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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Buffalo chip is THE PLACE to be for the Sturgis rally. All the best concerts are here. We camped in the South 40. Our location was perfect! Close to the amphitheater, vendors, general store and showers. We will be back this year!

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Curlew, Washington
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

ZZ Top, Stevie Nicks, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Aerosmith (watched Steven fall off the stage . . .too often!), Lita Ford, Five Finger Death Punch, John Fogerty . . . and the list can go on forever. The on-stage entertainment is incredible and the off-stage is always eye-opening! The Buffalo Chip Campground epitomizes the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, with enough of...

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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Last year I stayed in Rapid City in a hotel and biked back and forth and never felt like I was part of the rally - This year I am bringing an RV and staying in theBuffalo Chip Penske Park Area. My friends stayed there last year and it was like being in the center of everything but still nice...

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I will be spending at least a week at "The Chip" in 2017. It will be our first visit to Sturgis and we'll be on our new motorcycle. We have never attended the rally so you can imagine how thankful we were for the kind and thoughtful guidance we received when we called The Buffalo Chip to...

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Savannah, Missouri
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Buffalo chip has the best concerts and who wants to see concerts and have to deal with cops. I swear you can ride perfect and not ever drink and have a cop pull you over, it happened. They like pulling you over by making up stuff to try to find drinking riders since they know 80% had a few drinks....

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Quakertown, United States
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You book prior to any band announcement with the faith that there will be excellent entertainment. In the past two years there has been 1-3 good shows however the remaining bands are mediocre at best. Last year feature Willy Nelson- awesome entertainer in his time however his time has come and gone as he could barely speak the words to...

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Family Member at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you so much for leaving a review. We apologize that entertainers like Willie Nelson, Kid Rock, Five Finger Death Punch, Miranda Lambert, Lynyrd Skynrd, 3 Doors Down, Buckcherry, etc are not your cup of tea. Your entertainment suggestions are important to us and we’d like to hear from you the bands you’d like to see. Please check out our...

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Home Away From Home”the Best Party Anywhere this campground is literally an alfalfa field turned into a small city, full of fun-loving people, dust, noise, awesome parties, great music, great staff and great food. We love it and we don't plan to stop staying there during the Sturgis

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was my fourth year at the Chip and my fifth to Sturgis. The first year I stayed in Deadwood, a lovely town but with traffic over an hour to any of the events. Staying at the Chip I do not have to worry about driving home late after a concert. There is so much to do at the Chip,...

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
Reviewed 7 December 2016

In 2012 I posted this review. It still stands. There are few places on this earth for an authentic experience. The Chip is one. Put it on your bucket list and go! From 2012 - "In a world where excitement and adventure has everywhere taken a backseat to safety and comfort, throwing your gear on the back of a motorcycle...

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Ross - It is folks like you that make all of the long hours and hard work worth every minute. Your appreciation for the spirit and soul of the Buffalo Chip, the roots of the biker culture and the freedom the Chip offers to break from everyday drudgery is spot on. Thank you for your beautifully written review. We will...

Newport, New Hampshire
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Stayed at Buffalo Chip in 1998, 2002 and 2016. 1998 and 2002 were rockin. Not so much in 2016 - lack of good old rock and roll bands - too much heavy metal music and not so funny entertainment. Chip had threatened that our travel trailer had to be moved if camping was tight - it was being used as...

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for being such a loyal Chip guest over the years and for offering a review. We are sorry that the bands chosen for 2016 didn't match your taste in music. With Willie Nelson, Kid Rock, Miranda Lambert, 3 Doors Down, RATT, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cheap Trick and many more we thought we had a pretty good lineup. There are...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, known as the Largest Festival in Motorcycling™ and the Best Party Anywhere™, is a nine day concert venue and campground located on 560 acres 3 miles East of Sturgis, SD. It's concert series dates coincide with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip's campground concert series hosts the the biggest names in music as well as tons of other activities such as Bikini Contests, fire dancers, zip lines, motorcycle jumpers, mud bog racers, motorcycle and guitar sweepstakes, Live DJ Dance club and go go dancers, midget bowling, karaoke. It's a must see, once in a lifetime, will never forget experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buffalo Chip Campground

Address: 20622 131st Ave, Sturgis, SD 57785-6628
Region: United States > South Dakota > Sturgis
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Buffalo Chip Campground Hotel Sturgis
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“Bring a tent that can stand the wind; RVs and campers welcome. You're welcomed like a long-lost favorite family member!”
 of 5 bubbles MtnMan61, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get your reservations early!”
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“Get there early, my spot is better than lots of them, no mud there and lots of new asphalt.”
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