Rafter J Bar Ranch Campground

12325 Rafter J-Bar Road, Keystone, South Dakota, 57745, United States | Campground
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Travel Blogs from Keystone

Very Presidential!

A travel blog entry by fadewitt


When we arrived at the campground, the weather was pretty nice, so we decided to go right up to Mt Rushmore. The weather reports for the area were not great for the whole 4 days we were going to be there, so we wanted to see the main event when it was sunny & warm. Mt Rushmore was very impressive. It was much more commercialized than I expected …

The presidents,the critters & us

A travel blog entry by ramblinman2851


We spent almost 2 days in this area and had a great time. Mt Rushmore was more interesting than I anticipated. we hiked around the base of the carving and read ALL the interpretive signs.Pretty cool. Jeff is taking 250 pics a day !!!! We did a drive by of the Crazy Horse monument which is no where near done, but was cool to see. Then we spent …

Arrival at Hill City, South Dakota

A travel blog entry by larry_shirley


Next morning we are on the road early and see more great country. We drove up to toward the tower, took our pictures, and headed out. It's one of those things you have to see if you are in the area.

Rafter J Bar Ranch was our next stop. It is the largest, spacious RV parks we have ever seen. It is outside of Hill City. About seven miles …

Wine Tasting & Girls Day

A travel blog entry by leedellekaptain

On Wednesday, August 25, we (Shirley & Larry, Kaptain & I) went Wine Tasting. We have no pictures (or should I say blackmail material) but we enjoyed the day. We also went into Hill City and did some shopping (T-shirts) then back to the RV Park (Rafter J Bar Ranch).

On Thursday, August 26, Shirley & I went into Rapid City to …

Devil's Tower, Mount Rushmore & Amanda goes home

A travel blog entry by leedellekaptain


On Sunday, August 22, we left Buffalo, Wyoming, for Hill City, South Dakota. On the way we took the loop up to Devil's Tower and took pictures. We knew exactly what it would look like since we had just seen the movie (Close Encounters of the Third Kind) the night before. Then, off to Hill City we went. Don and Maria had seen Devil's Tower before so …

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This campground, located on 12325 Rafter J-Bar Road, Keystone, is near Crazy Horse Memorial, 1880 TRAIN/ Black Hills Central Railroad, Sylvan Lake, and Needles Eye.
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