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“Gorgeous”
Review of Horse Thief Lake

Horse Thief Lake
Ranked #11 of 24 things to do in Keystone
Certificate of Excellence
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Reviewed 2 March 2014

The name itself was alluring, and the lake was, too! It was very tranquil and a great place for picnicking. Bring cash, though, because the park asks that you give $4 for facility use. Still, it was worth a stop.

3  Thank CarolTCK
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Reviewed 12 November 2013

There are good hiking trails around the lake. Lots to choose from. There is also a rock climbing area across the highway.

2  Thank Mike K
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Reviewed 23 August 2013

In 2003 I packed up the car and took my 10 year old daughter on a road trip she still talks about to this day.

We drove past Mount Rushmore and stopped next to a lake; I happened to have a fishing pole and a few lures in the trunk. My daughter threw out the line and bang - first cast caught a nice rainbow trout.

I just went back to Rapid City with a friend and his 12 year old daughter. All I can say is: 2 days; 2 hours; 2 limits of rainbow trout - who could ask for anything more.

2  Thank mws58
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Reviewed 18 August 2013

I don't know if I'd consider Horsetheif Lake an attraction??? Haha! But it was a nice quiet place to camp and nice trail to walk around the small lake. Basically just a small pretty lake to drive by an have a picnic at and maybe some fishing. Swimming? I'd say nahhhh there's way better places to swim around the area that are actually ment for swimming at.

Thank SmileLaughLoveHope
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Reviewed 26 July 2013 via mobile

Beautiful Lake!! Great sights! Even though its man-made it still adds beauty and value to the area! Didn't fish there, but obviously is a good sight to fish as there were quite a few people on the shore.

2  Thank Dustin C
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