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Fort Welikit Family Campground

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24992 Sylvan Lake Rd, Custer, SD 57730
Fort Welikit Family Campground
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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Boston, Massachusetts
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The campground is very well-maintained and the owners are lovely. We camped with our dogs so it is pet-friendly. The bathroom and showers are so nice! Close to the Wildlife Loop, Lake Sylvan, and Wild Bill's Antique Mall & Rock Shop. It was very affordable and in a great spot.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We will stay here again! This was a fantastic find in the Black Hills. Large sites, extremely quiet and huge trees provides tons of shade. Close to the wildlife loop and Needles Highway. The staff could not have been friendlier. We felt right at home.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an excellent RV park: spacious sites with large trees and located near major attractions (Mt Rushmore, Custer State Park, Needles Highway). There is a great play area for the kids; its quiet at night; with 2 laundry sites, one has oversized washers. I will stay here again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The campground was very clean, quiet and in the perfect location for seeing all the attractions in the area. The staff was super friendly and helpful. I recommend Ft. Welikit to everyone. Thanks for the best vacation yet.

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Des Moines, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are looking for a campground that offers modern amenities at an affordable price and don't need to be entertained by the place at which you are staying this is the place for you! My family likes to camp (tent) on vacations. We like the outdoors, the quiet, being able to cook our own meals but we want it... More 

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Frisco, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 via mobile

This campground is fantastic! It totally exceeded our expectations. We used the covered tent campsite for 2 days, and it's a good thing we did. A serious rainstorm on the second night drove us into the tent and we were perfectly dry in the morning. Steve and Fred took great care of us. They had ice, firewood (3.50 a bundle;... More 

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Lompoc, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

Wonderful campground for couples and families surrounded by the beautiful pine trees and the Black Hills. Steve the owner was very friendly and very accommodating to our needs especially when we needed to extend our stay due to a spring storm. The sites were very clean and level which made for an easy set-up of our fifth wheel. The bathroom... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015 via mobile

The campground has something for everyone! From tents to cabins and literally everything in between! There are covered tent sites, tipis, all sized rv sites, and even a covered wagon you can stay in! There is a fort play area for kids and fire pits at every site! The grounds are gorgeous and well maintained. The rv sites are the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

OK, so we do initially have our own ignorance to blame, we arrived in the Black Hills area, for the first time mind you, without a plan--at all. Being blindly ignorant of the method of South Dakota's camping rules, this was not a graceful effort on our part. After flirting with darkness and not having a site to -tent- camp... More 

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Kingston, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014

Picking an RV park is always a bit of a crap-shoot. They all look and sound good online. We arrived @ Fort Welikit and my first impression was 'what a dust bowl.' To call the roads gravel would be a very generous description. They are badly rutted dirt and very narrow. A good first step in improving this park would... More 

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ftwelikit, Owner at Fort Welikit Family Campground, responded to this review

Bill, We are sorry to hear you did not enjoy your stay with us and that you had issues backing your rig into a site. We do our very best to match a rig with the site but when reservations are made late in the busy summer season the prime sites, such as pull-troughs and/or wide sites are often taken... More 

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