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Chapel in the Hills

3788 Chapel Ln, Rapid City, SD 57702-4942
+1 605-342-8281
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We had never stopped at this beautiful chapel. It is so pretty and there is so much history. It... read more

Reviewed 7 December 2017
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
A Jewel in the Pines

I enjoy stopping by the Chapel in the Hills. It always seems peaceful and quiet. The chapel... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2017
Fred N
Spearfish, South Dakota
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The Chapel is now closed for the season. We hope to see you May 1st when we open for 2017! Replica of the 850-year-old Borgund Church in Norway and has unique architecture and woodcarvings.
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  • Very good25%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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3788 Chapel Ln, Rapid City, SD 57702-4942
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Reviewed 7 December 2017

We had never stopped at this beautiful chapel. It is so pretty and there is so much history. It is a nice quiet place...a must see!

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Reviewed 6 December 2017

I enjoy stopping by the Chapel in the Hills. It always seems peaceful and quiet. The chapel itself makes the visit worth the short drive off the Interstate. If you are planning to get married when the weather is warm, you need to check this...More

Thank Fred N
Reviewed 12 November 2017

Saw some photos of this place and said if we were ever in the area we'd stop. Well, we decided to go to South Dakota and couldn't pass up the chance to see it in person. It was truly awesome! It's off the beaten path...More

Thank HootieToo
Reviewed 3 November 2017

A wonderful place to visit and enjoy the beautiful grounds and church. Please take the tour it is well worth it.

Thank PBenja
Reviewed 31 October 2017

I was told by my client to check this out. My husband come along for the ride but once we arrived he was very impressed with the workmanship on the building. We might have to come back earlier in the year.

Thank insideandoutpetcare
Reviewed 24 October 2017

Well worth a visit although it is open seasonal, so check if it is open before you go. Beautiful architecture, big gift shop full of Norwegian gifts and goodies, pleasant and knowledgeable staff.

Thank Janet S
Reviewed 23 October 2017

A peaceful chapel to visit no matter what religion you are. It's a reproduction of a church in Norway. The woodwork was absolutely amazing and the entire area was quite peaceful to visit.

Thank Patricia B
Reviewed 15 October 2017

My wife and I were visiting the area, and had been told about this church, and are glad we visited. The hand crafted roof tiles are a beautiful design element of this church.

Thank Daniel R
Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We stopped here on out way out of Rapid City towards Deadwood and Spearfish Canyon. You drive through a residential area for about 5 minutes to reach the church, which is tucked away in a wooden enclave with a handful of houses - the setting...More

Thank luv2ride
Reviewed 12 October 2017

First of all this historic attraction is free. Plenty of free parking spaces. Beautiful chapel an exact replica of the chapel found in Norway commissioned by Norwegian government. Serene and quiet place, good for meditation. There's also a gift shop and museum. You can also...More

Thank vacati0nf0rlife
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29 May 2017|
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Response from ChapelintheHills | Property representative |
There are ramped sidewalks leading to and into the chapel, gift shop, and museum. The slopes are rather steep in some places, due to the nature of the terrain. To access the restrooms, there is one step up.
Keri M
14 January 2015|
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Response from jannfri | Reviewed this property |
My contact was Craig Lewis and I used an email address. Unfortunately, I cannot post this here. If you like, email me using jannfri@yahoo and identify yourself as needing the email address for Chapel-in-the-hills. I emailed... More