|Minutes to Mt. Rushmore
May all who enter here as guests depart as treasured friends.
Nestled amidst spectacular rocks above historic Battle Creek in Keystone, South Dakota, this cozy lodge provides a nostalgic hideaway in a convenient plain-sight location. Rated as one of the best values in the Southern Black Hills, Battle Creek Lodge is the biggest treasure in the Hills. Clean, Cozy, and Comfortable are just a few ways to describe our lodge – and the outstanding service, beautiful setting, and attention to detail are a few of the reasons you’ll want to stay.
Black Hills Attractions
Area Things to See and Do
Although Mount Rushmore may be what brings you and many other people to the area, it is certainly not the only thing to do or see. The beautiful mountains of the Black Hills have countless hiking and biking trails, fishing streams and lakes, parks with recreational activities, museums, attractions for kids, great restaurants, and LOTS MORE that will keep you from ever having to hear your kids say “I am bored” ever again!
The History of Battle Creek Lodge
Formerly the community Fire Hall, The original “Battle Creek Lodge” building served as the town fire hall, community center, and youth center prior to the devastating flood of 1972. After the Flood in 1972, major reconstruction was required, and the City of Keystone sold the property and what was remaining of the building. In 19 a family with a deep history and deep connection to the Keystone community purchased the property and started it on the road to becoming Battle Creek Lodge on what it has become today.