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Cozy Cabin Near Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Lakes, Custer State Park

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,015 sq ft
Property type bungalow
Minimum Stay 2 - 4 nights


About the property

Sleeping Options: Queen bed, Full bed, Bunkbeds and Queen Sofa Sleeper

Boxcar Bungalow is Located near Mt. Rushmore, Sheridan and Pactola Lakes, Custer State Park and on the Old Hill City Road which is the 1880 Train route. This Beautiful Bugalow Home near Hill City has 1 queen bed, 1 full bed and a queen sofa sleeper. This Bungalow is nestled in the pines and over looking Spring Creek which flows year round. The property sits on almost 2 acres which gives you plenty of room to take in the outdoors and enjoy a great evening around the outdoor fire pit. The bungalow has a fireplace, gas grill, big screen TV, air conditioning, outdoor fire pit, washer and dryer, with lots of off street parking. This home was just recently remodeled and updated. It is located just minutes from Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer State Park, 1880 Train and other tourist attractions. A vacation home setting that is comfortable and relaxing located in the Heart of the Hills which is central to the Black Hills. It is sure to welcome you home after a full day of Black Hills Fun. NOTE : If the dates of this property are full for your vacation time - email or call to see if a cancellation has happened or if our other properties are available in Hill City. Thanks

Property Manager
Jim Peterson
Member since: 2013
Premier Partner

This VRBO partner has demonstrated and is committed to fast response times, the best rates, and a great guest experience.

Speaks: english
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 23, 2018


Hill City Bungalow Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • bungalow
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1015 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 4:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 10:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 5
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21
  • Children welcome ...
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Golf Course Front ...
  • Monument View ...
  • Mountain View ...
  • Village ...
  • Air Conditioning
  • Clothes Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Heating
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster
  • Dining
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
    Bedroom 2 - 1 double , 1 bunk bed
  • DVD Player
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair inaccessible
  • churches
  • library
  • marina
  • museums
  • playground
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • horseshoes
  • miniature golf
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • roller blading
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing


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Cozy Cabin Near Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Lakes, Custer State Park
average rating of 4.894737 based on 38 reviews
Mt. Pleasant, SC (Charleston)

We had such a nice time!

  • 5 of 5

To begin with, this was a surprise trip for my guy's 70th birthday! Jim was so helpful, having never been to SD! The cabin is just as pictured and so charming. It was just right for us and very clean! As others have the nature and the serenity. It was a delight to see the deer every single morning and most evenings. They were right there outside our window.

This was also a great central location for all we wanted to do and see. Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Badlands, hiking and Bob even went fly fishing with a great guide.

Could not have been better! Thank you, Jim.

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: October 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Wallingford, PA

Wonderful Place to Stay!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay at the Boxcar Bungalow was terrific. It is well situated to visit all of the places we wanted to visit in the area, very nicely furnished and has a well-stocked kitchen. We loved seeing the deer in the yard every morning and early evening. One of our favorite things was the sight and sound of the 1880 Train right outside the front door. The Bungalow was very quiet and comfortable and we would definitely stay there again!

  • Submitted: Oct 16, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Cutest, most comfortable little cabin!

  • 5 of 5

When I pulled in the driveway of this adorable cabin, I was greeted by a deer standing just a few feet away from the house, there was another deer taking a nap a little ways off in the yard. The place was so peaceful, yet very conveniently located, just a few minutes drive from downtown shopping in Hillcity. It took us about 10 minutes or so to get to Sylvan Lake where we got on Harney Peak Trails. We couldn't be happier with the house, it was very clean and comfortable with an easy to use fireplace and TV/ DVD player. We didn't light a fire, but there is a fire pit and small deck to enjoy some outdoor time right in the yard. Loved the place, plan to stay there again. With one bedroom with a queen sized bed, and a little nook off the living room with a full size bed and twin bunk beds - we had plenty of sleeping room for myself and two girlfriends. Thanks for a wonderful stay Jim, look forward to next time!

  • Submitted: Oct 2, 2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Sunrises and Sunsets with Games

  • 5 of 5

The cabin is at the edge of a forest, therefore the most diffenent species of animals visit it time to time. Mule deers, skunk, chipmunks, squirrels and a lot birds close to you, in some cases 2-3 feets from you. While you prepare the breakfast or the diner you can observe even 5-10 deers at the same time. The facility itself is very well equipped, the only disadvantage is the biggest advantage of the place: there is no Internet. Consequently you can relax. Hill City itself is one of the best starting point to discover the Southern Black Hills, Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer and Wind Cave National Parks are very close to the town, and Hill City itself is very impressive, represents the ages of the Frontiers. Come to Jim Peterson's cabin and have the expériences we had!

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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I would absolutely stay here again!

  • 5 of 5

Nice semi-secluded property on the edge of town. Great place for a weekend getaway or extended stay for exploring the Black Hills.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
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Very clean, quiet. Just the right distance to town.

  • 5 of 5

Had a great time. The property is well taken care of. Lots of deer roam through the yard. Just the right size for 3-4 persons.

  • Submitted: Jul 21, 2017
  • Stayed: July 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
40 Miles
Rapid City Regional
Nearest Barpub
0.5 Miles
Slate Creek Grill / Bar
Nearest Golf
15 Miles
Rocky Knolls
Nearest Train
0.5 Miles
1880 Train - Tourist Train
Nearest Motorway
0.5 Miles
16 / 385
Nearest Restaurant
0.5 Miles
Alpine Inn
Nearest Ski
45 Miles
Terry Peak
Nearest Beach
5 Miles
Sheridan Lake

Boxcar Bungalow is located near Hill City which is the Heart of the Black Hills. From here all your day trips are easy. Be right in the middle of all that the Black Hills has to offer. You can spend days and not see it all. So plan on coming back.


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $89
Damage Insurance $59

Cancellation Policy

If canceled 90 days or greater to arrival - $50.00 fee will be assessed. Balance of nightly rental will be refunded.

If Canceled 90 days or less to arrival then - Deposit will be kept if we cant re-book. If we are able to re-book then a $50.00 cancel fee only.

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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