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Kiddville Ranch. Site of Historical Gold Mining Camp. Pets are Free!

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3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets
TV, DVD player, books
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
Fridge, microwave, oven, stovetop
3 bedrooms, iron/ironing board, WiFi, bed sheets

Overview of Kiddville Ranch. Site of Historical Gold Mining Camp. Pets are Free!

Kiddville Ranch. Site of Historical Gold Mining Camp. Pets are Free!

4.9/5 Exceptional

Entire home

3 bedrooms1 bathroomSleeps 6

Popular amenities

  • Kitchen
  • Air conditioning
  • Pet friendly
  • Washer
  • Dryer
  • Outdoor Space

Cleaning and safety practices

  • Cleaned with disinfectant
  • Contactless check-in
  • Sheets and towels washed at 140°F
Custer, SD

Explore the area

  • Popular LocationCrazy Horse Memorial18 min drive
  • Popular LocationRocky Knolls Golf Course23 min drive
  • Popular LocationFour Mile Old West Town Museum25 min drive

Space details

3 bedrooms, 1 bathroom, sleeps 6
Bedroom 1
    1 queen bed
Bedroom 2
    2 twin/single beds
Bedroom 3
    1 queen bed
Common area
    1 queen bed
Bathroom 1
    Bathtub/shower combo

About this property

Entire place

You'll have the entire home to yourself and will only share it with other guests in your party.

Kiddville Ranch. Site of Historical Gold Mining Camp. Pets are Free!

Family-friendly vacation home in Custer
No pet fee!
$165/night for up to 3 guests. $20/night per additional guest. Plus VRBO service fee and 6% lodging tax.
Kiddville was a small gold mining camp in the days of the settlement of the Black Hills IN THE LATE 1800's!
It was then abandoned after the gold rush.
The vacation home originally was the two story miner's boarding house. The boarding house was then converted and re-modeled into a MODEST family home in the 1930's, and the property became a private, 38 acre, ranch/homestead.
And, again, in 2007 the home was updated with new plumbing, carpet, beds,...
The location is 9 miles NW of Custer.
Six of these miles is well maintained gravel.
The second floor of the Vacation Home hosts the three small bedrooms and the full bath. The main floor consists of a living room, kitchen, dining room, laundry area, porch, and small sun room.
Two of the bedrooms have queen beds. The third bedroom has two twin beds.
The original homesteader/ranchers (my grandparents) from the 1930's lived in the house for 75 years till 2007!
The home is located on 38 privately owned acres; no other inhabited dwellings. Solitude for you!
This acreage is located in the heart of excellent National Forest deer/turkey/elk country. There are no other inhabited dwellings on the 38 acre property.
Ranch cattle may be found grazing on some of the (fenced) acreage. The five acre yard hosts no livestock.
USFS adjoins the property across from the front door.
Historic buildings yet on the property are a mine assay office, caretaker's house, a barn/corral, and cabin.
Crazy Horse Memorial, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park, Jewel Cave are some of the nearby attractions..

Keywords: Black Hills Vacation Home, Black Hills hunting cabin, Mt. Rushmore vacation home, Custer historical rental, Crazy horse vacation rental, Custer Vacation Home
Air-conditioned accommodations at this vacation home offer DVD players and coffee/tea makers. Kitchens offer refrigerators, stovetops, microwaves, and cookware/dishes/utensils. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

Property manager

Patricia Baumann

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

Disinfectant is used to clean the property
High-touch surfaces are cleaned and disinfected
Sheets and towels are washed at 60°C/140°F or hotter

Social distancing

Contactless check-in
This information is provided by our partners.

