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The Stables at Palmer Gulch

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12620 Highway 244, Hill City, SD 57745-8902
+1 605-574-3412
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Even though the weather was bad and it turned cold the experience was wonderful the people were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Allendo
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Bonnie and Clyde Ride Again

This is an awesome experience. While visiting with family we rode the horses at Palmer Gulch to the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
J R
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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Guided Horseback Riding on Trails in the Black Hills National Forest Chuck Wagon Supper Show/ Entertainment/Horse Drawn wagons/Steak Dinner/Dutch Oven Sides
  • Excellent81%
  • Very good16%
  • Average2%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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“potatoes” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
LOCATION
12620 Highway 244, Hill City, SD 57745-8902
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+1 605-574-3412
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Even though the weather was bad and it turned cold the experience was wonderful the people were terrific and they made it the best that they could for the bad weather. The food was good but the experience of the rest was better the Cowboys...More

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Erica H, Owner at The Stables at Palmer Gulch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

We love your review. It just reminds us not to give up when the going gets tough. Weather has been a challenge for us this summers but we understand its your vacation and we want to make it a great experience for all. Regardless of...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This is an awesome experience. While visiting with family we rode the horses at Palmer Gulch to the Chuckwagon Dinner. If you have never been on a horse, or it’s been awhile, don’t be discouraged. Our guide directed us through each turn. We rode with...More

Thank J R
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Erica H, Owner at The Stables at Palmer Gulch, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

great review J R and thanks for the rendition of the ride and the description of the horses personalities. Fun to read your thoughts on the experience. I will share this review with the wranglers.

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Reviewed 3 days ago

On our honeymoon I convinced my 'non-horse loving' husband to do on a trail ride with me. We traveled the very short distance from our lodge in Keystone for the first ride of the day. (We elected the middle option) Everyone from the time we...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

Fantastic hospitality and excellent horseback riding through the Black Hills National Forest. Each of our guides and instructors helped make the trail ride to our excellent Chuckwagon supper more than a dog and pony show. We were fortunate to view turkeys, bucks, does, and other...More

Thank Aaron K
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fun, straightforward chuckwagon dinner without gimmicks. We would definitely recommend it. We took the covered wagons from the campground. Half the ride is through the KOA campground which is fairly boring, but the second half has great scenery that ends in a meadow that frames...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Humorous, engaging entertainers, excellent food, beautiful setting, kind cowboys and people from all over the world made for a wonderful and memorable evening. The adults and children in our party thoroughly enjoyed the event. It was a highlight of our Black Hills vacation! We highly...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a great time here. None of us have ridden a horse before and we were all able to make it and have a great time on a one-hour trail ride. The trail goes through the Black Hills National Forest so it’s a beautiful...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Horses are great and very gentle. This is a true head to tail ride so if you ride much this may not be for you. However it is great for kids and beginning riders. Scenery was great and we saw several deer. It was a...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The staff were great - friendly and instructive. The ride was 1 hour and very slow - was a good starting ride for my 7 year old. Unfortunately, half the ride is past RV's at the KOA. We saw 1 deer on the ride. Horses...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Loved this cowboy show/dinner! Wish they could add the Indian show on the ride out like we saw in Wyoming, that would be all I would change/add ;)

Thank Tamara D
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I think so but you would have to call. We were there in June.
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