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Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground

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  • Very good18%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“comfort cabin”(16 reviews)
“main camp”(11 reviews)
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Reviewed January 13, 2018

This is our family's go-to campground in the Black Hills! When I was a teenager, my parents would bring a trailer and we'd stay in a campsite during high season. Now that I'm older and our families have gotten bigger, we've stayed in a Ranch...More

1  Thank Sightseer_Sam
Reviewed January 4, 2018

My family and I went to the Black Hills and stayed in a cabin at Rafter J. The cabin was nice and the scenery was beautiful! We had a little fire in our pit and watched the cars come back from the night lighting at...More

Thank darcym167
Reviewed November 5, 2017 via mobile

Great campground. Clean. Quiet. Nice hot tub. Probably not the place for loud parties. Loved it. Location is dead centre of 1000 things to see around Hill City. This is a very large campground and we were told they do kick out trouble makers. We...More

1  Thank Trent E
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

Just a beautiful RV resort. Sites are spread apart and most are shaded. Very clean grounds and convenient to 2 towns. Best dog walking we have had in awhile. Would have loved to stay in a cabin, but we have an RV. Bathrooms pristine. We...More

Thank EarthyNP
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Nice find and very conveniently located to many of the incredible sites that this part of South Dakota has to offer. Check in was fine but I didn't find the staff to be very friendly at all but then I'm from the South. We were...More

1  Thank _pclepper
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Steve W
October 3, 2016|
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Response from sekmd2472016 | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I think is is 10 PM, but that was during the September. That may change as we get into fall. Best bet it to check their website; and if that doesn't answer the question, give them a call. It was the nicest RV park we... More
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Grillgal-21
September 2, 2016|
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Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
Yes call and explain what you are looking for. We loved the island camp.
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August 5, 2015|
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Response from SandyToes2B | Reviewed this property |
Ranch Camp and The Island are the best. The are the furthest from the pool if that is okay. You won't get as much of the Highway noise. We stayed at Line camp and the Highway noise was bad. That was the only bad thing about... More
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"Go for the Ranch Cabin! So worth it!"
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"camping in any of the areas is fine, but the Ranch Camp is the quietest area"
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"The Ranch Camp is awesome."
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"Get camp site in the Ranch area."
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