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Cowboy Inn
500 A Street Edgemont, SD 57735


Cowboy Up at the Cowboy Inn! 
Hang your hat with us, along the way to or from the Black Hills. 

Located right along the trail to/from Denver or Nebraska, we are a convenient and comfortable to kick off yer boots with many places to explore nearby as well as some pretty good grub in town too.  If yer a little parched when you pull up, ask Glenda for a tall, cool glass of her homemade lemonade!

Deadwood Gulch Resort & Creekside Restaurant
304 Cliff Street, PO Box 643
Highway 85 South • Deadwood, SD
605-578-1294  Toll free 1-800-695-1876


Step out of your room and right onto the Mickelson Trail!  This 87 room resort is directly adjacent to the trail for hiking, bicycling, cross country skiing or snowmobiling.  We offer an indoor hot tub and exercise room, 120 machine casino, full service bar, convention center, and Creekside Restaurant & Bakery.   


Free on-site parking and trolley service to Deadwood Main Street.  Winner of the George S. Mickelson Great Service Award.  Convenient location.  

Deadwood Super 8 Lodge & Casino
196 Cliff Street • Deadwood, SD

(605) 578-2535

National winner in hospitality & quality assurance scores 2002!  After a day on the trail, lounge on our sunning deck or relax in our indoor pool & spa.  Then try your luck in our Lucky 8 Casino! 


Open 24 hours, with  24 hour front desk, pizzeria, free super start deluxe continental breakfast bar, free local calls, Internet (wireless and 10 Hardwired) and great hospitality.​

First Gold Hotel  & Gaming
270 Main
Deadwood, SD 57732
605-578-9777 or 1-800-274-1876

Conveniently located in the Black Hills of South Dakota the First Gold Hotel is just a few blocks away from historic downtown Deadwood and close to area attractions, such as the Days of '76 Museum, Adams Museum, Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, Spearfish Canyon, Custer State Park, the Badlands, and Devils Tower.


The First Gold Hotel offers over 200 deluxe hotel accommodations to choose from, free onsite parking, and the Gold Nugget Buffet, featuring prime rib nightly.

Hill City/Mt. Rushmore Super 8 Motel
P.O. Box 184
Hill City, SD 57745
(605) 574-4141
(800) 800-8000

New in 2004!  Only franchised accommodations in Hill City open year 'round!  Close to Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse.  57 units, indoor pool, spa, elevator, meeting facilities, free continental breakfast, free wildlife display, CCTV, fax, Laundromat, Casino and ATM. Guinness World Record for largest teddy bear collection with over 11,000 different bears! 


Located near downtown with family dining, shops, galleries, entertainment & other services nearby.  Mickelson Trail 1 block.  Summer vacation.  Fall hunting.  Winter snowmobiling & ice fishing.

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Hill City Quality Inn  

616 Main Street • Hill City, SD

(605) 937-5865 Website


You get more at Quality Inn - more value AND more perks
Quality Inn Hill City near Mt Rushmore is located in Hill City with the Mickelson Trail running across our property. We were completely renovated in 2019 and hold Choice Hotels most prestigious award by being named a Platinum Award winning hotel by Choice Hotels. We offer bicycle parking securely locked and stored in our hotel. We offer guests a free full hot breakfast buffet each morning to get their day started out. We also offer upgraded triple sheet bedding along with pillow top mattress for a great nights rest.

Whitetail Creek Resort

11295 US Hwy 14A Lead, SD 57754

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Come stay at the creek! 

Located just 1/3 mile from Sugarloaf Trailhead & 2 miles south of Lead.

Standard & kitchen motel rooms • year-round!

Cabins, camping, RV sites & tent sites • May thru September

The resort is laid out next to Whitetail Creek with trail 5W of the Black Hills trail system meandering right through the property!