Battle Creek Lodge

404 Reed Street, Keystone, South Dakota, 57751, United States | Motel
Prices starting from $65.00

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Thunder mountain

A travel blog entry by duncslinz on Sep 05, 2013

4 comments, 2 photos

Morning readers. Well no thunderstorm last night Franky, just some thunder from me snoring after some mountain Stella. Another beautiful morning. Time for breakfast then a trip to Mount Rushmore (we there yet?) followed by a drive round iron mountain road and some hiking. Forecast is for mid 90's. yahoooo. More to follow.

a busy day with a …


A travel blog entry by duncslinz on Sep 04, 2013


After a 6 1/2 hour drive from Denver to Keystone reaching altitudes of 6500 feet and temperatures of up to 96 deg f, we reached the stunning destination. The b & b is gorgeous. Loads of character and keystone itself is breathtaking. Time to unpack and go for a wander and maybe an ice cold beer.

Mt. Rushmore/ Day #2

A travel blog entry by jwday3


It's Sally's Birthday- you know! Up at 7:30. Oh! What to do first on this beautiful chilly day. Sally traded in the small hand carved Iron Wood buffalo (birthday present) for a larger one at the lodge. In addition to the buffalo I had ordered a Custer State Park Christmas ornament to be in our hotel room upon arrival. She was pleased with her vacation gifts but the three Pandora charms were her real birthday present. How about breakfast at the State ...

Look mum my head is carved into a mountain

A travel blog entry by m-m


... the drive was when Mel started chatting to another tourist and soon returned with a half-kilo block of chocolate - a big win.

The following morning we set-off early to visit Mount Rushmore - a big ticket item for the both of us (largely due to the movie Richie Rich). Though when they tried to charge us $11 just to take a few photo's of the same view visible from outside the complex, we decided to just do a couple of drive-by's with Mel hanging out the window to get the perfect ...

Happy Birthday Zoey!

A travel blog entry by dwise


... Hills as possible.

Mt Rushmore was our first stop after winding through some beautiful mountains. We hiked around and took so many pictures! The people-watching was almost as amazing as the presidents on Mt. Rushmore! There was a group of Mennonites there and Tayler (having never had this exposure) asked why all these people were wearing pilgrim costumes. LOL! The scenery was amazing on our entire day-trip, and ...

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This motel, located on 404 Reed Street, Keystone, is near Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Presidential Trail, President's Slide, and Big Thunder Gold Mine.
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    TripAdvisor Reviews Battle Creek Lodge Keystone

    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding