Sylvan Lake Lodge

24572 Highway 87, Custer, South Dakota, 57730, United States | Lodge

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Custer's Last Stand

A travel blog entry by angelslame on Jul 17, 2013

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Woke up with a mission...and what luck! To replace the Cowboy Cookout we missed in Yellowstone, we found the Blue Bell Lodge Chuckwagon Cookout in Custer State Park. I called first thing in the morning to confirm five spots were available and put in our name. So, after a quick breakfast in the hotel, we packed and headed down the highway. About two …

Custer State Park, South Dakota / Day #4

A travel blog entry by jwday3


... J- cup of CN soup plus a piece of strawberry/ rhubarb pie with a large scoop of vanilla ice cream. I would have to say, it was the best pie I have had in a long time. Homemade with big chunks of tasty rhubarb. We were both very satisfied with our choice. Sally was very excited as on the side of the restaurant parking lot was a large lilac bush in full bloom.  Now for today's mystery. Sally remembers carrying 2 ...

Day 4 - Entering new territory

A travel blog entry by bharvey


... free wifi offering a quick opportunity to connect with the kids so they wouldn't worry). It is early in the season for some of the state parks, campgrounds, and touristy things but we are not deterred. I-90 has much construction, mostly silent as this is the Easter weekend, but evident in the frequent single lane sections.
Wildlife viewed yesterday includes: 4 eagles nests (complete with eagle(s) visible, 9 deer, and then a number ...

Rushmore/Crazy Horse

A travel blog entry by knightc


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Crazy Horse is a hero to the Sioux people. He was a warrior who led a group that defeated one of the two groups of soldiers that would have assisted Custer if they had been able to join him. He then met up with the warriors at Little Big Horn who defeated Custer. At the end of his life he was killed while resisting arrest by the army. He had been asked to come to the fort to talk and ...

Hiking and Driving the Black Hills

A travel blog entry by ryanandpatti


... trip back without incident. Debbie is about 4 feet tall so she needed some help from her 6ft son-in-law to climb down the path along the way and I was happy to oblige. We started around 9am and Finished around 3pm - 7 hours isn't to bad for a multigenerational group of flatlanders...

The rest of the day was spent driving the very beautiful, very windy roads along Needles Highway, Custer State Park, Iron Mountain Road, and the ...

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This lodge, located on 24572 Highway 87, Custer, is near Crazy Horse Memorial, 1880 TRAIN/ Black Hills Central Railroad, Sylvan Lake, and Needles Eye.
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