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Brockway, Pennsylvania
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8 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

If you want to stay and see all of the best concerts this is the place. We camped using our pickup bed and a trailer. Next time I will rent an RV. You are pretty much on top of each other in spots but hey it is a party! One complaint...people go to Sturgis to forget who they are for... More 

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Thank Jenn B
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

We are so glad you chose to stay and enjoy the party at the Buffalo Chip! Thanks for coming. We agree, camping in an RV is the best, but some like the authentic rally experience, a bedroll under the stars, and we are happy to provide the services to help them have the best vacation ever as well. We also... More 

Colchester, Connecticut
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18 reviews
6 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did not camp here but stopped in at the bar to avoid an impending storm. Bartenders we friendly enough and the drinks were well made but kind of small. They were having a Sailor Jerry promotion so my rum and cokes were 2 for 1, which was made up for the small cup. My husbands Jack amd coke was... More 

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Thank Erika F
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for stopping in to check out the Chip. It sounds like you experienced the free-access CrossRoads and hope you were able to catch a free stunt show or one of the many live bands performing out there. We are very sorry that you weren't able to stay longer and make it into the campground for a concert and all... More 

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2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buffalo Chip is my home away from home. I had so much fun at the rally. It was no problems getting in and out of the campgrounds. I camp in an area in the outer rim so it is a lot more quite. I enjoyed the concerts. Buffalo Chip is the best spot to pitch your tent in Sturgis.

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Thank Janet K
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great review! We are so glad you chose to stay at the Buffalo Chip and help to make this the Best Party Anywhere! You have obviously figured out that there are camping spots where the party never ends and others where you can get a good nights sleep. With 600 acres of camping there are many... More 

Nacogdoches, Texas
2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2016

Without a doubt the Chip is the Premium place to stay! Nowhere else in Sturgis will you have the cleanliness, friendship,security and great accommodations than at the Chip! Not to mention the best bands available. This was my 16th year at the chip and I will be going back next year. Definitely the best blast for your bucks. Food and... More 

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Thank JC T
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for being such loyal friends of the Chip! It's people like you that make this such a great place. We simply couldn't have a party without you. Great advice about the riding. The Black Hills are beautiful and offer many amazing rides, but the winding roads and pigtail bridges are safer and more fun when they aren't crowded.... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

I saw quite a few negative posts about the Chip so I figured I would put up something positive since I just got back from Sturgis and I had a great time. This was my first time staying at the Chip for Sturgis and it was pretty much everything that I expected. I think people should understand that Sturgis is... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

What a great review, Steven! Thank you for coming to stay with us at the Buffalo Chip. We are very glad that you did your homework and picked your camping spot based on your research. Some like to camp in the middle of the party and others in a quieter location. We offer both and hope that more campers will... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

After reading many complaints I was hesitant at first but I said screw it and went and I had a blast! Sure there was a bit of mud and a bit of crud on the port a potty's but I found cleans ones to use. It is not a resort it's a campground! I found the prices to be on... More 

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Thank Michael H
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a chance on us, Michael! We are so glad you did. The Buffalo Chip truly is the place for an authentic rally experience. We do our best to keep everything neat and clean and work hard to make sure everyone has a great time at the Best Party Anywhere! We're also glad you found the prices to... More 

Fargo, North Dakota
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2016

At our first Sturgis Rally this year, my wife and I swung by the Chip on our way in to town. While we didn't stay here, we stopped at the Crossroads and listened to the band, had a few drinks, and poked around a few vendor tents. It was a decent time and didn't cost a thing - so I'd... More 

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Thank Jerad P
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by to check us out! We are very glad you had the chance to hang out at the free-access CrossRoads. It is a great place to catch some free live music, bike shows, interesting shopping, stunt shows and more. The beer is cold and the bikini bike wash is hot! Next time you come early for a... More 

Pasco, Washington
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21 reviews
5 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2016

With a full house, everyone is your new best friend! A party in every direction you walk. Food is a little pricey, but the entertainment was worth it. Read up on the way they charge for the shows here. The easiest access to the Chip, if your not spending the night, is to take "Da Bus".......they serve beer on board... More 

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Thank Dadztoy
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to help us celebrate the Best Party Anywhere this year! You are correct, the best way to enjoy the party is to plan to camp here. When you purchase a pass you are buying a pass to tent camp and the concerts and all events and activities are free with that pass. So bring a tent... More 

Brisbane, Australia
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65 reviews
24 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

The best party anywhere byline is true on Rally week. A fun and alive campground with great facilities and helpful staff. A great program of entertainment and activities. Handy to Sturgis and all the festivities. You have to be prepared to put up with some noise at all times of day and night though

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Thank Stephen B
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to enjoy the Best Party Anywhere at the Buffalo Chip this year! We are very glad you had such a great time. Some areas of the campground are quieter than others and you can request a site that will be quieter when you make your reservations. Just ask! But there is no question that the party is... More 

Missouri
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9 reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We were really disappointed with our stay at the Chip. There are not nearly enough restroom and shower facilities for the number of camp sites, so there was always a line; and the closest one was a 15 minute walk from our camp site. A super nice attendant did an excellent job of helping in the ladies restroom. We were... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to the Buffalo Chip this year. We are very sorry that you were disappointed. The free showers are located near the largest camping areas, one in the south and the other in the north. The pay showers ($8 per day) are centrally located and you usually won't need to wait in line for these. These are newer... More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, known as the Largest Festival in Motorcycling™ and the Best Party Anywhere™, is a nine day concert venue and campground located on 560 acres 3 miles East of Sturgis, SD. It's concert series dates coincide with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip's campground concert series hosts the the biggest names in music as well as tons of other activities such as Bikini Contests, fire dancers, zip lines, motorcycle jumpers, mud bog racers, motorcycle and guitar sweepstakes, Live DJ Dance club and go go dancers, midget bowling, karaoke. It's a must see, once in a lifetime, will never forget experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buffalo Chip Campground

Address: 20622 131st Ave, Sturgis, SD 57785-6628
Location: United States > South Dakota > Sturgis
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Buffalo Chip Campground Hotel Sturgis
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