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Little Elk Cabin in Scenic Vanocker Canyon

Our historic log cabin was built by the CCCs in 1930s and moved to our property in Vanocker Canyon.
15 reviews
Our historic log cabin was built by the CCCs in 1930s and moved to our property in Vanocker Canyon.
Spacious Living Room has open beam ceiling as well as a Queen Sofa Bed and Electric Log Fireplace.
Kitchen is supplied with all cookware as well as coffeemaker, toaster, microwave & full-size fridge.
Comfortable seating for 4-5 people in kitchen or there is also an outside picnic table and gas grill
New pillow-top Queen Bed in Bedroom, Dresser and Closet
Shower over full-size Bathtub and Well-lit Mirror
Stairway to the left leads to Loft area with 2 twin beds--children love the loft!
Arctic Cat chose our property for filming in this area in 2010
Children have plenty of room to play outside at our log cabin.
Our Log Cabin sits on 5 Private Acres with no other structures around--and not within a development.
Large Paved Driveway with private entrance, metal gate and fully fenced
Nearby Dalton Lake is stocked with Rainbow Trout every Spring and is a peaceful spot to go fishing.
Our property is bordered on two sides by Forest Service land for plenty of privacy.
Wolfgang has built many hiking trails in the Black Hills--he's at the '76 Trail in Spearfish Canyon.
A small creek meanders through the east end of the 15 acres where we live in Vanocker Canyon.
Charming One-Half Story Loft (4' high) is perfect for children--adults enjoy it as well.
Little Elk Canyon near Dalton Lake is a wonderful spot for a short hike.
Two new fishing piers at Dalton Lake nearby.  Lake is stocked with trout every spring.
Scenic, fully paved Vanocker Canyon is one of the most beautiful drives in the Black Hills.
Living room now has new flat-screen TV with many family channels on the satellite.
Spectacular Vanocker Canyon
Right before the Fall colors after the days of summer.
Wild turkeys roam frequently thru our 15-acre property.
Another view of living room in the cabin.
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2 Bedrooms , 1 Bathroom , Sleeps 5
Nemo, South Dakota
This historic log cabin was built in the 1930s by the Civilian Conservation Corp when they were working in the Black Hills during the depression era. It has been completely renovated and restored by Wolfgang and Kathleen, who offer you a unique and memorable lodging experience during your visit to this beautiful area in Vanocker Canyon. We are located near the small quaint town of Nemo, halfway between Rapid City and Deadwood--central to all Black Hills attractions. This cabin sits on a five-acre parcel (fenced and gated) with no other structures around and it is not within a development. Amenities include the following:

Flat screen TV with many satellite channels (no DVD); CD player
Fully furnished kitchen
ALL paper products and linens provided
Outside picnic table and gas barbecue grill
Smoking on Porch
Private phone in C...
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About the Owner, Kathleen S
Languages spoken: English
Response Rate: 100 %
Response Time: Within a few hours
Calendar Updated: 4 days ago
Listed since : Feb 2012
Overall rating: 5.0 / 5.0
Based on 15 reviews and 2 properties
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Excellent - based on 15 reviews
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English first
Reviewed 8 September 2017 for a stay in September 2017

Fort Atkinson, Wisconsin
Reviewed 18 June 2017 for a stay in June 2017

Jen B
2 reviews
Reviewed 6 July 2016 for a stay in June 2016

This cabin had everything we were looking for and more. It was perfect for our family and centered in the middle of everything we wanted to do. It is on a highway, which surprised us a bit (we thought it would truly be in the middle of nowhere), and there are houses nearby. The cabin was very clean and comfortable....

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm Clock
  • Books
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (4)
  • Dryer
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Full Baths (1)
  • Grill
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kettle
  • King Beds:(1)
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (2)
  • Local Guides/Maps
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Outdoor Dining Area
  • Paper Towels Provided
  • Parking
  • Porch
  • Refrigerator
  • Single Beds:(2)
  • Soap/Shampoo Provided
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Telephone
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking not allowed
This property is not suitable for large events--family reunions, weddings or large parties.
    1 Full bath
    1 Sofa
    2 Twins
    1 King
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1 Aug 2018 -
13 Aug 2018
Sturgis Rally 2018
7 nights
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Additional Rate and Availability Information
No Cleaning fees, Insurance fees or Booking fees; No security/damage deposits. However, guests are responsible for any damage to the premises. During June, July and August, we have a 4-night minimum, unless we have 2-3 nights open between two bookings, which you are welcome to rent.
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About the neighbourhood
We are conveniently located within 30 minutes of both Rapid City or Deadwood. All major Black Hills attractions (north and south) are within an hour's drive or less. There is a large, paved, private driveway which offers plenty of room if you travel with an RV or a trailer.
Wonderland Cave, one of the prettiest crystal caves in the Black Hills, is right up the road from our cabin. Dalton Lake is close by, as well as Little Elk Canyon. You have a choice of relaxing places to visit nearby, and the quaint town of Nemo is 3 miles to the south of the cabin.
Property is gated and fenced for your privacy.
Car recommended
How to get there
Airport: Rapid City Regional : 72.0 km
We will send you a confirmation letter with more information, as well as a sheet of detailed directions once you reserve the cabin. We are easy to find.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, There Is A Golf Course Within 30 Mins Drive, Horse Riding Nearby, Nearest Beach: 18.0 km.
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