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Storybook Island

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Address: 1301 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-3462
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Grandbabies Fun Day

Great place for the kids to enjoy a beautiful day in the Black Hills, with lots to remember about the story books and seeing all their favorites

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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40 reviews
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

My kids loved this park, but we were nearly carried off by the mosquitos you could ride. Take your off if you go here.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place for the kids to enjoy a beautiful day in the Black Hills, with lots to remember about the story books and seeing all their favorites

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Omaha, Nebraska
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park is a great place for letting the kids out to run around and expend some energy! The storybook characters are well made, and look like they do in the books. It is free, and they ask for a donation, but it's your option. Plenty of places for us older folks to sit and rest. Still enjoyed walking through... More 

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Loma Linda, California
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is great to see many parks in the city and a friendly park for the children and also pets.We could not spend much time here as it was raining

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Thank globetrotterbob2017
Dell Rapids, South Dakota
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Storybook Island is a gem for children and families to share. The adorable figures are creative and easy to climb on. Perfect to take photos with and make a fun playtime for kids. Favorite place!

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Thank isstrong
Rapid City, South Dakota
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33 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After a few days of dragging your 7 and under children through Mount Rushmore and the other tourist sites take a half day off and reward the family with a relaxing morning or afternoon just for them. The whole family can totally relax here and there is no problem parking or getting stuck in traffic, etc ...Plus it is FREE.... More 

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Thank hungrymen
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Storybook Island provides a great place for children to see characters from your favorite fairy tales. I highly recommend this as a visit for anyone in Rapid City that is traveling with small children.

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Cedar Rapids, Iowa
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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 March 2017 via mobile

How many things anymore are free? Not many! This is without a must do if you are in the Black Hills with young children. Storybook characters in a park/playground type setting. Super cute! So many fun things for kids to play on in such a fun setting!

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Thank Misty H
Rapid City, South Dakota
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Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

Perfect place to bring your toddlers and children especially 5 and under. Adults will enjoy this place too. Make sure to buy an ice cream cone from the ice cream stand in the back of the park and have the kids ride the train around the park. Please drop a few dollars in the donation box because admission is free.... More 

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5 reviews
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Reviewed 14 February 2017

if you have small children and you read to them, this place will stay with them for a lifetime. I was there at 6 years old and carried this memory for the next 50 years, not knowing where it was. at 56, with my grandchildren, all the memories were still there. It is not Disneyland, and you adult sensibilities will... More 

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