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Legion Lake Resort

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“fire pit”(18 reviews)
“close quarters”(3 reviews)
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Free Parking
Non-Smoking Rooms
Family Rooms
Pets Allowed
Free Wifi
2 Star Hotel
This newly rebuilt in 2016 Custer State Park accommodation is located adjacent to Legion Lake and offers 25 standard and two premium cabins in a variety of arrangements, dining, access to fishing, and boat rentals. With a breathtaking lake view and serene setting you'll be sure to enjoy...
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12967 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730-8348
34.1 miles to Rapid City Regional Airport
18 restaurants are within a 1 mile radius
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Staff was very friendly in the restaurant/convenience store, and the food was excellent for a park restaurant. Good choices and great, peaceful patio in front of the lake. We stayed in a cabin, it was a little small but peaceful in the woods. Saw bison...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed in Cabin #2 at Legion Lake Lodge for 2 nights. It was a 5 person cabin with LakeView. The location was close to the lake (just a little walk down the hill), but far enough away where we felt privacy. The cabin was...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Custer State Park is a fantastic location, loads of wildlife and as others have said, you can view it at close quarters and not experience the same problems jostling for position as you do at Yellowstone. However, the cabins are small and pretty run down....More

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Response from Jesse S, Front Office Manager at Legion Lake ResortResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us a review! You may not have heard but we do offer various cabin arrangements sleeping anywhere from 4 to 12 people and including kitchenettes. Based on your review I surmise you stayed in one of our...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I would give legion lake cabins a 3.5 if possible. The location- absolutely unbelievably lovely. Custer state park is a bucket list place for sure. The cabin’s main charms are that it is NOT camping. You are in the wilderness, but if you gotta answer...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Can't say enough about my stay at Custer State Park-Legion Lake cabins. They aren't kidding when they show bison at your picnic table in the evening! The wildlife loop is amazing and I was fortunate enough to have come across a herd of females and...More

Thank Betsy M
Response from Jesse S, Guest Relations Manager at Legion Lake ResortResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. We are so glad you were able to witness our furry regulars and enjoyed your cabin. Hope to see you again soon!

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Free Parking
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Free Parking
Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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Refrigerator in room
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Kitchenette, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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August 28, 2017|
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Response from Jenna W | Reviewed this property |
We stayed in cabin #8. They said the wifi would work in the cabin....but it never did.
March 23, 2017|
Response from rcmrunner70 |
We booked a Housekeeping lake view cabin for this summer; they call them 5HLV cabins. Call or check out the Custer State Resorts website.
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"having a bathroom in the cabin is a real treat!"
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"Go somewhere else!"
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"Lakeview cabins are updated and beautiful!!"
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"Cabins 1 through 10 have best partial views of the lake."
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