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Reviewed 11 July 2017

We stayed here for four nights in June. Full hook-ups, swimming pool, fire pit, and a great little store made for an awesome stay. Beautiful park and great location for sightseeing. Like new bathroom and laundry facilities. I am so glad I listened to other reviewers on this one!

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
1  Thank TammyMc61
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Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

Rafter J was the ideal campground for us....friendly staff, widespread campsites, well maintained bathroom/laundry facilities, and POOL WITH AWESOME PLAYGROUND. Our girls loved the playground....this was an expense for the campground but a good payoff with happy campers (atleast with kids).

We were within 10 minutes of Mt Rushmore and Crazy Horse. Rapid City proper was about 35 minutes from campground.

Our site was in the Main section. Site was level, quiet area, and near restrooms.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
1  Thank Emily A
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Reviewed 4 July 2017

We stayed here in mid-June for two nights with our travel trailer using full hook-ups. This was an excellent find. The location was fantastic to include the scenary. The property was clean and spacious. There is plenty of room for anyone with children to run off and play without disturbing others. The staff was friendly. They also have cabins. My only regret is we did not stay longer.

  • Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
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Thank TD187
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Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

We stayed there for three nights. They were able to accommodate our large 5th wheel trailer in their spacious sites. Full hookups and beautiful views. We camped in the island area of the property. We had wide open views of the meadow. We will definitely return to this park.

Stayed: June 2017, travelled with family
Thank Iowa_traveler442
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Reviewed 2 July 2017 via mobile

My family of four camped at the Rafter J Bar campground and loved it! The pool and hot tub area are clean, the water is warm, and the setting is beautiful. Kind, helpful staff greet and assist you when needed. The campground is also just a 1/4 mile from Mt. Rushmore. Camp sites are also spread out so your unit isn't on top of someone else. Great place to stay if you're visiting the area!

Stayed: July 2017, travelled with family
1  Thank K1978Fast
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