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Storybook Island

1301 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-3462
+1 605-342-6357
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A Kid Haven

I lived in Rapid City many years ago and took my children there regularly. Then I took my... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
Donna P
Great place to take the grandchildren for a fun day outside.

This somewhat disney and fairytale themed park is great for kids of all ages. Visit on a summer day... read more

Reviewed 1 April 2018
Tim H
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We are a non profit childrens park. 8 1/2 acres of outdoor fun! We have a train, carousel and Bippity Boppity Bounce, the cost is $2 per person for each of these. We have concessions on site as well as a gift shop. We are free admission in the summer, a $1 per person donation is recommended. We DO NOT allow outside food, drink or pets. We open for the summer season on Memorial Weekend and Close on Labor Day.
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  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
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“train ride” (44 reviews)
“story book” (29 reviews)
“merry go round” (16 reviews)
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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1301 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-3462
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+1 605-342-6357
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

I lived in Rapid City many years ago and took my children there regularly. Then I took my grandchildren. Such fun and entertainment for the kids with lots to see and do. I recommend it highly for your family whether you visit or live there.

Thank Donna P
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Jackie H, Front Office Manager at Storybook Island, responded to this reviewResponded 10 April 2018

Thank you Donna for the kind words! Come and visit the place where Magic Happens anytime you are in Rapid City. We are open Memorial weekend through Labor Day.

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Reviewed 1 April 2018

This somewhat disney and fairytale themed park is great for kids of all ages. Visit on a summer day or come and see the Christmas lights.

Thank Tim H
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Jackie H, Front Office Manager at Storybook Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 April 2018

Thank you for the kind words about the park! We hope you will visit us again this year. Opening Day is May 26th

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Reviewed 8 March 2018 via mobile

You can't beat the price. It's a wonderful place to spend a couple hours goofing off with the kids. My kids loved playing around everything and taking pictures with all of the fairy tale statues.

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Reviewed 26 December 2017

We were told that there were Christmas lights during the holiday season. We decided to go during the evening and walked around looking at the displays. We also got to meet Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus for pictures and a visit. The kids had a...More

Thank CJO0501
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

My family and I walked through Storybook Island with all of their Christmas decorations lit. Fresh snow, a little chill in the air, got us all in the spirit of Christmas. The lights that are put up throughout the park are amazing, a little hot...More

Thank Jerry A
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Christmastime here is nothing short of magical. Lights everywhere, Christmas music playing softly, hot chocolate stands and even Santa and his reindeer. Beautiful! A lovely eau to spend a little family time.

Thank Debora W
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Reviewed 21 December 2017 via mobile

Story Book Island is fantastic during the holiday season with their light displays!! Always a must see every year and a great place for the kids during the summer months to play!!

Thank lisav405
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

This place is just magical, a really awesome park for little kids and even big kids can have fun too. I really enjoyed taking my kiddos here.

Thank lunde84
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

This is a really fun place for the kids, and they even get some learning out of it. All the nursery rhymes are familiar to the adults so it's fun for us too. Great picture opportunities for the whole family.

Thank SueKentB
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Reviewed 12 October 2017

We were told to go to Storybook Island by a family member who used to live in Rapid City. We have a 14 year old daughter, and it sounded more suited for small children so we were going to skip it. However, we ended up...More

Thank Go2theZoo
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nicolelovely75
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
Storybook Island is not pet friendly. If you Google Storybook Island it gives you a all the details at their website. Hope this was helpful and have a great vacation.
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Response from dnnroreo | Reviewed this property |
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Response from isstrong | Reviewed this property |
There is a park adjoining it with picnic tables and parking where you can have a cooler.
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