Out of town feel. In town appeal.

  • Campfire
  • Canyon Lake
  • Black Hills Cabins
  • Mount Rushmore National Monument
  • Cattail Lodge
  • Paddleboats
  • Lodge, Cabins & Motel Rooms

Nestled in the foothills of the Black Hills, Canyon Lake Resort offers a restful and peaceful atmosphere in Rapid City, South Dakota.



Family Reunion Cabin Posted April 29, 2015

Family Reunion Cabin Coming to Black Hills in August 2015

Family has always been the heart of Canyon Lake Resort, the center of everything we do. Our cabins and lodges nestled into the Black Hills of South Dakota serve as a getaway for you and your loved ones. Today we’ve begun to further that mission, starting demolition within what once was the Chophouse. Our goal is to transform the lakeside lodge into a retreat for groups and families to reunite under one roof, with the splendor of Rapid City and the Black Hills surrounding.

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Finding Family Fun in the Black Hills

Family fun at Dinosaur Park in the Black Hills.

photo credit: Mykl Roventine via photopin cc

It’s easy to know when you’ve reached the Black Hills. Endless stretches of plains evolve into rolling hills darkly shaded with the evergreen of Ponderosa pines. Within these dense slopes, families can find adventure, fun, nostalgia and more. While made famous to many thanks to the Americana monument of Mount Rushmore, these storied hills have something for everyone hidden within the forest.

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