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Forest Lake, Minnesota
Reviewed 1 August 2016

We stayed here for four nights in late July. While you can't beat the scenery and location the place is poorly managed and dirty. We stayed in Hagen #5 cabin which would have been a great place to stay if they kept it clean. The carpet was so dirty it crunched when you walked on it and you could actually...

6Thank LKB4763
Omaha, Nebraska
Reviewed 30 July 2016

We had a campfire every night making smores and popcorn. Pool is conveniently located across from these cabins. The Brulee Indian show was free and fabulous!! Very professional and meaningful. The cowboy meal and show was pricey, entertainment good but food was so-so...fun for kids with shootout and western theme. Horseback trail riding is at the ranch, very well organized....

1Thank tlynch988
Fargo, North Dakota
Reviewed 28 July 2016

The cabins are not as clean under the new management, sheets are not changed when new people come . The price is very high $350 a night is too much to pay for a cabin in South 'Dakota could have a suite for that price, and the breakfast is not good for the price should be included for the high...

1Thank 529doris
Chaska, Minnesota
Reviewed 11 July 2016

We stayed at a cabin and found it to be charming and restful. The staff is friendly and knowledgeable about the area. We rented an ATV and the weather was fantastic for a day in the hills on the back roads. We went horseback riding and had a time! The wranglers were very patient with all skill levels and the...

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Rapid City, South Dakota
Reviewed 28 June 2016

My husband and I went on their trail ride. My husband had never been horse back riding and we thought this would be the best way for him to give it a try. We went on the early ride, 8:30 a.m. And the morning was perfect. The wranglers were very helpful, pleasant and made the ride fun. It lasted about...

1Thank Debbie P
Reviewed 28 June 2016

We stayed in a camper cabin for a family event. I asked if we could put up a tent for the kids and was told absolutely not it would be disturbing to other campers. When we woke up there were three tents set up. They state they have a $6 breakfast with a list of available items, in reality it...

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Dodgeville, Wisconsin
Reviewed 27 June 2016

I recently stayed at High Country Guest Ranch for 5 nights with my daughter and grandson. We had a great time. The people were so nice and Myron the maintenance man was more than helpful when we had a few problems. Wonderful owners who introduced themselves to us and made us comfortable during our stay. My grandson loved the horses...

Thank sharilynnbates
Yankton, South Dakota
Reviewed 23 June 2016

We took a small cabin with a kitchen but no stove/oven for four days and it was perfect. Plenty of room - close to the pool - the people were great. The family loved if. For the cost, I told me wife we should always book there, but she mentioned our other stays were longer and we might need more...

1Thank Dave L
Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 17 June 2016

This place was selected by family members other than me for this year's extended family reunion. It's a significant distance from town (Hill City), about 5 miles on twisty roads. No restaurants or anything nearby. We stayed in a trailer, the "Wildwood". Price was superficially attractive, $99 a nite, but you get what you pay for. We stayed in a...

2Thank lalhasa
Cedar Rapids, Iowa
Reviewed 15 June 2016 via mobile

We rented a side-by-side ATV for the whole day yesterday.There were lots of good trails available near the business. They gave us helmets as well as a map and a Garmin to assist us because we were not familiar with the area. Good activity for the money!

Thank Marty R

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
High Country Guest Ranch offers a variety of lodging from a fully furnished vacation home to authentic log cabins and camper cabins. Our place will make you feel right at home while allowing you to experience the excitement of the outdoors. If you are looking to get closer to nature, we also have a number of tent and RV sites that include full hook-ups. And best of all - there is no nightly minimum when you stay! High Country Guest Ranch is a great place for your next family vacation or corporate event. We welcome groups of all sizes. Create memories that will last a lifetime, we've got something for everyone. All cabins are non-smoking. ... more   less 

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Address: 12138 Ray Smith Drive, Hill City, SD 57745
Region: United States > South Dakota > Hill City
Price Range: RM365 - RM874 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — High Country Guest Ranch 3.5*
Number of rooms: 23
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“Would recommend reserving a log home instead of the trailer UNLESS you want small and cannot afford the extra money.”
555heidig, 27 Apr 2017 | Read review
“Not the place for those looking for privacy.”
Tranquil_Rose, 12 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Ask how often the cabins are cleaned before booking and what type of cleaning is done between bookings.”
LKB4763, 31 Jul 2016 | Read review
“We did not stay at the ranch, it's a great location if you want to enjoy the area. The Michelson Trail is close by and easily accessed.”
Q6718TCdebbiep, 28 Jun 2016 | Read review
“Avoid this place, especially the trailers”
lalhasa, 17 Jun 2016 | Read review
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