Deer Meadow Lodge Nestled on 3 Acres in the Heart of the Black Hills

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Last updated: 11/29/2015
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  • Minimum stay:1-5 nights
  • Internet:Yes
  • Pets considered:No
  • Wheel chair accessible:No

Property description

'The Heart of the Black Hills' Located just 20 miles from Deadwood, Mt. Rushmore and Rapid City. At Deer Meadow you can 4-wheel, hike or cross country ski right from the front door. Snowmobile trails with in 10 miles from the lodge. Pack your tackle/poles because your close to some of the best stream fishing or lake fishing. If you're into biking the Mickelson trail is less than 8 miles away! If you're into gambling Deadwood is only 18 miles to the north on hwy 385 with cab service. Spacious Kitchen with all the utensils you'll ever need and more! Dining table sits 6 plus breakfast bar for 4! You'll relish the nice yard, large wrap around deck and outdoor hot tub. Deer Meadow is perfect for a family vacations, business trips, hunting excursions or the Sturgis Rally with privacy!. This place is also great for touring the hills because you're in the middle of all the attractions and it will save you time seeing every thing! We look forward to your stay!! Licensed by the State of SD Department of Health (Lodging License)

Attractions: Here at Deer Meadow Lodge you are in the 'Heart of the Black Hills'. Your 20 miles to Deadwood for gambling. Your less than 20 miles to rent snowmobiles, 4-wheelers, and bikes for the Mickeson trail. It is only 20 miles to Rapid City for shopping, golf courses, groceries, and etc. Mount Rushmore/Crazy Horse is only 25-30 miles. Several caves in the hills to tour. Less than 6 miles to chuck wagon dinner/ show. Lake Pactola is only 8 miles away that offers fishing, boat rentals and water skiing. Jon Crane gallery in Hill City is 20 miles. Rochford is 10 miles 'Moonshine Gulch Saloon/Small of America'. Spearfish canyon is 30 miles. You have the needles highway, Custe state park, Sturgis Rally 2010 70th anniversary, Keystone, and many other attractions that are close to Deer Meadow Lodge. Make lasting memories at Deer Meadow Lodge lodge. Its Great for the Sturgis Rally, reunions, family gatherings, vacations, or just to getaway place. Call today to book your next life changing experience.

Hunting: This Lodge is perfect for Deer, Turkey and Elk Hunters. It sleeps up to 8 for your hunting needs. Perfect location for all hunting needs! We have deer, turkey's, and elk in our immediate area! Apply for your license and book Deer Meadow Lodge for your next hunting excursions!

Fishing: Lake Pactola is about 8 miles with boat rentals. Sheridan Lake is about 15 miles. Deerfield Lake is 20 miles. They all have great fishing. Stream fishing is only 6 miles from the lodge.


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Property Type

  • Cabin
  • 2200 sq. ft.

Accommodation Type

  • Vacation Rental


  • Guests Provide Their Own Meals


  • Long-Term Renters Welcome
  • Low Allergen Environment
  • Minimum Age Limit For Renters
  • Children Welcome:

    Over 3 acres for the kids to run and play!!...moreless

  • Non Smoking Only:

    We are a smoke free facility. Sorry!! ...moreless

  • Pets Not Allowed
  • Suitable For Elderly Or Infirm
  • Wheelchair Inaccessible

Bedrooms: 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8

  • Bedroom 1: 1 queen, 1 sleep sofa /futon

    Walk-in Closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 2: 1 queen

    Double Closet...moreless

  • Bedroom 3: 1 queen

    Double Closet...moreless

  • 3 Queen Beds, & Double... We use high thread cotton sheets with down pillows for your comfort. This Lodge would be great to book for Hunting, Fall Foliage Sightseeing Excursions,Thanksgiving Getaways, Family Christmas's and New Years Eve Fun!! Consderiate and Book!! Start making memories today!!...moreless

Bathrooms: 2 Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1: toilet, shower


  • Bathroom 2: toilet, combination tub/shower


  • Full Master with 2 sinks, main 3/4 shower with 2 sinks and Washer/Dryer.. Bath towels are all cotton and provided for your use!...moreless

Other Amenities

  • We offer free phone and wireless internet. We have a hotub to sook your daily activities away. A real indoor fireplace for you to enjoy the smells of the blak hills! Comfortable beds with high thread cotton sheets and down pillows!...moreless


  • CD Player
  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Radio
  • Satellite / Cable:

    Dish Network with 40' LCD Sony HDTV!!...moreless

  • Stereo
  • Television:

    40' LCD Sony HDTV!!...moreless

  • VCR
  • Video Library:

    Over 100 movies to choose from for your movie night in the Black Hills....moreless


