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#2 Cabin near Mt. Rushmore at Pine Rest Cabins

SuperhostHill City, South Dakota, United States
Entire cabin hosted by Jan
3 guests1 bedroom1 bed1 bathroom
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Mountain Ambiance ~ Modern Comforts

Welcome to Pine Rest Cabins ~ the perfect location for day trips anywhere in the Black Hills. Mt. Rushmore , Crazy Horse and Custer State Park are all within 20 minutes of your cabin.

Established in 1911, Pine Rest Cabins has been home away from home for generations of travelers. We are delighted to welcome you to our home at this historic Black Hills family owned / operated lodging establishment.

Your Hosts, Jan & Steve
Owners since 1992

The space
SMALL CABIN #2
Sorry, no pets. No smoking. No AC
OCCUPANCY: 1-4 people.
1 bedroom with queen bed.
Full futon sofa-bed in kitchenette/living room area
1 tiny bathroom with stall shower, sink and toilet.

Cabin #2 is the north half of the Cabin #1 & 2 duplex. This is a comfortable little old fashioned cabin with that quintessential Black Hills Knotty pine interior Each half of the duplex is approximately 350 sq. ft. and has a separate entrance, while they share the front porch.

Comfortable queen size bed in the bedroom , which has a quilt to cover the door and a full size futon sofabed in the kitchenette/living room area.

These cabins are ideal for 1 or 2 adults and 1 or 2 children.

Guest access
There are 10 cabins on the premises of Pine Rest Cabins to which a shared hot tub / spa building is accessible, which includes a large patio and small chiminea style fire pit. Take the sidewalk via the playground behind your cabin which will lead you to the Bathhouse Spa building and patio.

We like to encourage everyone to kick back and leave the phone on the charger inside your cabin to totally appreciate our forest time together outside.

You'll definitely want to check out the Perky Pine Cafe for great coffee and un-coffee drinks, some homemade sweets or protein bars to go. We are pleased to serve locally roasted Dark Canyon Coffee and South Dakota based Native American Teas. The coffee shop is also has reliable Wi Fi signal and the porch and decks are always available when the shop is closed for the night.

Other things to note
We have good wi-fi connectivity from the coffee shop and most of the cabins which you are welcome to use. We remind you that we are rural and with the dramatic increase in usage , especially in the summer months , service may be patchy or slow here and other parts of the Black Hills . Our mountain weather also occasionally has an effect. It's a good idea to plan for using your own data if you are counting on downloading or streaming a lot of information. We do not provide a printer - printing and wi-fi are available at the public library in Hill City.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

HOW FAR ARE YOU FROM MT. RUSHMORE?
Pine Rest Cabins is roughly 9 miles from Mt. Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument and the entrance to Custer State Park at Sylvan Lake. ( Black Elk Peak Trail #9 trailhead )

WHAT SHALL I WEAR?
Summer days are generally cooler in the hills with temperatures in the 70's and 80's, while nights can get as low as the 30's, so it is wise to bring sweatshirts and jeans as well as your summer clothes. You will be glad you brought comfortable shoes for hiking and walking. A bathing suit is required for use of the hot tub and sauna or if you plan to visit an area pool, lake or waterslide park.

ARE THE CABINS AIR CONDITIONED?
Our cabins are nature cooled, but fans are available should nature need a little help. With the windows open you will breathe fresh mountain air and wake to the scent of pine. Resting on the shady side of the mountain at approximately 5000 feet above the sea level, heat and humidity are usually held in check and the cabins have good ventilation.

DO THE CABINS HAVE HEAT OR FIREPLACES?
The Aspen is open year round are heated with a cozy gas fireplace .

DO YOU PROVIDE BREAKFAST?
We leave most of the cooking up to you, however you may want to come up to the Perky Pine Cafe in the morning to see what we've baked up - the coffee shop also has a variety of granola & protein bars including gluten free options. Gourmet coffee beans and a variety of Native American tea's are available for purchase at the Perky Pine . The kitchenettes are equipped and you'll find everything you need in the way of groceries at the local shops and grocery store right in Hill City. If you'd prefer to dine out, we'd be happy to refer you to some of our favorite eating places or peruse the menues we keep on hand in the lobby/coffee shop.

IS THERE HIKING NEARBY?
Feel free to truly hike and explore the natural beauty of the Black Hills National Forest directly adjoining our property. There are also numerous mapped and marked trails in the Black Hills National Forest and Custer State Park within an easy drive. The Mickelson trail access is less than one mile. We are happy to share with you those we've hiked or provide a source of information on those we haven't. We find the Black Hills to be very accessible hiking for all ages and abilities.

WHERE TO FISH?
There are several public lakes in the Black Hills , mainly stocked with trout. Our nearest fishing ponds are within a half to one mile from Pine Rest and we are happy to point you in the right direction. Spring Creek runs through Hill City and Rapid Creek is popular for fly fishing. Major Lake is a small lake right accross from the grocery store in Hill City. Sheridan, Pactola and Deerfield are the larger lakes nearest us. Temporary fishing licenses are available at the local gas station and hardware store.

DO YOU HAVE A POOL OR HOT TUB?
We do have a shared hot tub and sauna at the Bathhouse Spa for older kids ( 12 & up) and adults, but no pool . The shared sauna is wood burning and available during the cool months when fire danger is low. You'll also want your suits to enjoy a sunny day at one of the area lakes. We are happy to point you in the right direction. Some of the marinas rent pontoon boats and fishing boats, or paddle boats and canoes.

