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Address: Custer, SD
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A recreational and beach area.

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This is a beautiful Lake. Chilly on a cold day but you will be happy you toured this Lake. The scenery is amazing. Would highly recommend.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 13, 2016
Dottie47
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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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Lenoir City, Tennessee
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246 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 13, 2016 via mobile

This is a beautiful Lake. Chilly on a cold day but you will be happy you toured this Lake. The scenery is amazing. Would highly recommend.

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Denver, Colorado
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27 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 12, 2016

A beautiful lake to fish, kayak, stand up paddle or just walk around. Truly breathtaking and fun for the whole family.

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Simi Valley, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 175 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 14, 2016

We stopped by this lake as we were driving thru the area. There is a store with food there & a nice deck to hang out on to admire this very pretty lake.

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Lakewood, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2016

We stayed in the Legion Lake Campground, spot 12E. The campground was great. Nice and quiet, clean with shower and bathroom facilities. We had electric hook-up as well. The lake is small so you can hike around it, but scenic. It was great for paddle boarding and you can rent boards or kayaks at the Lodge. We really enjoyed our... More 

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Cedar Falls, Iowa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2016

I caught my first South Dakota bass here on a topwater lure. We were just fishing from the little dock and WHAMMO! They offer breakfast, lunch and dinner. They have a local artist showcase as well as souvenirs for all. Definitely check out this place.

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Livermore, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 195 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 24, 2016

In the Black Hills see everything. This is but one example of the natural beauty of the area. Make sure you bring your camera.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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35 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2016

Beautiful quiet lake. restaurant with patio & small beach area. Perfect for paddle boats or kayak. Quiet waters. The scenery is breathtaking.

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Boston, Massachusetts
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 9, 2016

We stayed at Legion Lake Lodge in Custer State Park for 4 days. It was difficult to find, as it is 7 miles inside the park. GPS does not get you there. We had to call the desk to get directions. Once there, it was great! Our cabin was a 5 person sleeping cabin. We had 3 adults, and it... More 

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Ann Arbor, Michigan, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 6, 2016

This is a man-made lake but that doesn't make the scenery any less beautiful. We rented a paddle boat, had some lunch and then hiked around it. It was a great three- or four-hour activity!

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Peoria, Arizona
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 4, 2016

My husband, daughter, and two grandchildren (9 & 12) enjoyed a morning of water activities at the lake. We paddle-boated, kayaked, and paddle-boarded. The lake is the perfect size, and wasn't overloaded with people. We almost had it all to ourselves. It's a gorgeous lake with a high rock wall at one end and a lovely bridge on another side.... More 

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