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20622 131st Avenue, Sturgis, SD 57785
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Buffalo Chip Campground
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    2.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3 of 5 stars
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are planning to experience the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, then plan to make the Sturgis Buffalo Chip your home base. They have everything you need camping, great variety of food, souvenirs, 7 stages with great entertainment including big name headlining acts on the Wolfman Jack Main stage, a complete motor sports complex, bike shows, beautiful girls, clean facilities, helpful... More

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Tuscaloosa, Alabama
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The list of bands and events seems to go on and on. There's so much to see and do at The Buffalo Chip and more events are added every year. This year, some of the bands on the side stages could have played main stages anywhere else in the country. And the bands on the main stage at The Chip... More

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Family Member at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to share your view, and thank you even more for having a good time while you were there. In 2014 we challenged ourselves to add more bands and more events for you than the Chip has ever had, so it's especially nice when people like you take note. Your comments help reassure the crew... More

Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Buffalo Chip is the place to stay during the Sturgis Bike Rally. Yea, it might be a little pricey but where else can you see the list of bands that they line up each year. I did notice that the portapotty situation had gone down hill this year but it was still the campground that we will return to... More

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Seattle, Washington
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17 reviews 17 reviews
16 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

For the few nights we stayed, the price seemed reasonable at $160 for camping and shows. The concert lineups were great and I would definitely return for the shows. That's about where it stops for me returning. The bathroom setup is really poor. The outhouses were unusable. I could smell them just walking by. The showers were cold. Not just... More

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Family Member at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

We're glad you enjoyed the shows, will return for more concerts, and that you "had a great time here." We care about your concert experience and we care about your camping experience as well. Please know that we read every review and that we attempt to address every comment about the campground so we can try to make it better... More

Anchorage, Alaska
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5 reviews 5 reviews
3 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Chip is still one of the best parties at Sturgis, overpriced but what isn't at events like this. First thing the golf carts got to go. This is a biker party not Augusta. They rent them for $75.00 per day. So many in fact you can hardly get your Harley in or out. Alot of activities have been moved... More

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Family Member at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for the review and for saying the Chip is one of the best parties at Sturgis. We do apologize for any negative experience you may have had. We agree that the golf carts can be a nuisance at times and we intend to continue to limit them from entering the amphitheater. The beer prices you mentioned are incorrect.... More

Edmonton, Canada
1 review
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have a went to Sturgis for Bike Week 8 out of the last 10 years and always stay at The Chip. It is not the place it used to be too many children for a true biker best party any where. Young children 18 months old at the concerts young children 10 to 14 years old roaming around the... More

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Family Member at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. This should be an easy one to address. We agree that children should not come to the party. That is why our online policy explicitly reads: CHILDREN Do not bring children. The Sturgis Rally is a party for adults. Thank you Daymon More

Fayetteville, Arkansas
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185 reviews 185 reviews
26 hotel reviews
65 helpful votes 65 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is trip #3 to Sturgis' bike rally. The cost was over $700 to tent camp here for a week. I realize a lot of that is for the concerts, which we enjoyed. That is the extent of what is good about The Buffalo Chip. This is going to be a LONG review... Absolutely everything is an upcharge. There are... More

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Wichita
2 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The first of the long list of problems, you do & will be searched (bikes, vehicles, trailers and RV's) for guns & alcohol, wich will be taken and told you will get back when you leave.....good luck on that story!!! You can keep your items if you flash some cash at the person checking your "personal" stuff!!!! When we made... More

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York, South Carolina
1 review
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

No hot water in free shower, dusty conditions or a mud hole when it rains. You will have to pay for a hot water, clean shower ($7.50). If you need to use a rest room be prepared to walk or drive about a eight of a mile, unless you are willing to rent a port a John for I believe... More

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed at Buffalo Chip for the 2014 Rally and have already purchased my extended pass for 2015. If you want to have a great time, enjoy the events, motorcycles and concerts - this is the place to be. Like many other people mentioned, this is not a 5 star hotel. It is camping. If you want to party, then... More

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Address: 20622 131st Avenue, Sturgis, SD 57785
Location: United States > South Dakota > Sturgis
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