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Ellsworth Air Force Base

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Excellent in all respects

Spent a long weekend here and found the exchange, dining facilities, Pine Tree Inn lodging, all to... read more

Reviewed July 14, 2018
Chandler, Arizona
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Planes, planes, & more planes

We stayed on Base at the FamCamp (which is awesome if you have the ability to do so). Hearing... read more

Reviewed June 11, 2018
McHenry, IL
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1000 N Ellsworth Road, Piedmont, SD 57719
+1 605-385-1000
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

The campground is just inside the Patriot Gate. Older part is in "wagon wheel" sections with all back-in sites. Our site has a tree blocking the back part and was not really long enough for our 42' 5th wheel. Had trouble finding a way to...More

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Reviewed July 14, 2018 via mobile

Spent a long weekend here and found the exchange, dining facilities, Pine Tree Inn lodging, all to be top notch. Investigated recreational facilities, gas station with shopette, car wash, and fishing lakes are all superb. Will return.

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Reviewed June 11, 2018

We stayed on Base at the FamCamp (which is awesome if you have the ability to do so). Hearing "Taps" & "The National Anthem" at night is perfect. We watched the fighters take off & run touch & go's = priceless. The museum is FREE...More

Thank mkrisk
Reviewed January 23, 2018

I work for a DOD contractor and call on over 50 Air Force Bases in the country. This week happens to be Ellsworth. Very neat to go to the different bases and see the different aircraft they support. Pretty amazing, and been to many amazing...More

Thank BSJ3258
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed this visit to see all the planes outside along with videos & actual size stuff inside. Took donations & had a gift shop area. Read about history of different planes flown along with inside to view control panel on one. Spent 1hour & half...More

Thank nichfam
Reviewed September 20, 2017

Stay in TLF quarters in billeting, which consisted of a one bedroom apartment. Check in and check out was quick and friendly. Room was very clean with outdated furniture. This is typical for a lot of military lodging. We don't mind becuase the price of...More

Thank ofallon
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We went to the air and space museum of South Dakota right outside eafb and arrived a bout an hour and a half early due to having just missed a tour. We signed up to the next tour (NOTE when signing up for the tour...More

Thank cruisings
Reviewed August 16, 2017 via mobile

Absolutely love this base. Exchange and commissary are located across from each other so just park in the middle of the lot so you can walk to each one. Lot of the facilities are close to each other so not a far drive to get...More

Thank josephhS1183YJ
Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

While traveling to military reunion we stayed at the cedar inn on the air base the shopette was next door Free laundry room just down the hall Very quite stay.

Thank EBFirefighter
Reviewed July 27, 2017 via mobile

Great Stop for those Military Buffs and future astronauts alike. Outside has a number of aircraft, much more than 20 years ago. Inside are two sides, both museums around Air Force and space flight. The gift shop is nice and includes a number of unique...More

Thank Chris B
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Gary C
August 30, 2017|
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Response from josephhS1183YJ | Reviewed this property |
As far as eating options I'm not quite sure what is out there. I know they have some fast food inside the exchange like Burger King. The exchange website will list what's available in that exchange store. We grab stuff from... More