Property amenities


  • WiFi available

Parking and transportation

  • Car required

Family friendly

  • Highchair


  • Refrigerator
  • Stovetop
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Toaster
  • Paper towels
  • Cookware/dishes/utensils
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Spices


  • 3 bedrooms
  • Bed sheets provided


  • 1 bathroom
  • Shower/tub combination
  • Toilet paper
  • Soap
  • Towels provided
  • Shampoo


  • TV with cable/satellite service
  • DVD player
  • Books

Outdoor areas

  • Porch or lanai
  • Barbecue grill
  • Garden
  • Outdoor furniture


  • Washing machine and dryer


  • Air conditioning
  • Heating


  • Pet friendly


  • Smoke-free property

Services and conveniences

  • Iron/ironing board
  • Phone

Location highlights

  • In the mountains
  • In a rural location
  • Near a hospital

Things to do

  • Fitness facilities nearby
  • Horse riding nearby
  • Wildlife and game walks nearby
  • Golf nearby
  • Hunting nearby
  • Hiking nearby
  • Cycling nearby
  • Swimming nearby
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Mountain biking nearby

Safety features

  • Fire extinguisher
  • Smoke detector


  • Sleeps 6

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Check-in time starts at 3:00 PM


Check-out before 11:00 AM

Special check-in instructions

You will receive an email from the host with check-in and check-out instructions; you will also receive an email from Vrbo with a link to a Vrbo account which will enable you to manage your booking


Pets allowed
Restrictions apply; for more information contact the property at the number on the booking confirmation

Children and extra beds

Children are welcome

Important information

You need to know

This property is managed by a private host, not a professional engaged in trade or business
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card, debit card, or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges; special requests cannot be guaranteed
Onsite parties or group events are strictly prohibited
Safety features at this property include a fire extinguisher and a smoke detector

We should mention

Guests can arrange to bring pets by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation
A car is required for transportation to and from this property

About this area


Located in Custer, this vacation home is in a rural area and in the mountains. Custer State Park and Black Hills National Forest reflect the area's natural beauty and area attractions include Needles Highway and South Dakota State Railroad Museum. Be sure to check out the area's animals with activities such as game walks and birdwatching.

What's nearby

  • Crazy Horse Memorial - 18 min drive
  • 1881 Courthouse Museum - 21 min drive
  • Grand Magic Show - 21 min drive
  • Rocky Knolls Golf Course - 23 min drive
  • Four Mile Old West Town Museum - 25 min drive


  • On the Rocks Chophouse — 19 min drive
  • On the Rocks Chophouse — 19 min drive
  • Pizza Hut — 23 min drive

Frequently asked questions

Overall score and ratings



Rating 5 - Excellent. 41 out of 45 reviews
5 - Excellent 91%
Rating 4 - Good. 4 out of 45 reviews
4 - Good 9%
Rating 3 - Okay. 0 out of 45 reviews
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5/5 Excellent

More than just a vacation rental
This place has great history and is so much fun to explore! We had an amazing time in Custer and this homestead was the icing on the cake. The house itself felt like going home to our grandparents house when we were kids. We really enjoyed our stay here.

5/5 Excellent

Miners house
Nice place. Having kept the older buildings and history was awesome. Dog friendly and Very quite. Sorry we were not around nice lady. Thank you. Peace out ✌️😎

5/5 Excellent

Wonderful in all respects. Kay and Tricia are the very best hosts.
From the time you arrive until the time you depart, you and your family will have a full appreciation of life in another time. Enjoy the peace and quite of Kiddville Ranch, it is a wonderful place to spend time with family and friends.

5/5 Excellent

A Fun Trip
We had a great time at Kiddville. The location was perfect for our explorations. Everyone had a great time!!

5/5 Excellent

June 1-4, 2021
Words and photos can't describe the spectacular views and location of this historic property. We spent every evening enjoying the fire pit and stargazing. The woods, rolling fields, stream, and sunrise/sunset were incredible. The house is cozy, clean and beds were very comfortable. This is a historic farmhouse, and it had the lived in comfort that one would expect from such a home. The views and outdoor spaces would be hard to match, and the home is perfectly situated for easy access to Custer State Park, Crazy Horse, Rushmore, etc. We also enjoyed restaurants and breweries in Hill City and Custer. If you are looking for a unique property with a real Black Hills experience, this property is the one you want!