We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

Horse Thief Campground

Certificate of Excellence
24391 SD Hwy 87 South, Hill City, SD 57745
Hotel amenities
Book on TripAdvisor
Trusted partner. We work with to make your booking as easy as possible.
Secure payments. We use industry-leading practices to keep your information secure.
Enter dates for best prices
powered by PriceFinder
1 room
Check In Check Out
Please enter your travel dates to continue
Check Availability
Book on
or compare prices from up to 200 sites including:
Management photos
Horse Thief Campground
View Map
{"widget":{"name":"ibex_photo_carousel","template":"ibex_photo_carousel__widget","dust":{"nav_controls":"ibex_photo_carousel__nav_controls"},"divClasses":"prw_rup prw_ibex_photo_carousel","moduleList":["handlers","shims"],"js":{"handlers":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'handlers'))","shims":"(ta.prwidgets.getjs(this,'shims'))"}},"containerClass":null}
Add Photo Write a Review

204 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Language
Showing 204: English reviews
TCI
Level Contributor
32 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Internet was very fustrating, would work for no more than 2 minutes at a time. No cable TV or reception. Spots were small and the pull through a were very tight. The campground was clean and the showers/ bathroom was adequate. The location of the campground was very good.

Helpful?
Thank Dan P
Greeley, Colorado
Level Contributor
43 reviews
13 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

As a family of 6 including two small children and, grandma, and great grandma, we rented cabins A and B for several nights and had the best time. The cabins are located very close to the rest facilities, that were recently updated. Three are three small parks and a heated pool for guests to use. The pool was busy in... More 

Helpful?
Thank Julia S
Brantford, Canada
Level Contributor
61 reviews
28 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We are new to RV'ing and booked 2 nights here on our trip across Canada from Ontario to Northern Alberta and back thru the United States. We traveled here from Yellowstone and our GPS took us on highway 87 and through the Hood Tunnel - it was near dark and we were panicking we were not going to fit but... More 

Helpful?
Thank Kulemom
Fairborn, Ohio
Level Contributor
21 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were traveling with another couple and had a RV along with a trailer for our motorcycles. While the couple we were traveling with had the RV, we needed a furnished cabin since we had flown out to Rapid City where they had picked us up. When booking our reservation I needed a place that could work for both of... More 

Helpful?
Thank midnt911op
Abingdon, Illinois
Level Contributor
72 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a cabin for 3 nights. The cabin was very clean, air conditioned and had a heater if needed. Very simple, our cabin had a full size bed and 2 bunk beds. There is a small fridge, a bench and some shelving for personal items. The bath house was execptionally clean! We were very surprised. Restrooms and showers were... More 

Helpful?
1 Thank David C
Louisville, Kentucky
Level Contributor
52 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The campground was very nice and clean. Working showers and toilets! Lots of wildlife! Desk personal were extremely friendly! We were glad we chose this location as it was affordable and close to all the moments. They even mapped us out a course!!

Helpful?
1 Thank Jessica H
Longmont, Colorado
Level Contributor
29 reviews
12 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We tent camped at the end of June 2016 at Horse Thief and thoroughly enjoyed it. The tent site we had was in their large grassy area which really helped keep the mess down around our site. Also, very large tent sites so you have plenty of room to spread out. It's a beautiful spot and very close to Hill... More 

Helpful?
Thank G8rben
Level Contributor
7 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice place about 10 minutes from Hill City. We stayed in motorhome while our friends stayed in cabin but luckily we could park motorhome at their site with full hookups. Otherwise we would have been quite a distance from then. Not sure why via a phone call they put us so far away to begin with but it worked out.... More 

Helpful?
Thank Donna M
Level Contributor
8 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This site is less than 5min from Mount Rushmore and less than 10 from Crazy horse. It's next to Horse Thief lake which offers perfect swimming. The hosts were friendly and offered great DRY firewood, much cheaper than the KOA down the road. Also offers ice and other necessities. Only con is the toilets are drop toilets. I knew this... More 

Helpful?
Thank punikin m
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Campground is quiet and clean. Roads are a bit narrow, but all the big rigs here during my stay managed with no problems. Staff very friendly and helpful. If they didn't have what I needed in their store, they offered to run into town and get it for me. Pool is small but nice for a quick swim-pool is also... More 

Helpful?
Thank Chad T
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

111 photos of this hotel

Traveler photos: See what travelers like you saw

Viewed
All Traveler Photos (111)
Viewed
View from Room (13)
Viewed
Hotel & Grounds (12)
Viewed
Room/Suite (21)
Viewed
Bathroom (4)
Viewed
Family/Play Areas (1)
Viewed
Pool/Beach Area (1)
Viewed
Other (59)
Check In Check Out
Hotels you might also like...
Also consider these accommodations in or near Hill City
4.6 mi away
BEST WESTERN Golden Spike Inn & Suites
7.8 mi away
The Lodge at Mount Rushmore
4.5 mi away
Holiday Inn Express Hotel & Suites Hill City
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
6.4 mi away
Mountain View Lodge & Cabins
3.2 mi away
Lodge at Palmer Gulch
Lodge at Palmer Gulch
#11 of 12 in Hill City
3.5 of 5 stars 165 reviews
8.1 mi away
Rushmore Express Inn & Family Suites
Show Prices
Show Prices
Show Prices
Questions? Get answers from hotel staff and past guests. Ask a question

Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Free Internet
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
Things to do
  • Pool
Internet
  • Free Internet
Services
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Parking
  • Self-Serve Laundry
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Horse Thief Campground and Resorts welcomes you to come and enjoy some of the most beautiful scenery that the Black Hills has to offer. Horse Thief Campground is located on 40 Acres, located in the Heart of The Black Hills and Centrally located to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park & Sylvan Lake. Located just 5 miles from Hill City, SD, on Hwy 87 South, you will enjoy peaceful,quiet and starry nights by the campfire with no nearby road noise. We have a variety of sites to accommodate all of you camping needs, from Tent sites, Cabins, and Full hook up sites to accommodate all size R.V.'s from small R.V.'s up to 50 Feet. Horse Thief Family "Come as a Guest, Leave as a Friend" ... more   less 

Additional Information about Horse Thief Campground

Address: 24391 SD Hwy 87 South, Hill City, SD 57745
Location: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Horse Thief Campground 2.5*
Number of rooms: 125
Reservation Options:
TripAdvisor is proud to partner with Expedia, Travelocity, Hotels.com and Hotwire so you can book your Horse Thief Campground reservations with confidence. We help millions of travelers each month to find the perfect hotel for both vacation and business trips, always with the best discounts and special offers.
Also Known As:
Horse Thief Campground Hotel Hill City
Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?
Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.
Claim Your Listing
Enter dates for best prices
Check In Check Out
Price Your Stay