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Horse Thief Campground

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24391 SD Hwy 87 South, Hill City, SD 57745
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Deerfield, Wisconsin
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73 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Our family of 5 (2 adults & 3 kids) stayed here June 9th - 12th. We stayed in cabin "C" the first 2 nights. The cabin was decent, however the queen size bed is in desperate repair, the wooden slats creak so loudly when you roll over and they seem to be slanted, you feel like your feet are higher... More 

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Tyrone, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2015

The first time we came here, we were in our twenties and tent camping. The second time we were in our thirties with two small children camping in a tent trailer. Both very pleasant experiences. Will stay there again next time we make the trip.

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Thunder Bay, Canada
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

We stayed in Horse Thief Campground for 5 days in September and it couldn't have been better. The location is very convenient to all the attractions in the area - Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, the Black Hills, Badlands and Needles Highway. (It's right on the Needles Hwy!) The staff were so helpful and pleasant, even though it was right at... More 

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Thank Susan M
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2015 via mobile

We camped here for 8 nights and found it to be a very nice campground. When I made the reservation I requested to be in as remote an area as possible with our pull behind camper. We were placed at the second site from the end of a row in which no one else camped at the whole time so... More 

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2015

During our first visit to the Mt Rushmore area this summer, we tent camped at Horse Thief Campground for 6 nights. The spacious campsite was perfectly located in a semi-secluded area just the right walking distance from the camp store, showers, and portalets. The camp staff made our visit especially enjoyable because they were kind, caring and helpful. They looked... More 

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Thank Tony W
Wright, Wyoming
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We love going to HorseThief Campground! They are always the nicest people and most helpful staff!! Upgraded bathhouse, renovated sites, playground, pool, and rock mining for the kids!! We recommend this campground to everyone near and far!!

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Eagan, Minnesota
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

Horse Thief was a last minute find for our family. We rented a very small cabin (T), barely big enough for 3 once we loaded in all our clothes and camping gear. Cabin had a fan and small frig (huge bonus for camping!). Staff was very friendly and helpful . Location was very convenient to Mt Rushmore, Hill City, Sylvan... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

We stayed for 2 nights on our way to Glacier. It was a nice campground. The pool was fun for the kids and the grounds, bathroom and showers were clean and well maintained. There is a store that has the basics, ice, firewood, etc. It is close to Mt. Rushmore and lots of other attractions. We enjoyed our time there... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2015

Location is great for accessing the Sylvan lake area of Custer State Park. Stayed in a cottage. Maybe it was the humidity from a recent rain, but the firewood I bought from them was near impossible to light. Just smoldered til it was charred. That was my first impression as it was my first task. We rented a small cabin.... More 

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Columbia, Missouri
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

This was my second stay at Horse Thief Campground. I had to return after visiting with my family about 10 years before, but this go-around I opted for a cabin instead of a tent. Everything about this property is incredible and definitely worth taking the time to write out a few words to get someone else out to experience this... More 

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