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Burlington, Wisconsin
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12 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Our longest stay in South Dakota was at the Beaver Lake Campground. It was a fun place to stay. We rented a cabin for 2 nights and it was a little cramped for 2 adults and 3 children. The bathrooms got a little dirty during peak usage times but were manageable. The grounds were nice, the pool was great and... More 

Thank Gabe M
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4 reviews
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Loved the location and sites were very nice with lots of trees. Bunnies were fun to watch! Had a nice pool with slide. We had a nice tent site with a nice shelter and picnic table. Sites had fences for better privacy too. Stayed 4 Nites and very reasonable price

Thank Lynnea D
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123 reviews
14 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 32 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 August 2016 via mobile

Originally was going to stay for one night as a pass thru but ended up staying for two. Grounds are very nice. Plenty to do for the little ones be that free access to bikes for riding, pool and the water slide which does cost extra. Not to mention the rabbits/bunnies roaming around. That is definitely something you don't see... More 

Thank rollingwheel
1 review
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 8 August 2016

Stayed here 4 nights. The water slide was broken the entire time we were there. We rented their car from the front desk. What a nightmare!!! It was so dirty, smelled like smoke and there was dog hair everywhere! The car ended up dying on us at night coming down a pass leaving Mt Rushmore which left us with no... More 

1 Thank camper862016
mch2464, Owner at Beaver Lake Campground, responded to this review

We regret you were dissatisfied with our rental car,however it was on the third day, of your rental due to alternator failure. A totally unforseeable breakdown. you did use it for 3 days without issue or concern, were given free use for the third day, that you had full use of the car. Apologies were given that evening and the... More 

Bloomington, Minnesota
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42 reviews
20 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016

We really enjoyed our level, wooded and fairly private RV site for 3 nights. The main pool was 3.5' all around and very nice. The other pool is where the waterslide ends and no one is suppose to stay in it. Our kids (ages 6-14) loved feeding, petting and taking pics of the wild bunnies -- and I mean LOVED!... More 

Thank PamelaStorySaver
Oklahoma City
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24 reviews
9 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed here three nights. Some sites a little tight to get in to. Lots of pine trees. Very shady and scenic at our site. Couldn't hook up our satellite, too many trees and we were right next to a fence. Very hilly everywhere. Bathrooms, showers nice and staff very nice.

Thank travlinmt
Polk City, Florida
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96 reviews
35 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 57 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Nice little older RV park. Gravel sites and interior roads, 35 and 50 Amp electric offered at extra rates, sewer and water, internet and cable offered at each site for extra charge for each added on amenity at each site. Tight driving around the park and getting into various RV sites. Nice pool offering water tubes and a slide at... More 

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Kansas City, Missouri
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68 reviews
16 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

I stayed on a recommendation. First be very aware of their cancellation policy, I arrived late due to a vehicle breakdown two days before we were to arrive and this was the only campground on our trip that didn't work with us moving our dates around because of that. We paid for nights we weren't there, whereas other campgrounds on... More 

1 Thank FlyingSmithy
mch2464, Owner at Beaver Lake Campground, responded to this review

We do understand that you had vehicle travel troubles, It is to the credit of the other places you had plans to visit that they had flexibility to suit your change of plans due to your troubles. Alas, we could not, our camp was full by previous reservation, and those sites guaranteed to the reserved, as we did for you.... More 

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181 reviews
21 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Accidentally stumbled onto this RV park. We were lucky that we could stay the night when we had no reservation. I recommend that you have a reservation. Lots of things to do for everyone. It was fun to see kids riding bikes and playing in the park.

Thank J H
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9 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 August 2016 via mobile

Fantastic campground! Totally reminded me of my childhood family road trips. Campground is very family friendly. Clean grounds, friendly staff, great store and facilities( laundry, showers, wood, bikes to use, wifi). Camp spots are generous for an RV park with plenty of shade and trees throughout. Tent sites spacious as well . The pool and slide were a big hit... More 

Thank silverliningsgirl

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Beaver Lake Campground has great rates, family camping and spacious, level, shaded & open sites to suit any size RV or tent. All sites have picnic tables and fire rings, RV and cabins also has access to 26 free cable tv channels and tent sites have 10' X 12' rain shelters, mostly shaded and some with electric. Don't have a tent or RV? Then choose from our range of 8 Cabins all with a/c, heat and Cable TV or our 3 native style Tipis. We have Free DSL & Wi-Fi, Heated Pools, and playground for the kids but there is a fee for the Waterslide for all guests. We are open March 15 through November 10th and are within 30 minutes of all the natural beauty and attractions in the Black Hills of South Dakota including Mt. Rushmore! Our location is 3.5 miles west of the city of Custer on W. Highway 16. Pets are welcome at our campground as long as they don't disturb our other guests and are not aggressive. We are Good Sam, AAA, Woodalls and Best Parks of America accredited. Meet the Business Owner: Max and Cindy H. WE purchased this campground in June 2001 and have made continual improvements since that time. We live and work at the campground every day throughout the season. You will see Max on a golf cart handling maintenance issues and Cindy in the office or store helping check in customers. ... more   less 

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Address: 12005 West U.S. Hwy 16, Custer, SD 57730
Region: United States > South Dakota > Custer
Number of rooms: 11
Also Known As:
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“Look at website to see what facilities each cabin has and whether pets are allowed.”
 of 5 bubbles ckm53snow, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Lovely Campground for RV, and tents!”
 of 5 bubbles MarcyM1957, 11 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Go to another campground that's quieter and with better customer service”
 of 5 bubbles Gismart, 9 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Larger cabins with the bathroom are the best”
 of 5 bubbles orlandog463, 6 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Recommend site #1 in back of Main Office for semi-privacy (bunny hole is close by) & easy access to facilities.”
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 of 5 bubbles PamelaStorySaver, 7 Aug 2016 | Read review
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