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Fort Welikit Family Campground

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We stayed in cabin number 3 and it was perfect. Very quiet at night and perfect for our parents that had an RV and were right across from us. Owners were great to deal with and very attentive to any needs. Location in Custer is central to about anything you would like to go see...Rushmore, Custer State Park, Needles Highway,... More 

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Thank Scott M
Crookston, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We've rented here twice this year. My wife found it by their website. Nice pleasant hosts. Family run. They have thirty tent sites. Nice tent site not all crammed together like an after thought. There were deer grazing and a flock of wild turkeys wondering around. They have a wagon and a teepee that can also be rented out. Overall... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

They have a fenced in little "dog park" where your dogs can run off leash which was a huge plus for us. A nice playground, showers and bathrooms, and laundry facility. Full hookups and even cable and wifi. The owners are nice and very helpful. The campground itself is very nice and comfortable. The campground has a lot of shade... More 

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Good Thunder, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This campground was great for our family of five. It is centrally located for getting to all of the sights and attractions in the Black Hills. It is situated under big pine trees and is very well shaded. We were traveling with a 34 foot travel trailer and the management put us in the perfect spot for the trailer as... More 

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Thank ncaven2005
ftwelikit, Owner at Fort Welikit Family Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for the wonderful review and we are so glad you enjoyed your stay with us. We look forward to your return visit when your travels bring you back to the Black Hills. More 

Battlement Mesa, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This campground is wonderful. It is shaded with trees. The sites are spacious and quiet. The bath house has 8 family bathrooms with sink, toilet, and shower. Each one has its own water heater so you don't have to worry about someone else using up all the hot water before you get there! They do provide wifi, but it's very... More 

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ftwelikit, Owner at Fort Welikit Family Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. We and our staff work very hard to try and insure every camper has a great stay with us and are happy to hear yours was good. We continually work to speed up the wifi. As demand continues to grow we have added repeaters and service upgrades to try and address this need. It... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Thank goodness for last minute Labor Day availability! I generally enjoy a campsite that is a little more secluded, but this was a great find. They have both covered and open camping spots. I opted for covered in case of inclement weather. This also provided electricity. The sites are quite close together and close to a road. Each site does... More 

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ftwelikit, Owner at Fort Welikit Family Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We understand the desire of tent campers to be secluded and have our tent loops removed from the RV area to help provide some. The electric sites are closer together than the rustic sites unfortunately due to their location on a upper ridge and we are looking to expand electricity into some of the other... More 

Tampa, FL
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We stayed here for two nights - Aug 28/29, 2016. We stayed in the tipi. The good: the bathrooms were clean, nice to have the sink, toilet and shower to yourself. The campground is beautiful. The host was lovely and the owner stopped by to see if we needed anything. It is 2 minuts to Custer which is a lovely... More 

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Thank TerryTampa
ftwelikit, Owner at Fort Welikit Family Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for your review. We do clean the tipi's multiple times a year but they are made of canvass and will have a tent smell to them. While we have them raised up on decks to give some airflow under the tipi as well as insure they stay warm and dry inside, as any deck there are small spaces... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great base camp for all the Black Hills sightseeing. 1 mile out of Custer, yet feels super country. Tons of stars at night! Deer and turkeys right in the campground. Fenced in dog park which isn't something I've seen at other campgrounds. Super simple and quiet campground. Well maintained. Veteran owned and operated. Will definitely visit again.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2016 via mobile

We stayed here late June and found it a very nice place. It was recommended to us by family. Easy in and out spots for campers and close to the attractions. All the spots have shade and very quiet. Would definitely stay here again

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Thank Kim S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2016

Wonderful family campground with friendly, helpful hosts. The owner even helped my husband park our 33' travel trailer. The campground is wooded, so nice and shady in the summer. There is a really cute fort with playground equipment for the kids. The campsites do not have fire pits,but you can borrow a nice little Weber from the office. We enjoyed... More 

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Additional Information about Fort Welikit Family Campground

Address: 24992 Sylvan Lake Rd, Custer, SD 57730-7265
Location: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Price Range: $20 - $41 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 100
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