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Prettier than Imagined!

While Sylvan Lake may get more visitors, this is truly a gem. It may not have the rock formations... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Red-Camper29
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Saint Louis, Missouri
Stockade Lake

This too is a beautiful lake and a good place to stop and have a bite of food - there is a new... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Patti D
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Noblesville, Indiana, United States
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This South Dakota lake offers fishermen a variety of fish.
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Reviewed 1 week ago

While Sylvan Lake may get more visitors, this is truly a gem. It may not have the rock formations like Sylvan, but it has it's own beauty. It is very peaceful and enjoyable. There are lots of places to stop, and take photos or just...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This too is a beautiful lake and a good place to stop and have a bite of food - there is a new restaurant at this lake. Very friendly place to stop

Thank Patti D
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Reviewed December 30, 2017

There are great picnic spots with tables all along the lake. We enjoyed our lunch and were joined by a little chipmunk for entertainment. It was a beautiful lake and nice and relaxing.

Thank Tina T
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Reviewed September 24, 2017

Stockade Lake can be enjoyed as a place to relax, picnic, fish, boat, bird watch, or just basically enjoy the sights and sounds of the Black Hills. Very peaceful and tranquil spot. Take time to pause here and soak in some pleasant creation. We enjoyed...More

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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Great for a picnic. Reading a book. Watching the clouds. Taking a nap. Dipping toes in the cool water.

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Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Super pretty and peaceful, this lake offers many great spots to enjoy the water. Several access points and well worth checking out.

Thank Deanne A
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Reviewed July 17, 2017

Hiking, boating, fishing, picnics & cookouts all in this beautiful place! It's breathtaking and well worth a visit!

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Reviewed July 14, 2017

Very pretty Lake. We hiked a "moderate" trail, about an hour. The first part is up hill to the ridge, then moderate. Pretty surroundings. The trail has changed from the orig map, does not go down to the lake anymore. Drove around the lake, very...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2017

It was early morning, sunrise over the lake...deer, turkeys, small animals all around. Serene and quiet. Just Breath taking.

Thank RhoJo73
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

This lake is huge!!! Another beautiful lake. We stopped to go fishing. The fishing was good. Large mouth and small mouth bass. Oh yes and cat fish. We were glad we stopped and checked it out.

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Jared J
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Response from Jessica E | Reviewed this property |
There are NO lake front campsites at Stockade Lake North campground. In fact, you can't see any of the lake from the campground. If you still want to know which campsites would be closest to lake, I'd say campsites 20E... More
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