We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Save
Share
Review Highlights
Good lake and hike

Cant believe there are reviews for lakes but alright. Great lake for fishing and a good trail. Will... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Soybeano
via mobile
Stunning views

A very picturesque lake. Stop on the side of the highway or take the main road down to the lake to... read more

Reviewed 20 August 2018
Joe E
via mobile
Read all 90 reviews
39
All photos (39)
Full view
Certificate of Excellence
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good34%
  • Average3%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
Travellers talk about
“beautiful lake”(11 reviews)
“mt rushmore”(8 reviews)
“pretty lake”(4 reviews)
About
Local Weather
Powered by Weather Underground
13°
-1°
Oct
-7°
Nov
-11°
Dec
Contact
Black Hills National Forest Hwy 385 South, Keystone, SD
Website
+1 605-574-4402
Call
Reviews (90)
Filter reviews
87 results
Traveller rating
52
30
3
1
1
Traveller type
Time of year
LanguageEnglish
More languages
52
30
3
1
1
Show reviews that mention
All reviews beautiful lake mt rushmore pretty lake nice picnic spot black hills enjoy the beauty fishing campground trail sites nature rainbow jumping realxing highway pull trees
FilterEnglish
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 87 reviews
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Cant believe there are reviews for lakes but alright. Great lake for fishing and a good trail. Will come back again

Thank Soybeano
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile

A very picturesque lake. Stop on the side of the highway or take the main road down to the lake to walk the path along the waters edge.

Thank Joe E
Reviewed 13 August 2018

This place was awesome. The view was great. Nice little trails to walk around (just from the road parking). Must stop!

Thank Chris68104
Reviewed 1 August 2018

This beauty at this lake caused us to pull off the road ande take a walk. There is a nice boardwalk around the lake. There were some people fisihing at some nice fishing spots built into the boardwalk. It did not seem like this was...More

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 30 July 2018 via mobile

This beautiful mountain lake is picturesque high in the Black Hills National Forest. There is a rock outcroping that is a blast to jump off of.

Thank ki0ki
Reviewed 30 July 2018

Our first stop after leaving Mount Rushmore and was glad we did. I could see Mount Rushmore from a side view. Liked to see the lake and all the trees and flowers.

Thank alisonlp
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Just down the road into the Black hills from Rushmore is this beautiful lake. Had a nice picnic spot and was relatively quiet. Tall pine trees spring up from most of the sides and is very calming and relaxing. Saw a few people fishing and...More

Thank Brian R
Reviewed 6 July 2018 via mobile

There is a lot of room to walk around and explore the lake. Room for fishing as well. A nice picnic area is available also. Just a short distance from Mt Rushmore.

Thank williamo126
Reviewed 20 June 2018

Beautiful spot. We just sat and relaxed but others were fishing. Lots of pine trees, beautiful flowers, calm, clear and ery relazing.

Thank Raymond S
Reviewed 2 June 2018

i stay here for 10 days and night. i did not want to leave because its so beautiful.the water was nice the smell of the pine trees,made it so relazing to sleep at night. i just live slyvan lake,too. so much to do here and...More

1  Thank OMAR M
View more reviews
Nearby
Nearby HotelsSee all 13 nearby hotels
K Bar S Lodge
1,059 reviews
3.64 km away
Quality Inn
46 reviews
4.26 km away
Keystone Boardwalk Inn & Suites
81 reviews
4.32 km away
Super 8 by Wyndham Keystone/Mt. Rushmore
327 reviews
4.33 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 62 nearby restaurants
Powder House Lodge Restaurant
1,204 reviews
3.72 km away
Carvers Cafe
275 reviews
2.84 km away
Holy Terror Coffee
47 reviews
4.27 km away
KOA Palmer Gulch Chuck Wagon Dinner
52 reviews
4.24 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 36 nearby attractions
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
9,927 reviews
.59 km away
Black Hills Above and Beyond Tours
104 reviews
2.73 km away
Rushmore Tramway Adventures
1,001 reviews
4.11 km away
Presidential Trail
1,269 reviews
2.56 km away
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
ktsch
3 September 2018|
AnswerShow all 4 answers
Response from Allan T | Reviewed this property |
Yes but larger dogs will have an easier time. It may be too much for smaller ones.
1
Vote