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20055 East Highway 44, Scenic, SD 57780
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Circle View Guest Ranch
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    5 of 5 stars
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Lincoln, Massachusetts
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Fantastic family vacation in the Badlands. The location is amazing, on top of a butte--you can see for miles in every direction. The owners, Phil and Amy, are both very friendly, know the area well and are glad to make recommendations for things to see. Amy's breakfasts are wonderful--she accommodated numerous food preferences and restrictions for us. Bring food so... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

When I was a boy, 9% of the U.S. population was on the farm/ranch. Now I am told that it is about 1%. A stunning decline. There can't be many opportunities left to experience a wonderful way of American life, and to get a sense of our Western history and tradition. This is one of them. This is a working... More

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Huntington Beach, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

This was our first time staying on a ranch and we had a great time. This place is family-friendly, the owners have 3 kids. The area is beautiful, you get a great view and sunsets of the Badlands. The room we stayed in was super clean, cozy, and comfortable. The breakfasts cooked by the owner's wife, Amy, were delicious, lots... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Great location next to Badlands. Place is up on a hill and you can see for miles. Lovely couple own it with the assistance of young women running the place. Great breakfast. One tip: I would bring food to cook in the guest kitchen because there is no where to eat in Interior, SD.

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Maple Grove, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sitting on a bluff with 360 degree views of the Badlands, Circle View Guest Ranch is a must for family travelers. The hosts are a wonderful family with well trained help. The facilities included a game room with ping pong and Foosball tables. Outside, a swing set, pergola, deck, and patio (complete with a grill for guests to use). Bonfire... More

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Lake Havasu City, Arizona, United States
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've stayed there several times. The views are awesome, the owners were friendly down home folks . The food was out of this world every day. This cowboy, wife, and three exceptional kids were lots of fun. My wife even got to run a tractor during one of our stays and got to go on an actual steer round (moving... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed for 2 days at circle view ranch. The view was beautiful. The ranch is situated on top of a hill which is great for viewing the sunset. Everything was clean, everyone was friendly, and breakfast was delicious. Great place to stay when exploring the badlands.

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Pierce, Nebraska
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We stayed at the ranch for one night on a whirlwind tour of Mount Rushmore and Devil's Tower with our friends who were visiting from South America. I'm sure our one night at the ranch was an experience our friends would never be able to repeat. We arrived late and very tired. We were checked in quickly by a very... More

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Saint Louis, Missouri, United States
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7 hotel reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We spent two nights at the ranch in the Tree House Cabin. The cabin has a refrigerator and microwave. The cabins are about a half mile from the main house. We had a great time. Our girls loved feeding a calf, playing with and feeding the burros, and feeding the chickens. Great place for a family with kids to stay... More

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Green Bay, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We just returned today from Circle View Guest Ranch. We had such an awesome time! "Circle View" is a very fitting name for their ranch. The home sits on a hill surrounded by beautiful sights to see. They are such a great family, very easy going and a pleasure to talk to. We had a great time feeding the chickens... More

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Address: 20055 East Highway 44, Scenic, SD 57780
Location: United States > South Dakota > Scenic
Also Known As:
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Business Center with Internet Access Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Kitchenette Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Suites
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Come stay with friends high atop our butte on our ranch that borders Badlands National Park. Clean, casual lodging in our 9 room guest house with full kitchen use, Wi-Fi, game room, AC and the biggest view in South Dakota! Rooms have queen or king beds and private bathrooms. Bonfires, ranch tours, homestead cabin and full breakfast served daily. Come stay with the local cowboys and make your vacation more memorable, you'll be glad you did. ... more   less 
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