We are also happy to have the naturally heated indoor and outdoor pools at Hot Springs' Evans Plunge about an hour from us. Custer, 11 miles, has a public pool and there are several in Rapid City - 27 miles. The Watikii Water Park in Rapid City, less than an hour from us, is also open all year. Our favorite swimming lakes with restroom facilities are Center Lake in Custer State Park, Agostura Lake near Hot Springs, and Sheridan Lake, just 7 miles north of us off of Hwy 385. Day use Permits or Park stickers are required for these swimming areas.

WHY DON'T YOU ALLOW PETS?
Visiting "Granddogs" and their forest friends freely roam the property and they prefer to have the place to themselves. We have many local deer, chipmunks, squirrels, turkeys and rarely, an elk herd passing through. Out of respect for our neighbors - and, living along the highway - to protect the health and safety of our winged and four legged friends and yours, we do not allow pets.

ARE YOUR CABINS SECLUDED?
As with most private property situated within the boundaries of the Black Hills National Forest , we are right along the main road. Pine Rest Cabns has three short gravel driveways, just off of highway 16/385 allowing quick and easy access for those who like to be out and about during the day and return in the evening to unwind. In the winter time our road is well maintained and very quiet. Our home for over 26 years, we love it here among the mountains and pines, yet having everything so handy. However, if you prefer to be further from it all, we understand. Let us know, and we'd be glad to link you to other possibilities that may better suit your needs.

WHAT ABOUT CAMPFIRES?
Being in the center of the national forest, we are cautious about open fires . Each cabin does have a charcoal grill. You are invited to use the chiminea at the bathhouse patio during low fire danger. We are located in the Black Hills National Forest Fire protection district and are subject to the rules and regulations thereof.



WHAT IS PROVIDED IN THE CABINS ?

Kitchenette:

Apartment size gas range
Under counter refrigerator
Microwave
Electric coffee maker
Toaster
Dishsoap and dishtowels
Basic pots, pans and cooking utensils
Dishes
Silverware
Note: There is also charcoal grill and picnic table outside .

Linens & Sundries Provided:

Beds are made in the queen bedroom.
Sheets are provided for you to make your own futon .
Bath towels, hand towels, dish towels and washcloths
Hand soap & dish soap
Toilet paper
Electric fans
Irons
NOTE : No daily maid service - fresh towels, bedding and other necessities are available daily for pick up at the towel window at the lodge .

WHAT SHOULD I BRING?

You may wish to bring kitchen items :

Paper plates
Paper towels
Napkins
Aluminum foil
Food storage bags
Mixing bowls & large pots or pans
Charcoal, lighter fluid & your own special utensils for grill
Coffee and other groceries
We have a full service grocery store, Krulls Market, located in Hill City as well as two convenience stores and a Dollar General nearby.

You may want to bring personal linens & sundries

Shampoo
Lotion
Sunscreen
Facial tissue
Hair dryer ( we do have a loaner)
Beach towels or "outside" towels or picnic blankets
Bathing suit
First Aid Kit
Flashlight

WHERE CAN WE DO LAUNDRY?
Laundromats are located at the two gas station/convenience stores - Conoco & Exxon - in Hill City.

DOES THE CABIN HAVE A PHONE AND WI- FI?
There are no phones in the cabins. Generally speaking cell phone reception is good here at Pine Rest Cabins and in Hill City . Be prepared for pockets with "no service" as you travel around the Black Hills. You may want to check with your service provider about your particular phone coverage and plan for extra data usage. It is good to remember that when a call won't go through out in the hills , sometimes a text will , and a paper map in the car is an old reliable method of navigation.

We have good wi-fi connectivity from the coffee shop and most of the cabins which you are welcome to use. We remind you that we are rural and with the dramatic increase in usage , especially in the summer months , service may be patchy or slow here and other parts of the Black Hills . Our mountain weather also occasionally has an effect. It's a good idea to plan for using your own data if you are counting on downloading or streaming a lot of information. We do not provide a printer - printing and wi-fi are available at the public library in Hill City.
Mountain Ambiance ~ Modern Comforts

Welcome to Pine Rest Cabins ~ the perfect location for day trips anywhere in the Black Hills. Mt. Rushmore , Crazy Horse and Custer State Park are all within 20 minutes of your cabin.

Established in 1911, Pine Rest Cabins has been home away from home for generations of travelers. We are delighted to welcome you to our home at this historic Black Hills family o…
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1 queen bed

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Free parking on premises
Dedicated workspace
Essentials
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Heating
Fire extinguisher
Private entrance
Iron
Carbon monoxide alarm

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I'm a country girl at heart with a passion for all things vintage, outdoors and active. I love to hike, bicycle and kayak at a casual pace, not a race. Winter is the best because of broomball and sledding. I find a garage sale much more exciting than shopping at the mall or on -line . Work is a blessing and having a family is my dream come true, so I have no bucket list, but LOT's of things I'd still love to do , and that includes hosting you! My husband thinks I'm crazy and my grandson adores me - what can I say? I've promised to hike the Himalayas with my youngest son when he is 60 and I'm 100! OK , you guessed it.... I'm vivacious and a bit of a silly poet always hoping to tip the scales of life to the joyful side. My life's motto comes from my brother Ivan: " a little encouragement goes a long way"
I'm a country girl at heart with a passion for all things vintage, outdoors and active. I love to hike, bicycle and kayak at a casual pace, not a race. Winter is the best because o…
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