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Autumn Foliage
  • Caves
  • Churches
  • Forests
  • Live Theater
  • Marina
  • Museums
  • Pond
  • Restaurants
  • Theme Parks
  • Zoo

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/Bank
  • Groceries
  • Hospital

Leisure Activities

  • Antiquing
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Gambling Casinos
  • Horseback Riding
  • Horseshoes
  • Miniature Golf
  • Scenic Drives
  • Sight Seeing
  • Walking
  • Wildlife Viewing

Location Type

  • Lake
  • Mountain
  • Mountain View

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Cycling
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Freshwater Fishing
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Mountain Climbing
  • Rock Climbing
  • Sailing
  • Skiing
  • Snowboarding
  • Snowmobiling
  • Spelunking
  • Swimming
  • Water Skiing


  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area
  • Seating for 10 people


  • Air Conditioning:

    Central Air...moreless

  • Alarm Clock
  • Basic Soaps
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Covered Parking:

    Oversize 3-stall garage...moreless

  • Filtered Water
  • Fireplace:

    Great Fireplace!!...moreless

  • Firewood
  • Free Long Distance:

    Yes and totally free!!...moreless

  • Garage:

    Oversize 3-stall...moreless

  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided:

    All cotton towels, High thread count bed sheets, Down pillows...moreless

  • Living Room:

    Great Fireplace!!...moreless

  • Local Activities Guide
  • Local Maps
  • Local Restaurant Guide
  • Paper Towels
  • Parking
  • Parking Off Street:

    Large asphalted driveway and parking. Just for your four wheelers and/or snowmobile trailers....moreless

  • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

    Yes.. pleanty...moreless

  • Safe
  • Shampoo
  • Telephone:

    Yes and totally free!!...moreless

  • Toilet Paper
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine:

    Detergant Available...moreless

  • Wireless Internet:

    Yes and totally free!!...moreless

  • Wood Fireplace:

    Wood Provided...moreless


  • 4 Ring Stove
  • Blender
  • Coffee Maker:

    We also have a Keurig Maker!!...moreless

  • Cooking Utensils:

    Every utensils you would want.. Need somethung special? Just ask and we can make sure it is there for your stay!!...moreless

  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Grill
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen:

    Supplied with plates, bowls, coffee cups, glasses, & silverware, cooking utencils, condiments & staples. (Refridge, Dishwasher, Microwave, & Stove)....moreless

  • Kitchenette
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator:

    Ice and Water in the Door.....moreless

  • Stove
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Balcony:

    Over looking the great room....moreless

  • Boat
  • Deck / Patio:

    Oversize covered porch with a huge wrap around deck with plenty of outside furniture for your enjoyment of the beautiful Black Hills....moreless

  • Lawn / Garden:

    3 acres to play on!!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill:

    Large Propane Grill!!...moreless

  • Outdoor Grill Gas
  • Porch / Veranda
  • Unscreened Porch / Veranda
  • Wood Deck

Pool / Spa

  • Jacuzzi
  • Outdoor Hot Tub


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Rental basis: Per property
Dates Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
Low Season
Nov 23 - Dec 22, 2015
3 night min stay
Christmas Holiday
Dec 23 - Dec 29, 2015
4 night min stay
Low Season
Jan 3 - Feb 10, 2016
3 night min stay
Presidents Holiday
Feb 11 - Feb 15, 2016
4 night min stay
Low Season
Feb 16 - Mar 23, 2016
3 night min stay
Easter Holiday
Mar 24 - Mar 28, 2016
4 night min stay
Low Season
Mar 29 - May 6, 2016
3 night min stay
High Season
May 7 - Jul 28, 2016
3 night min stay
Pre-Sturgis Rally
Jul 29 - Aug 4, 2016
3 night min stay
Sturgis Rally
Aug 5 - Aug 9, 2016
5 night min stay
Sturgis Rally
Aug 10 - Aug 14, 2016
5 night min stay
Post Sturgis Rally
Aug 15 - Aug 21, 2016
4 night min stay
High Season
Aug 22 - Aug 31, 2016
3 night min stay
Labor Day Holiday
Sep 1 - Sep 6, 2016
4 night min stay
High Season
Sep 7 - Sep 30, 2016
3 night min stay

Additional information about rental rates


  • Refundable Damage Deposit $300
  • Tax Rate 5.5%


Call for 2 night stay between bookings!! It is possible to stay 2 nights if it lands between bookings.. Low Season $250.00 a night if booked a 4 night stay. No Cleaning Fees unless left inadequate as to when you came minus normal cleaning like laundry, vacuuming, dusting, and etc. Rent 3 days or less will be charged a $100.00 cleaning fee. Rates subject to change without notice. Prices are different for holidays.

