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Review of Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake
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Custer State Park Safari Jeep Small-Group Tour
Ranked #6 of 31 things to do in Custer
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Popular lake in Custer State Park.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

Sylvan Lake is a great Lake to visit and has a multitude of things to do. Fishing, Swimming or hiking the trails are some of the things that you can do while visiting Sylvan Lake. Also the trailhead to Harney Peak, the old fire lookout station for the Black Hills is located here.

Thank DSorensen
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

We ate a picnic lunch next to the lake. The shade and view was welcome in the heat of the day! We also spent some time at the park where my 2 year old let off some steam!

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Reviewed July 22, 2013 via mobile

This lake was smaller than I thought it would be, but it is very beautiful and unique. The views are spectacular.

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Reviewed July 22, 2013

My boys really enjoyed Sylvan Lake. We paddle boated, canoed, swam, climbed and hiked Sylvan Lake. I love it when my boys want to be exploring outside. It's a beautiful place to spend an afternoon...or two!

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Reviewed July 21, 2013

Sylvan Lake was the highlight o my trip. The lake is wonderful for swimming, not to cold, there are many hiking trails for all levels and finally I rented kayaks for paddling around the lake

Thank Larry M
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