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

47 Reviews
Bedrooms 2
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 3 nights


Minimum Stay
3 nights


Rapid City 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
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
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Calendar last updated:
August 14, 2016
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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 47 traveler reviews

At the Foot of the Black Hills on Beautiful Canyon Lake in Rapid City
average rating of 4.787234 based on 47 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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Gardner, Ks


  • 5 of 5

This was an amazing campground. Our cabin was clean and quiet. We loved our stay. The office people were super friendly and informative. Thank you

  • Submitted: Jul 15, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thanks for your comments. Folks like yourself make the effort worth it! The Staff at Lake Park Campground and Cottages
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Our family vacation

  • 5 of 5

Our family has been here almost 1 week and it's been the best vacation we could've ever imagined. It all started with our amazing cabin and the hospitality. Everyone is so amazing here and our cabin is so clean. It turned out to more than we hoped for. Thank you Monty and staff for welcoming our family to Rapid city.

  • Submitted: Jul 8, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

We throughly enjoyed our stay at Lake Park Campground and Cottages. This was our first time vacationing in SD and we could not have selected a better place to stay. Our cottage was just the right size for our family of 4, however we spent the majority of our time outside. The beds were comfortable and the area was quite. We enjoyed the BBQ grill and the kitchen. Also enjoyed the area for the kids to play and run around and the community feel. The staff were very friendly, although we did not need them during our stay. The cabin and surrounding area was very clean and the grounds wereally well maintained. We were very sad to leave. We would recommend Lake Park Campgrounds and Cabins to everyone vacationIngram to South Dakota.

  • Submitted: Jun 23, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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central Minnesota

home away from home

  • 5 of 5

Glad we choose this family friendly resort! The staff starts this great experience off right by showing you shortcuts out of town and treating you like family! The cottage we stayed In was a 2 bedroom with fold out sleeper in living room. Plenty of room for our 3 adults and 3 children (ages 8,2,& 10 months). Our pack n play fit perfect next to the bed in our room! The kitchen has all the basics including full size fridge, oven, and microwave. The location is amazing on the western edge of town and surprisingly quiet. We highly recommend and will be back!

  • Submitted: Jun 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jun 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Loveland, CO

Great place to Stay with the Family

  • 5 of 5

We love coming to Lake Park Campground! We always rent a cottage and love having a full kitchen with all the dishes provided. The staff is very friendly and responsive. The only complaint is the wi-fi is little slow. BUT you're supposed to unplug when you're on vacation right? :)

  • Submitted: Jun 4, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from 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

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3 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 9.0%

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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Rapid City 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
  • fax
  • 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
  • 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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