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Last updated: 11/29/2015
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30 Miles
Nearest Airport
Rapid City/Airport
2 Miles
Nearest Barpub
Sugar Shack/ Cousin's Pizza
11 Miles
Nearest Golf
Tomahawk Lake Country Club
20 Miles
Nearest Train
1880 Train/Hill City
6 Miles
Nearest Motorway
Hwy 385/ Rochford Road
2 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
Sugar Shack/ Cousin's Pizza
30 Miles
Nearest Ski
Terry Peak
8 Miles
Nearest Beach
Lake Pactola

Car: Necessary

We are located 20 Miles south of Deadwood/Lead on Hwy 385, Just west of the Sugar Shack/Trout Haven area or 6 miles north of junction 44 west of Rapid City. The Heart of the Hills! Enjoy your stay and ask for re-booking discounts!

Other Activities: 4-wheeling, fly-fishing, big game hunting, mikelson trail, pontoon rental, gambling, snow skiing, sturgis rally

Golf: Tomahawk Lake Country Club is 11 miles north on Hwy 385 towards Deadwood/Lead. It is a 18 hole course with food and bar. Rapid City has several courses.

Ski: Terry Peak and Mystic Miner is only 35 miles from the Lodge.


Owner info

Year Purchased: 2006

About the owner: I have been in the rental business since 1991 and sell residential real estate in Sioux Falls, SD for RE/MAX Professionals, Inc. My wife is employed at the Good Samaritan Socieity as a Wellness Director in Sioux Falls. We Live on a acreage south east of Sioux Falls with our golden retreiver named Gracie. For your Sioux Falls Real Estate Connection! Call me at (605) 366-5012 for a free confidential meeting!

Why the Owner Chose Rochford:
Being a college student in the middle 1980's at Black Hills State College in Spearfish; I had many weekends to explore the hills and always found this part the most beautiful and it stuck when I decided to purchase...

The Unique Benefits at this Cabin:
You will be located right in the 'Heart of the Beautiful Black Hills'. The property has a very large covered porch and open deck to relax in this picturesque setting! Plan to be suprised in the mornings and evenings with deer and turkeys in the yard. Maybe even an elk as we have seen them in the immediate area many times. We have a real fireplace to sit by with good book in the evenings. The property has a hot tub to relax your muscles after a day four-wheeling, snow skiing, sighteeing, & etc. We only use high quality mattresses, linens and pillows for our guests. The kitchen is stocked with all the utencils you would need. If there is something you need just let us know and we will try to have it there for you. We offer wireless internet, telephone(free long distance calls) and Dish TV on a 40' Sony HDTV. The poperty offers a oversize 3-stall garage for your vehicles or bikes. We also have a laundry room if needed(free of charge). Remember NO CLEANING FEES!! This could save you $75-$250!!

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Speaks: english

Guestbook comments from the owner

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  • Front Yard of Deer Meadow Lodge!!

    Front Yard of Deer Meadow Lodge!!

  • DML's Living Room w/fireplace

    DML's Living Room w/fireplace

  • DML Great Room

    DML Great Room

  • DML's Stairs to Loft

    DML's Stairs to Loft

  • Kitchen


  • Master 'Dear Meadow'

    Master 'Dear Meadow'

  • Deer Meadow Lodge!!

    Deer Meadow Lodge!!

  • 'Lake of the Woods' Bedroom

    'Lake of the Woods' Bedroom

  • Covered Porch

    Covered Porch

  • View on the Rochford Road with Rapid Creek

    View on the Rochford Road with Rapid Creek

  • View on the Rochford Road

    View on the Rochford Road

  • DML Driveway and Parking

    DML Driveway and Parking

  • DML Great Room

    DML Great Room

  • Looking at Dear Meadow Loft

    Looking at Dear Meadow Loft

  • Looking at Dear Meadow Loft

    Looking at Dear Meadow Loft

  • DML's Warm Fireplace with 40

    DML's Warm Fireplace with 40

  • Dining Room

    Dining Room

  • Master 'Dear Meadow'

    Master 'Dear Meadow'

  • Master 'Dear Meadow'

    Master 'Dear Meadow'

  • 'Mickelson Trail' Bedroom

    'Mickelson Trail' Bedroom

  • Deck/ Hot Tub

    Deck/ Hot Tub

  • Rapid Creek Rochford Road

    Rapid Creek Rochford Road

  • View on the Rochford Road with Rapid Creek

    View on the Rochford Road with Rapid Creek

  • Deer Meadow Lodge!!

    Deer Meadow Lodge!!

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Date last modified - Sunday, November 29, 2015

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