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Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground

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Ogden, Utah
Reviewed 10 September 2016

This is the finest RV park I have ever stayed at. We have a 43 foot motor-home and they have spacious, grassy sites that you do not feel like you are so close to your neighbors. the Pancake breakfast was great for the grand-kids, and they loved the pool. Only stayed there for two nights, but will definitely go back...

Thank sekmd2472016
Manitoba, Canada
Reviewed 7 September 2016

We spent 3 nights here, in our 5th wheel. First off, its real easy to find. Second, the staff is very nice. It is quiet. The 3 grand kids loved the pool. The playground looked very nice. Book early if your planning on staying here.

Thank westmanguy
Reviewed 7 September 2016

This camping and RV park is located between Custer and Hill City, SD and near all of the beautiful parks and monuments. They staff was so helpful and let us check in very early so we could get out sightseeing. The sites are spacious and the views are excellent. They directed me to a spot to hike right from their...

Thank Kathy M
Pewaukee, Wisconsin
Reviewed 31 August 2016

We stayed here for 3 nights while touring the black hills---good location for the areas of Rushmore--crazy horse--Custer state park.Campfires ok but out by 11 pm.Paid $177 with our good sam discount.We were there during Sturgis rally but they weren't any problems or to much noise.

Thank suedo66
Pine Bluffs, Wyoming
Reviewed 31 August 2016

This campground is one of the best in the area. Lighted roads, very clean, and well maintained. I have only stayed in the luxury cabins. But i'm sure the others are great just no bathroom in the cabin. There is a pool and i saw the guy cleaning it every morning. It is nice and quite here also. Well other...

Thank joey4q2
Texas Hill Country
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Awesome campground! Modern laundry facilities, and a really nice clean pool for the kids to enjoy! Pancake breakfast available ($2.75) if you don't feel like cooking, Schwan's ice cream ( gotta try the blueberry) if you are not counting calories! Large, roomy campsites, ice and firewood available at the office, as is change for the washers and dryers. Dogs on...

Thank PickyPickyEater
Minneapolis, Minnesota
Reviewed 21 August 2016

Our family of 5 stayed in a Comfort Cabin. Loved having our own bathroom (bring your own towels, bedding, toiletries). We had a full bed, bunk beds and a table that folds in a full sized bed. All beds are in the one room cabin. The kitchen includes a small refrigerator, toaster, microwave and a Keurig (my favorite amenity!!). The...

Thank YesToBeaches
Poplar Bluff, Missouri
Reviewed 20 August 2016 via mobile

I searched for quite some time for the perfect spot for us to camp while visiting the Black Hills. This campground was perfect, and I'm confident to say the best, after seeing the rest in the area in person. We tent camp currently; the site was spacious enough for our three bedroom tent. The camper and RV sites were spacious...

Thank baileyjaye
Elk Grove Village, Illinois
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We stayed in a tent site in Ranch Camp. There are almost all rvs, very few tents, but we wanted a campground with a lot of amenities for our kids (7 and 9). Staff was helpful and polite, the ice cream and coffee was good, the kids loved the playground and pool. It was pretty quiet. We were right next...

Thank Julee B
Reviewed 11 August 2016 via mobile

Best place to camp in area. Most spacious sites, level, nice pool, pancake breakfast, extremely close to everything in the area. Only negative are unpaved sites with crushed granite get your rig dirty during heavy rains. We will return!!

Thank Tim S

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Additional Information about Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground

Address: 12325 Rafter J-Bar Road, Hill City, SD 57745
Region: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Number of rooms: 227
Also Known As:
Rafter j Bar Ranch Campground Hotel Keystone
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“Choose a site as far away from the highway as possible as it can be a little noisey at times.”
JstLv2Crz, 14 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Know the type of camping you like to do and select the best camping area at the resort to meet you needs.”
JCJake, 13 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Don't recommend base camp as a first choice. Other camps seemed to be the better choice.”
MNAnnie, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
“THe cabins are amazing, my sister stays there every yr.”
LindaJean16, 4 Mar 2016 | Read review
“If the wifi is working, get a cabin close to the office, though I didn't see any that were much closer to it than where we were.”
400tinaz, 6 Sep 2015 | Read review
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