The lake was beautiful. Upon entry we oversee a large bird of prey dive to capture fish. Park services were offering fishing opportunities to kids; a nice surprise. We hiked the stockade lake trail. It was disappointing compared to other hikes in the park, as there was too much tree cutting and the automotive noise from the highway really killed... More 

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San Jose, California
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015

Went back and forth by Stockade Lake on our way to the Minuteman Missile Site. Most beautiful area to visit. Would like to come back and camp there.

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Millington, Tennessee
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61 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

The lake is beautiful no matter what time of the year you are there. I love to see it in the winter with the ice fishing houses perched on the ice. You need to take the road around the lake for some wonderful views.

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Valparaiso, Indiana
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

We just returned from a week of camping at the Custer State Oark Stockade Lake South campground. What a great little site. We had a large site that was near the shower house. The showers were clean, warm, and powerful. The campground host was super friendly and helpful. We loved the location of this campground, as it had easy access... More 

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Sugar Land, Texas
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42 reviews
16 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

An interesting historical attraction sits on the edge of this lake, a replica of the Stockade used by the first settlers (gold enthusiasts) to South Dakota. The stockade was their refuge from Indian attacks. There is also a nice hiking trail up a ridge above the lake that offers good views of the park.

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Dunnellon, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

tranquil and peaceful. great place to hang out and relax. enjoyed the scenery. take the kids, the dog...have a picnic.

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

Again another great lake for boating and fishing activities as well as hiking around! Seen so many beautiful Blue birds in this area!

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Custer, South Dakota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

Nice and quiet place in the off season. Nice lake surrounded by pine trees. Ice fishing in the winter. Good place to take a drive around anytime of the year. Picnic in the summer. Fishing year round.

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Mesa, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Stockade Lake is small and very pretty. It is a lake that is primarily for day use such as picnicing and boating.

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Address: Custer, SD
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

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