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Bedrooms 3
Space 1,600 sq. ft.
Property type cabin
Minimum Stay 2 - 5 nights


About the property

Cabin, 3 Bedrooms + Loft, 2 Baths, (Sleeps 10 maximum. )

12152 High Country Court Hill City, SD 57745

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The Rippling Creek Haven has been a popular cabin rental since the late 1990's. In the winter of 2012, the owners built an addition to this half log sided cabin. The addition now provides for 3 separate bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. The previous living room area expanded the existing kitchen and allowed for a larger dining area.

The cabin has 2 bedrooms on the main floor, each with a queen bed. The main floor also has the kitchen, dining area, full bathroom with laundry, and new living room with a gas log fireplace. The addition on the second floor includes a bedroom with a king size bed, a small loft overlooking the fireplace with a futon sleeper and a bathroom with shower. The pre-existing loft prior to the addition has 2 queen beds. This cabin has a wall AC unit in the loft and one in the living room, satellite TV and internet access. The deck has outdoor seating and a table as well as a gas grill and a private hot tub. The hot tub is available 9 months of the year; the hot tub is CLOSED January, February and March.

NEW IN 2015: A gas fire pit with seating has been added to the back yard, near the hot tub. Even during high fire danger, the gas-fired pit is permitted for use, while wood burning pits are banned. Guest will need to provide their own one pound propane tanks for the pit. Disposable tanks can be purchased at the local grocery and hardware stores. Located 4 miles west of Hill City, Rippling Creek Haven offers direct access to the Mickelson Trail, a hiking/biking and horseback riding trail. There is a catch & release wet weather stream on the property and it is near numerous mountain lakes for catch & keep fishing. Centrally located in the Black Hills, this cabin offers a quick fifteen to twenty minute trip to all the major Black Hills attractions including Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, Custer State Park , Needles Highway and many more tourist favorites.

Half log pine interior and exterior. Direct access to hiking/biking trail. In a valley with forested views. Within 15 minutes to Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, Custer State Park and all major attractions in the Central Black Hills.

If you do not see the dates available that you need, please see our VRBO listings #184212, #184229, #365383, #449350,Or #162608.

Looking for smaller rentals? Try VRBO listings #19775, #384912, #274119, or #255481.

This rental is property managed by Heart of the Hills Vacation Homes, LLC.

More Details

Property Manager
Marcia Benning
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 18, 2018


Hill City Cabin Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • cabin
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1600 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 12
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Gas Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Internet
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 10 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , combination tub/shower , Downstairs and includes Washer and Dryer
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , Upstairs
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 12
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Downstairs
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , Downstairs
    Bedroom 3 - 1 king , Upstairs
    Loft - 2 queen , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Large loft with 2 queen beds, small loft with 1 futon
  • King size beds (1), Queen size Beds (4), Plus futon, sleeps 12
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • VCR
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Hot Tub ...
  • churches
  • health/beauty spa
  • library
  • live theater
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • swimming


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
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average rating of 4.8095236 based on 21 reviews

It was a perfect Christmas in the Black Hills!

  • 5 of 5

This rental was excellant! It was clean and very cozy, but roomy enough for all the family members that spent Christmas with us. The pictures dont do it justice. It provided everyting we needed to cook our meals and we really enjoyed ourselves.

  • Submitted: Dec 26, 2017
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for writing this review. It really is designed for family gatherings, with several private sleeping areas for the adults and loft beds for the younger family members. The kitchen table is very large so it can seat 10 easily. We are glad you enjoyed your stay and hope you will make this a family tradition! Marcia, Residential Rental Agent
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Perfect Getaway Cabin in the Hills

  • 5 of 5

Relaxation at its best! Perfect location in the Hills!

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: We are so pleased that you enjoyed your time at the Rippling Creek Haven. Many of our guests appreciate the cabin for its ease in hosting several family members or groups of people with plenty of seating at the dining table. Others appreciate its central location in the Black Hills and access to the adjacent hiking/bike trail. We hope you will return again! Marcia Benning, Residential Rental Agent
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Great cabin in the heart of the Black Hills!

  • 5 of 5

We loved the size, enough room to accommodate our family of nine nicely. The cabin had that coziness and cabin feel with the log construction and fireplace. We chose this cabin because it was so close to everything we wanted to experience in the Black Hills.

  • Submitted: Oct 1, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Collins, CO

Rippling Creek Haven

  • 5 of 5

This Cabin exceeded our expectations! A perfect respite after long days of seeing all the Black Hills has to offer. Heart of the Hills Vacation were wonderful, and very accommodating. I will recommend to all of my friends and family. This cabin was a perfect location in a darling town. The beds were super comfortable and we all woke up each morning saying want a great night sleep we had! Very, Very clean and roomy. Felt so lucky to have found such a perfect place.

  • Submitted: Sep 29, 2016
  • Stayed: September 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Clean and spacious!

  • 4 of 5

This home was the perfect size for the 12 of us on our mini-family reunion! We had a variety of family sizes and age ranges, and there was plenty of room to spread out, to eat at the kitchen table, and for each family to have their own space. The location was excellent, and it was peaceful. We had an issue with internet service the first day, and the owner was quick to answer our questions, explain that it was a incidence of a provider issue in the area, and then called us Saturday morning to make sure our internet was working as theirs had turned on. Perfect service and helpfulness!

  • Submitted: Jul 25, 2016
  • Stayed: July 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Fort Dodge, Iowa

Family Time!

  • 5 of 5

Our family wanted to express our appreciation to your office and staff. We so enjoyed our week in the Rippling Creek Haven cabin. It was just the right size and fit our needs so well. The kitchen and living areas were so roomy and comfortable. Your flexibility in letting us use the bedrooms and not the loft was the perfect idea.

I think I mentioned that this was our first trip with married adult children. The three bedrooms helped make this the perfect mix of family time and privacy.

Your office was patient with us as we chose the cabin and you answered our questions honestly.

We all wanted to let you know that we loved our time in the cabin and appreciated your office and staff as well. We would recommend you to our friends if they ever decide to travel out your way.

  • Submitted: Jun 6, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for your kind words! What a nice way to start off our busy season. We will be sure to show your message to all of our staff. The owners have put a lot of work in to making the cabin just the way you described it. We look forward to having you back some day. Marcia
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Nearest Airport
35 Miles
Rapid city
Nearest Barpub
4 Miles
Hill city
Nearest Golf
18 Miles
Nearest Restaurant
4 Miles
Hill city
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Car: necessary

This cabin is adjacent to the Mickelson Trail - walking, bicycling, horseback riding allowed. Nearby attractions include Brule, Circle B Chuckwagon and Music Show, horseback riding. Within 30 miles, you have a ton of attractions - Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Bear Country USA, Reptile Gardens, Jewel Cave and the list goes on and on. This cabin is only 4 miles out of Hill City - which is considered 'The Heart of the Black Hills'. You will have an IDEAL location.




Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $100 + Tax
Tax Rate 6.0%

We cannot allow more than 12 people to congregate on the property at any one time.
We take all reservations by phone. Please call 605-574-2250.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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