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The Gordon Stockade

Custer State Park, Custer, SD
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Quick trip to the past

The tourist stop has gotten a bit rundown over the years. It does give a good visual as to the size... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2017
Garretson, South Dakota
Don't miss this little gem!

The rain finally stopped and we were able to stop and see the stockade. It's a must see for history... read more

Reviewed 14 August 2017
Oshkosh, Wisconsin
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Custer State Park, Custer, SD
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

The tourist stop has gotten a bit rundown over the years. It does give a good visual as to the size of a fort.

Thank FWJeeper
Reviewed 14 August 2017

The rain finally stopped and we were able to stop and see the stockade. It's a must see for history buffs. Most of the buildings are still in tact and you can walk around the inside of the Fort.

Thank Baseballgirl1975
Reviewed 13 August 2017

There is a little information about the stockade on the path leading in. The stockade itself is just a quick, maybe 5 minute, attraction. If you're going by and have the time, make the stop. But don't be too broken up if you miss it.

Thank Batmancop
Reviewed 18 July 2017

Very interesting and informative. Nice quick stop for the whole family. Well maintained and FREE! Check it out.

Thank 944judif
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

We camped at Stockade Lake North Campground, and this was really close by, just at the Park entrance. It was really interesting to read about and see close up. It doesn't take long to stop by and take a quick look. We saw a beautiful...More

Thank redheadedmama
Reviewed 7 July 2017 via mobile

Good quick stop to learn about the settlement of Custer and effects on the native Americans. Lake is pretty. Actual buildings from the original settlement.

Thank Bret H
Reviewed 7 June 2017

There wasn't as much history there as I thought there'd be. No visitor center or interpreters, just the stockade to look at.15-20 minutes max.

Thank daxkiten
Reviewed 5 June 2017

Muddy old cabins and not really a lot going on. One side is original cabins and the other side is replications.

Thank morganc324
Reviewed 17 January 2017

Probably not worth a special drive, but good for a 10-20 minute stop on the west side of Custer State Park on hwy 16A. This is the third replica built of this historical landmark, but with some nice historical markers giving the history, and a...More

Thank WIatHeart
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

This was a interesting place to see. I'm glad I did. It's just between custer park atand custer town. It' will only take 15 minutes of your time so you should do it

Thank David S
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