7/30/2016 - Kristina, June, Stuart, Jeb - IA

The Lakota cabin was cozy and quaint; the staff who helped us were kind and answered any and all of our questions.  The Wickiup location was superb; monuments are only an hour and half away while Deadwood and Lead are only minutes away.  Ponds recommended to us by the staff were only up the hill and we ate several of the fish we caught! (Worms worked really well)  They also recommended Blacktail Trail Rides, which was very fun and made it more exciting by the woman who runs it.  In the cabin, we enjoyed card games and when it got cold, the stove furnace was great.  We all survived with one bathroom but when the staff readily gave us new towels it made the experience even easier.  The Wickiup staff and Lakota cabins made the beautiful Black Hills feel like home.  Thanks for the wonderful experience!!

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7/2016 - The Bates Family, MN

Starla, Les and Jackie, WOW!....What an amazing place and vacation we had! Thank you all for the great experience, hospitality and the friendship you gave my family!  We are so excited for our return!  Hope you all enjoyed us because we're definitely coming back next year!  Again thank you all so much! We would love to join you on Facebook!

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9/20/2015 - Ross, Karen, Corky and Sadie

Thanks for all the hospitality.  We love to see your updates, keep up the good work!  This is our favorite time of the year to enjoy the Black Hills.  God Speed.

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9/17/2015 - Ken, OK

Enjoyed our 2 night stay while we caught trout in Spearfish Creek.  The leaves are just starting to turn yellow.  The staff and other guests are friendly.  A great, relaxing place.  Don't forget to check out the stars!

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9/17/2015 - Scott, OK

Thanks for the wonderful hospitality.  The fishing and scenery were great!

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9/6/2015 - The Millers, ND

First day we got here, we unpacked and that was it.  2nd day we went tubing down the creek. Extremely exciting.  Next day we went to the fish hatchery in Spearfish but before that we ate at Cheyenne Crossing.  We went to the park, ate supper and then went to the campfire, roasted marshmallows and socialized.  We had a good time in Lakota, hope to comeback next year.

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8/1/2015 - David and Nancy

Enjoyed the beautiful scenery.  Spearfish Canyon is one of the most beautiful places on the Earth! Sturgis 2015 - 75th Anniversary - had a great time!

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7/31/2015 - Lacey, SD

Had an amazing time! Can't wait to come back!

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7/30/2015 - Jen and Travis, SD

It is our last day at Lakota.  We have been here a week and are sad to leave.  As soon as we pulled in - we fell in love! What a wonderful place.  The scenery - the staff - the other campers - ALL were amazing.  My family and I came from all over - SD - Missouri - Minnesota - to meet here for Sturgis.  What a great time had by all.  We were all over the hills enjoying the sites! :)

BEAUTIFUL.  We will be back! Until we see you again!

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7/26/2015 - Jones and Millers

I had a fun time with my cousins I just met.  Swimming in the creek was my favorite part! (Written by TJ)

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7/23/2015 - Scott, Kay and Matthew, LA

What an awesome time here.  Loved the sites, the people and the peacefulness.  We did so many activities with the children and they are so not ready to go back home.  The weather here is awesome and couldn't ask for a better place to stay.  Loving it in South Dakota.

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7/21/2015 - Brent, Krista, Bryce, Brandon and Grandma

Our stay here was fabulous! South Dakota is beautiful!  We have decided we like it better than Colorado.  The people are very friendly and this cabin is a perfect get away.  We will definitely be back.  =)

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7/18/2015 - Waymon, Karen, Michele, Kaylee

We really enjoyed our stay here.  Its been really nice and relaxing.  The people here have been really nice and friendly.  We can't wait to come back again.

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7/6/2015 

Coming here reminds me of Laura Engle Wilder.  My husband and I came here with our two children Tatym and Jude.  We didn't want to stay in a hotel or eat anymore pizza, cheeseburgers or hot dogs.  I love South Dakota, the people, Mountain side, and the rustic land.  But its something one must seek out.  This place is amazing and something our family needed dearly.  I will come back but may only tell a few because I don't want it to turn into something crazy.

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7/3 - 7/5/2015

The whole family loved it here! It was so much fun.

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6/2/2015 - G and K, NE

A lovely place! Wickiup is a pleasant interlude in the craziness of life.  The calming babbling stream, the warm cabins.  Lakota's homey touch is comforting yet blends with nature.  We have enjoyed the long weekend.  The staff is friendly and helpful.  Thankful for our experience.

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8/16 - 8/18/2014 - McCoys, MN

Stayed here for a shorter drive to Devils Tower. Whole family loved it!  Heading out to southern part of the Black Hills.  Beautiful area here, loved the creek and the shared campfire.  Hope to be back again.

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8/9 - 8/15/2015 - The Herndon's, KS

This was our first vacation in 15 years. Our son is 17 and our daughter is 13.  We wanted a vacation that would allow us to see God's creation and South Dakota was just that place.  When we arrived here we were told about the various falls in the area and spent a day hiking and experiencing those.  The next day we drove to Rapid City and did the Custer State Park and Mt. Rushmore.  My son said this is the best vacation we have ever done.  Sorry to have to go home.

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2014 - The Zanks

As departees from Brookside as well, we found Lakota serendipitous, roomy and delightful.  Our time at Wickiup was just the break we needed and we all leave with smiles on our faces ready to face the "real world."  Thanks Stacy and Jackie for your hospitality. Can't wait to do it again!

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6/20/2012 - Lavin's and Wilson's, SD

We were suppose to stay at Brookside but there was a freak tornado.  A huge couple of trees fell onto Brookside and Ranger.  We really enjoyed our time in Lakota.  We loved playing in the creek even though it was an ice cube.  We hiked to Roughlock Falls, it was beautiful.  So pretty and well preserved.  We had lots of fun here and cant wait to come back!  My Grandpa has been coming here since he was 9 and he's 73 now.  There is definitely a family tradition.