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    Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground

    12325 Rafter J-Bar Road, Hill City, SD 57745
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    • Excellent74%
    • Very good19%
    • Average5%
    • Poor1%
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    “comfort cabin” (16 reviews)
    “main camp” (11 reviews)
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    Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

    Great campground. Clean. Quiet. Nice hot tub. Probably not the place for loud parties. Loved it. Location is dead centre of 1000 things to see around Hill City. This is a very large campground and we were told they do kick out trouble makers. We...More

    Thank Trent E
    Reviewed 23 September 2017 via mobile

    Just a beautiful RV resort. Sites are spread apart and most are shaded. Very clean grounds and convenient to 2 towns. Best dog walking we have had in awhile. Would have loved to stay in a cabin, but we have an RV. Bathrooms pristine. We...More

    Thank EarthyNP
    Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

    Nice find and very conveniently located to many of the incredible sites that this part of South Dakota has to offer. Check in was fine but I didn't find the staff to be very friendly at all but then I'm from the South. We were...More

    Thank _pclepper
    Reviewed 14 September 2017 via mobile

    Rafter J Bar Ranch had great large sites. We stayed in the Line Camp which has spacious sites with full hook ups. The campground had large open spaces, as well as a nice store. The campground is close to Mt Rushmore, Custer State Park, and...More

    Thank Bobby W
    Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

    This was a wonderful RV park with a wonderful view. Lots of space for each site. It's close to Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park. One of the best places we've ever stayed. Wi-do was okay.

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    • Pool
    • Free Parking
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    • Self-Serve Laundry
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    • Hill City
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    • Rafter j Bar Ranch Campground Hotel Keystone
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    Steve W
    3 October 2016|
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    Response from sekmd2472016 | Reviewed this property |
    Hi, I think is is 10 PM, but that was during the September. That may change as we get into fall. Best bet it to check their website; and if that doesn't answer the question, give them a call. It was the nicest RV park we... More
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    3 September 2016|
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    Response from Tim S | Reviewed this property |
    Yes call and explain what you are looking for. We loved the island camp.
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    Response from SandyToes2B | Reviewed this property |
    Ranch Camp and The Island are the best. The are the furthest from the pool if that is okay. You won't get as much of the Highway noise. We stayed at Line camp and the Highway noise was bad. That was the only bad thing about... More
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    "camping in any of the areas is fine, but the Ranch Camp is the quietest area"
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    "The Ranch Camp is awesome."
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    "Get camp site in the Ranch area."
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    "Be sure to take a good look at the campground map & read the descriptions of these areas.Book well ahead..."
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