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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
Reviewed 27 October 2016

lovely campsite with shaded areas picnic benches trees toilets were clean plenty hot water great entertainment either outside in the stadium or if the weather doesn't allow inside in the barn great food and reasonable prices amazing friendly staff topped off what was a brilliant experience if you want peace and quiet camp at the other end all you can...

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ShadeValley, General Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Thanks so much for sharing your experience at Shade Valley. We are so pleased you enjoyed yourself at our campground. Our staff is diligent in keeping bathrooms/showers clean and the grounds in tip top shape. Even though we are a few miles outside of Sturgis, as a registered guest of Shade Valley, you have free and unlimited access to the...

Flint, Michigan
Reviewed 26 August 2016 via mobile

Stayed at Shade Valley in a cabin the week of the Black Hills rally. Made reservations 9/15 and called them a few times over the course of the next several months with questions and to modify my reservation dates. The staff was extremely pleasant every time I talked with them. I requested a cabin near the bathroom because of my...

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ShadeValley, Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience during your rally vacation at Shade Valley. I am pleased to hear that the accommodations, setting, and amenities were just the kind that you were expecting. Our staff is works diligently at trying to help our guests have the most memorable experience ever! Our cleaning staff work nearly round the clock to ensure that...

California City, California
Reviewed 24 August 2016

I've found the place I will stay every time I go to Sturgis. I've been to several other campgrounds, some more than once. This place is excellent. The staff was awesome and went out of their way to be helpful. Our campground was spacious even with two bikes and two trailers. We had shade! Though it was a little further...

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Reviewed 23 August 2016 via mobile

This was the 2nd time me and my husband stayed at Shade during a rally. We have been very pleased with the facilities and staff. This year we stayed in a little bit larger cabin with a queen size bunk beds, microwave, and small refrigerator. It also had a large mirror, a table with chairs, and cabinet to store things....

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ShadeValley, Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Shade Valley. We are pleased that our Deluxe Cabin was comfortable. While our Deluxe cabins are very close to the flush toilet building, I certainly understand the extra convenience that a cabin with a bathroom has to offer. Our staff works very hard at keeping our bathroom/showers in tip top shape at all...

Reviewed 19 August 2016

After Staying at another big camp ground over the last 3 visits to Sturgis that was noisy, dusty and the most unfriendly staff I have yet to meet we decided to pick another camp ground for 2016. We picked The Shade Valley Camp Resort as it looked like a great place to stay. We were not wrong. What a nice...

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ShadeValley, Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Many thanks for your kind words about the unique features of Shade Valley. Our staff strives to make every camper's experience a positive one. And with 477 acres of shade, there is a great camping setting for everyone's individual preference. Our check-in staff and parking attendants work hard to assist guests and get them to their site, as easily as...

Tampa, Florida
Reviewed 18 August 2016

This was a great camping experience at Shade Valley, I have not camped in close to 40 years, so I didn't know what to expect for sure. Upon arrival and check-in everybody I encountered had a smile on their face and offered a warm welcome. After check-in a fellow showed me the way to the camp area for me to...

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ShadeValley, Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience at Shade Valley. We are pleased it was a very good experience for you - after 40 years since your last camping. Our staff is truly committed to providing a positive experience to everyone, and our parking attendants are diligent in helping people find their camping area or site. I will be sure to...

Regina, Canada
Reviewed 14 August 2016

I feel there are pros and cons to this campground . Pros - Very clean showers and washrooms. Never had to wait to shower. Eye candy Saloon is large and really nice looking, great cold beer. Food at the local concession was tasty . Nice quiet highway into Sturgis not crowded. Cons- I don't feel the extra charge for the...

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ShadeValley, Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for sharing your experience while staying at Shade Valley. I appreciate your feedback on the price and wristband fee. There are such unique characteristics and features of how people like to camp during the rally, that the wristband fee may seem unusual to some. The wristband is our guest's access in and out of the property. The wristband...

Sebring, Florida
Reviewed 14 August 2016

stayed ina cabin with air conditioning cons good entertainment,bathrooms close, quiet,helpful staff,food on site.on site laundry done for you, cons bathrooms and showers where cleaner last year and last year was the 75th rally,long walk to showers dusty. also on site bar with music it was great.

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ShadeValley, Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Thanks for sharing your experience while staying at Shade Valley Camp Resort. I appreciate hearing about the things that you liked about your stay. We do have several flush toilet building, and shower houses strategically located to keep your walk to a reasonable distance - and our cleaning staff works hard at keeping them clean and in tip top shape....

Carl Junction, Missouri
Reviewed 21 March 2016 via mobile

Being at Sturgis for the 75th I couldn't have picked a better place. Very clean, well organized for all the bikes, and super nice place. It was quieter at night were we was at. They put us in the newer section. Amazing views and out of the party all night areas. I will definitely return to this campground my next...

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ShadeValley, General Manager at Shade Valley Camp Resort, responded to this review

Thank you for taking time to share your experience at Shade Valley. Our staff is dedicated to providing the best service possible and keeping our facilities clean and in tip top shape. We will be sure to share your comments with them. We look forward to seeing you the next time to attend the Sturgis Rally.

Newport, Maine
Reviewed 24 January 2016

2015 was our 1st time at Shade valley. My wife and I traveled from Maine and stayed 2 weeks at a tent site with power and water, there were trees for shade, clean bath facilities, I had a flat tire and the staff happily help me get it fixed. Our neighbors were from Texas and are now friends we stay...

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Thank you for sharing your experience at Shade Valley. Our staff works diligently at keeping our entire facility clean and in good working order - especially our bathrooms and showers. I am glad that you found them "up to snuff" as well. Because there are so many great people that stay at Shade Valley, and they form memorable friendships, many...

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  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Free Parking
  • Shuttle Bus Service

Additional Information about Shade Valley Camp Resort

Address: East of Sturgis on Highway 34, Sturgis, SD 57785
Region: United States > South Dakota > Sturgis
Number of rooms: 550
Also Known As:
Shade Valley Camp Hotel Sturgis
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“no rooms just RV campsite and tents”
 of 5 bubbles jbpturner, 27 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Book early, arrive early to bag a good camp spot”
  • Quiet camp area
 of 5 bubbles haggish2016, 19 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Not all cabins have inside bathrooms. Ask for that if you want a bathroom in your cabin.”
 of 5 bubbles 780dinahw, 12 Aug 2015 | Read review
“There is camping with RV's and full hook ups all the way down to guys like me a man an a motorcycle. They have their own tents with electric hook ups and little cabins if you need to sleep on a cot.”
 of 5 bubbles BigBen56, 28 Jun 2014 | Read review
“Only thing I would do different next time is get a tent campsite with electricity as it was tough to keep my phone charged up.”
 of 5 bubbles KC-Gordon, 20 Aug 2013 | Read review
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