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Scott Neslon

Member since: 2004
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Speaks: english

At the Foot of the Black Hills on Beautiful Canyon Lake in Rapid City

41 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Black Hills Cottage Rental Photos and Description

Two Bedroom, One bath Sleeps Six

Two bedroom cottage located by beautiful Canyon Lake in Rapid City. Perfectly located for access to all the area attractions. Most attractions including Mt Rushmore are 30 minutes or less. The cottage has a full kitchen, bathroom and shower, cable TV, air conditioning, and comes with a gas grill and picnic table outdoors. All linens, bedding, and towels are provided. The kitchen is furnished for basic cooking and eating. Bring your bikes, walking shoes, or roller blades and enjoy the great paved bike trail that goes for miles along Rapid Creek. Trout fishing in both the Creek and the lake. Paddle boats are available for rent to mingle with the ducks and geese on the lake. Playgrounds for the kids and best of all, mosquitoes are not a problem. Bike rentals to enjoy the miles of paved bike paths around the lake and along the creek.

Amenities: Kitchen has full size refrigerator and range/oven. Equipped with toaster and coffee maker. Microwave available upon request. Kitchen is equipped with six place settings and basic cooking utensils. Laundromat on site. Internet access, fax, and phone available at the office. Cable TV. Paddle boat rentals on the lake. Playground. Gas grill and picnic table outdoors.

More Details
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Scott Neslon (Owner)
Member since: 2004
Call Owner
Speaks: english

About Scott Neslon

Sherry and I grew up in Western South Dakota. We have enjoyed sharing the rich heritage of the Black Hills with friends and family our entire lives. Helping families create lasting vacation memories is now our goal.

Scott Neslon purchased this cottage in 1991

Why Scott Neslon chose Black Hills

Since we have lived on the property for the last 22 years, we can say that it is the ideal location to experience the wide variety that the Black Hills area has to offer. All the conveniences of the City with a country feel.

What makes this cottage unique

Lots of grass, huge trees, shade, and the abundance of birds and wildlife make this property feel like the great outdoors.


based on 41 traveler reviews

At the Foot of the Black Hills on Beautiful Canyon Lake in Rapid City
average rating of 4.756098 based on 41 reviews
Royal Palm Beach, FL USA

great stay in a great country in the city location

  • 5 of 5

In July 2007 we stayed with our family at this location. We found it to be very convenient to everything in the Rapid CIty area. There are many things to do for young and old alike. Our accomadations were clean and well maintained and ample size for a family of 6. A barbecue grill and picnic table are at each site which made it nice to eat outside and enjoy each others company in the evening. The staff was very helpful and friendly and were always available if you needed them.

There is plenty of room to wander with a river and lake within walking distance for fishing or boating. We would go back without hesitation and I recommend it to anyone visiting the greater Rapid City, S.D. area.

  • Submitted: Dec 20, 2007
  • Stayed: Jun 2007
  • Source: HomeAway
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Dallas, GA

Great week in a cottage.

  • 5 of 5

Spending a great week here at Lake Park Campground in one of their cottages. The cottages are very private and comfortable with everything you need when away from home. A walking path takes you to the rushing water river that empties into the lake connected to the property. Paddleboats are available to rent as well as bicycles to ride on the path, Close enough to town for everything you need but far enough to be quiet and peaceful. Grounds are immaculate and the owners and their employees are so friendly and helpful. Beautiful camp sites for RVs and tents too. We will be back the next time we are in the area.

  • Submitted: Aug 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Greenville, NC

Cabin near the lake

  • 5 of 5

Everything was as we expected. The layout was as described online. The property is well-maintained and easy to access. Our cabin was very clean and comfortable. The rustic decor was appealing. The staff was accommodating and very friendly. We would definitely recommend this campground to others. All activities we did were within 1 to 1 1/2 hours away and simple to get to. We enjoyed Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, and more.

  • Submitted: Aug 16, 2015
  • Stayed: Aug 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

This cabin was a great place to stay. The beds were comfortable and the cabin was clean. The only thing that was a little challenging was the only table to eat at was outside.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Good location

  • 5 of 5

Affordable and clean. Cabins have kitchen, grills, and full bathroom. The campground is quiet and has cabins and RV sites. Locate with easy access to all attractions in the area

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Friendly staff, cozy cabins, great water pressure

  • 5 of 5

Cozy cabin with great water pressure after a long day of seeing this beautiful country! Love the staff!

  • Submitted: Jun 18, 2015
  • Stayed: Jun 2015
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
10 Miles
Rapid City, SD
Nearest Golf
0.5 Miles
Meadowbrook Golf Course
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
SD State Highway 44

Thirty minutes to Mount Rushmore Memorial. Bear Country, Reptile Gardens, Caves, and many other attractions within 20 minutes.


Rates & Availability

Rapid City Cottage Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
Jan 6 2016 - May 5 2016
3 night minimum stay
May 6 2016 - Jun 9 2016
3 night minimum stay
Jun 10 2016 - Aug 14 2016
3 night minimum stay
Aug 15 2016 - Oct 1 2016
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 8.5%

All rates based on two people. Extra people over age 5 are $7 each per night. Stays less than three nights incur a $35 cleaning fee. Fireplace unit is additional $20 per night.
Above rates do not apply to Sturgis Bike Week.

Deposit by credit card required at time of booking.

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Black Hills Cottage Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 720 sq. ft.
  • 1 story
Location Type:
  • Lake
  • Resort
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Activities Guide
  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Bottled Water
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Mobile Phone
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Wireless Internet
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , tub
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen
    Living Room - 1 sleep sofa /futon
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
Communication / Internet:
  • fax
  • Bicycles ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Walkway to Water
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed
Onsite Services:
  • Staff
  • caves
  • coin laundry
  • forests
  • museums
  • playground
  • pond
  • restaurants
Leisure Activities:
  • bird watching
  • horseshoes
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • swimming
  • tennis

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