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Buffalo Chip Campground

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Lacombe, Canada
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I camp at the Buffalo Chip every year I attend the Rally. We have for the last three years prebooked for the next year. The staff is extremely friendly and do everything in there power to help you get what you need. We usually go with a group of people from Alberta and book a bunch of spots at the...

Thank rainer93
Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

I camp at the Buffalo Chip every August for the Sturgis Rally, and every year it's an awesome experience. The staff works extremely hard to keep the place safe, clean, and fun. The entertainment is world-class, and the prices are perfect. If you're looking for a place to pitch a tent, party like a maniac, and enjoy your downtime during...

Thank Uncle_Ruphus
Worcester, Massachusetts
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We did not camp here but did visit multiple days during bike week at Sturgis. They have large tarmac area for vendors that is free and also a camping area that is accessible with a day pass if you aren't camping there. Great place that seems to improve a bit every year.

Thank jakeaussie
Ronan, Montana
Reviewed 28 March 2017 via mobile

Love the Buffalo chip in the past. I go every other year. Love the concerts and people. However this year trying to get the early bird tickets was a nightmare. You could get your early bird tickets but you had no idea who the band was!!!! The band announcements came after the fact. I am not going to pay that...

Thank Gina J
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

We are so glad to hear you love coming to the Buffalo Chip! We love to have you here and agree that the concerts, events, racing and especially the people make this the very best rally vacation experience. We understand how it might be frustrating to pay for passes before you know which bands will perform, but what we are...

Reviewed 7 March 2017

The Buffalo Chip is not your family RV park this is a non stop Motorcycle rally and party event. 7 days of headline bands, flat track racing, bike shows, displays, bike related events. and so much more. I came for a visit from Australia way back and had so much fun I moved to the area. Woody carol, and the...

Thank Gregg S
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you, Gregg! We are humbled by your compliments, thank you very much! We certainly have a lot going on this year, making that campground pass an even better deal than every before. We're so glad you decided to stay and help to make this the Best Party Anywhere for years to come. You guys rock! See you soon!

Chalmette, Louisiana
Reviewed 27 February 2017

Loved the bands and the grounds. Everything you need for camping is on site. Clean hot showers, ice, beer. PARTY TIME I'm from New Orleans and this is as good as Mardi Gras. You can't see all the bands anywhere for the price

Thank berneyt2017
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Now that is a great compliment! Thank you so much. We are so glad you chose to stay at the Buffalo Chip. When you realize what you are receiving for that campground pass it is an amazingly great deal. Where else do you get to see three world-class bands perform every night in addition to all of the entertainment on...

Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 25 January 2017 via mobile

Buffalo chip is THE PLACE to be for the Sturgis rally. All the best concerts are here. We camped in the South 40. Our location was perfect! Close to the amphitheater, vendors, general store and showers. We will be back this year!

Thank Amyz-Peoria-Il
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for choosing the Buffalo Chip! We are so glad you love the concerts and we are busy planning a great line-up again for this year. The South 40 is a good location for those who like to be close to the action but want a little peace for sleeping later. Thank you for the wonderful compliments. We are so...

Curlew, Washington
Reviewed 25 January 2017

ZZ Top, Stevie Nicks, Toby Keith, Kid Rock, Aerosmith (watched Steven fall off the stage . . .too often!), Lita Ford, Five Finger Death Punch, John Fogerty . . . and the list can go on forever. The on-stage entertainment is incredible and the off-stage is always eye-opening! The Buffalo Chip Campground epitomizes the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, with enough of...

Thank MtnMan61
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Don't you just love the bands? We've had some of the most amazingly talented people perform here over the years and are planning a great line-up this year as well. We are so glad you have chosen to stay at the Chip and we certainly look forward to seeing your smiling faces in August! Thank you for the kind words.

Fort Lauderdale, Florida
Reviewed 23 January 2017

Last year I stayed in Rapid City in a hotel and biked back and forth and never felt like I was part of the rally - This year I am bringing an RV and staying in theBuffalo Chip Penske Park Area. My friends stayed there last year and it was like being in the center of everything but still nice...

Thank jeffsE243QV
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

You are absolutely correct! And your choice of Fenske Park is a very good one. You will have the time of your life and a stress-free vacation. Thank you for the very nice compliment! We here at the Chip do love our jobs but love our guests even more! You are what makes this place the Best Party Anywhere! Can't...

Reviewed 20 January 2017

My wife and I will be spending at least a week at "The Chip" in 2017. It will be our first visit to Sturgis and we'll be on our new motorcycle. We have never attended the rally so you can imagine how thankful we were for the kind and thoughtful guidance we received when we called The Buffalo Chip to...

Thank James G L
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

A first-timer?! We are so excited to see you in August and then hear all about your amazing vacation! Glad to hear that the girls in the box office are treating you right. They love to answer questions and are happy to give advice, especially to newbies. We want everyone to have the best time ever and making the right...

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, known as the Largest Festival in Motorcycling™ and the Best Party Anywhere™, is a nine day concert venue and campground located on 560 acres 3 miles East of Sturgis, SD. It's concert series dates coincide with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip's campground concert series hosts the the biggest names in music as well as tons of other activities such as Bikini Contests, fire dancers, zip lines, motorcycle jumpers, mud bog racers, motorcycle and guitar sweepstakes, Live DJ Dance club and go go dancers, midget bowling, karaoke. It's a must see, once in a lifetime, will never forget experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buffalo Chip Campground

Address: 20622 131st Ave, Sturgis, SD 57785-6628
Region: United States > South Dakota > Sturgis
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Buffalo Chip Campground Hotel Sturgis
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“Book early as spots fill up fairly quickly and plan ahead”
rainer93, 26 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Get there early it is first in first choice”
greggs123, 7 Mar 2017 | Read review
“Bring a tent that can stand the wind; RVs and campers welcome. You're welcomed like a long-lost favorite family member!”
MtnMan61, 24 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get your reservations early!”
jamesgl2015, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
“Get there early, my spot is better than lots of them, no mud there and lots of new asphalt.”
delb793, 20 Jan 2017 | Read review
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