High Country Guest Ranch
12138 Ray Smith Dr
Hill City, SD
The High Country Guest Ranch is tucked in the heart of the beautiful Black Hills, 4 miles outside of Hill City, South Dakota. It is truly the place where Western and Native American Cultures unite!
Lodging options include RV sites, traditional camping cabins, cowboy cabins, and spacious log vacation homes. All of the units are smoke free. The camping cabins sleep up to 6 people and offer microwaves, refrigerators, bathrooms, AC, heat, bunk-style beds, Hibachi grills, and picnic tables. Linens are available for an extra fee. The individual cowboy log cabins are set up similar to a standard hotel room and feature 2 queen beds, microwaves, refrigerators, bathrooms, AC, heat, front decks with table/chairs, and Hibachi grills. The 4 Cowboy Cabins share an outdoor hot tub and fire pit.
The vacation homes are fully furnished and range from 1-7 bedrooms/lofts, with accommodations for up to 18 people. Some homes offer private outdoor hot tubs, Jacuzzi bathtubs, pool tables, laundry facilities, and fireplaces.
Ranch amenities include an outdoor heated pool, hot tubs, seasonal trail rides, horse stable, ATV rentals, playground, golf cart rentals, convenience store, gift shop, volleyball, horseshoes, picnic pavilion, and fire pits. The breakfast bar ($) and the High Country Grille/Pub is open during select hours in the summer season.
The Dakota Hall can accommodate up to 225 people for receptions, while the outdoor theatre can hold up to 300 for weddings and other special events. Catering is also available. There is limited internet access, and no WiFi at this property.
The 109 mile Mickelson Trail borders the ranch, providing excellent areas for biking and hiking. The popular Circle B Chuckwagon & Cowboy Music Show entertains guests in Dakota Hall, serving up delicious cowboy dinners and old-fashioned harmonies, six nights a week (Mon-Sat) Memorial Day Weekend through Labor Day.
Arrive early enough to take a step back in time and enjoy a wide variety of western activities in the Old West Town, which delights people of all ages. The award-winning Native American group Brulé performs, four nights a week (Mon-Thurs), outdoors in the Buffalo Moon Theater, July 11-July 28, 2016. Their high-energy contemporary music, fused with the soulful history of Native America, resonates with audiences, long after the show ends. Accompanied by traditional American Indian dancers, they have become known as the 'Native American Experience in Sight, Sound & Soul'--the new must-see show in the Black Hills!
PET POLICY: Pet Friendly--Refer to the POLICIES section for more detailed information.
Recreational vehicle parking
Complimentary coffee in lobby
Fire Wood: $
Wheelchair accessible building
Crazy Horse Run