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“Sylvan Lake” 5 of 5 bubbles
Review of Sylvan Lake

Ranked #3 of 37 things to do in Custer
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: Popular lake in Custer State Park.
Colorado Springs, Colorado
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42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Sylvan Lake”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2013

This lake was gorgeous! We only stopped by on our way to the Needles highway, but wish we had more time to spend relaxing by the lake!

Visited September 2013
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Atlanta, Georgia
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
“beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

This place was so pretty. We enjoyed climbing up on the rocks that separated the lake and watching the kids play in the lake. It was also fun when we came home and watched National Treasure 2 to know that we had seen that area.

Visited July 2013
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Iowa
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237 reviews
59 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 63 helpful votes
“As cool as it looks in the movie”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013

You can hike from here and kayak on this incredibly beautiful lake. Swimming lake with huge rocks to jump off and a beach to boot. Nice lodge with good food and great restroom facilities. Don't miss it.

Visited September 2013
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Shreveport, Louisiana
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9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
“A beautiful walk”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 4, 2013 via mobile

We simply walked along the path, but it's a great place to paddle boat and explore. It's a nice stop. Spend a few minutes or the day.

Visited August 2013
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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63 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“Beautiful”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 3, 2013

A scenic lake situated in the Black Hills, the chill waters will refresh you on a hot day. The hiking is phenomenal, ranging from easy to hardcore, there is something for everybody.

Visited August 2013
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