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Hillside Creek Cabin In The Heart Of The Hills Is Right In The Middle Of It All!

Bedrooms 3
Space 1,400 sq ft
Property type cottage
Minimum Stay 2 - 3 nights


About the property

3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8, 2 Bathrooms, Cell Service, Dish Sat. Tv And Internet, WiFi

We are pleased that you might stay with us at our family retreat "Alpine Junction" cabin.

Alpine Junction cabin is conveniently just 1 mile off Hwy 385 in-between Deadwood and Hill City in the heart of the Black Hills. Our physical address is:

22487 Alpine Acres Dr.

Deadwood, SD 57732

Whether you are in the Hills to enjoy the scenery, see the sites, ski/snowmobile, hike/bike, hunt/fish, gamble or just relax - you've found the perfect spot from which to do it all! There isn't a site to see that's more than an hour away.

We are located a short drive from nearby Terry Peak and Deer Mountain ski areas for winter sports and over 350 miles of snowmobile trails are just 10 minutes away. You'll want to bring your fly fishing rod and/or tackle & poles because our cabin is located around some of best stream and lake fishing in the Dakotas. Great water skiing is a close 8 miles away at Lake Pactola where you can rent boats, canoes and kayaks. For nearby hiking and biking - we are also only 8 miles from the Mystic trail-head and only 10 miles from the Rochford trail-head on the beautiful 109 mile George S. Mickelson Trail. Great golfing is available at Lead Country Club [Lead], Tomahawk Lake Country Club [Deadwood], Meadowbrook Golf Course [Rapid City], Elkhorn Ridge Golf Club [Spearfish] and Rocky Knolls Golf Course [Custer]. If indoor sports are more your game (gaming/gambling and fine dining) Deadwood is only 19 miles up Highway 385.

Our cabin is nestled on a hillside above a scenic valley with a meandering creek below. Only 1 mile off Highway 385 west on the Rochford Road on Alpine Acres Drive. The 1 acre property features a large circular drive with parking area that can accommodate multiple vehicles including smaller RVs, trailers (ATV/snowmobile/boat/motorcycles) and several automobiles and/or motorcycles.

A wide bridge leads from the circular drive onto the double-width wrap around covered deck overlooking the creek and valley below. The entryway leads into the vaulted ceiling living room with sleeper sofa, recliner, flat screen TV (DVD/Dish) with fireplace and ceiling fan. There are two bedrooms off the living rooms both featuring queen size beds with closets - one which features full bath with tub/shower combo and heated towel rack. The family room is located down the circular metal stairway and features a large wood-burning stove with charming brick wall, couch, chair with ottoman and wall mounted flat screen TV with DVD. The dining area features a large round glass topped table that seats six (4 TV trays area also available). The fully stocked kitchen features a dishwasher, full-size refrigerator, oven, microwave and coffee maker. There is also a separate electric turkey oven for your Thanksgiving delight. A third bedroom with full size bed and closet is off the family room. A downstairs utility room features pantry, washer/dryer, vanity with sink, shower and toilet. There are two doors (one full glass sliding) leading from the family room out onto the covered porch area featuring seating area, porch swing and gas grill.

If the beautiful scenery and abundance of outdoor activities don't suit (or it's raining) we have plenty of entertainment options available. Games, cards and dominoes are available for your use. Additionally there are two big flat-screen TV’s with DISH satellite service and DVR, 2 DVD players and plenty of DVDs for your viewing pleasure. Satellite internet with WiFi is available. Cell service is now present if you have AT&T networking or can piggyback off of AT&T towers.

Some of the great close-by attractions include: world-famous Sugar Shack burger-n-beers, Trout Haven Fishing Pond and the Easy Glider "big chair" at Cousins Pizza in MERRITT (1 mile), the Moonshine Gulch Saloon and sMall of America in ROCHFORD (8 miles); Wonderland Cave in NEMO (8 miles); the Wineries (Prairie Berry, Twisted Pine, Stone Faces and Naked), Wades Gold Mill, Black Hill Institute-Museum, Brule, South Dakota State Railroad Museum and 1880 vintage steam engine train [runs between Hill City and Keystone] in HILL CITY(20 miles); Adams House, Adams Museum, Mount Moriah Cemetery [resting place of Wild Bill Hickok & Calamity Jane], Saloon No. 10 [where Wild Bill was gunned down], Mt Roosevelt Monument, gambling in Historic Old Town, Days of '76 Museum, Broken Boot Gold Mine, Deadwood Model Train exhibit, Nelson's Garage Car & Motorcycle Museum, Deadwood 1876 Theater in DEADWOOD (20 miles); Cheyenne Crossing, Homestake Mine, Opera House and Lewie's Burgers and Brews in LEAD (22 miles); Reptile Gardens, Bear Country USA, Storybook Island, Chapel in the Hills, South Dakota Air and Space Museum, Museum of Geology, Founding Fathers Black Hills, Old MacDonald's Farm, Watiki Indoor Waterpark, Ranch Amusement Park, Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns, Dinosaur Park and Journey Museum in RAPID CITY (23 miles); Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Presidential Trail, Rushmore Tramway Adventures, 1880 Train/ Black Hills Central Railroad, Big Thunder Gold Mine, National Presidential Wax Museum, Horse Thief Lake and Gutzon Borglum Historical Center in KEYSTONE (25 miles); Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame, Black Hill National Cemetery, Old Fort Meade Museum, bars, bars, bars and of course the RALLY in STURGIS (36 miles); Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway, Bridal Veil Falls, Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary, Devil's Bathtub South Dakota and High Plains Heritage Center Museum SPEARFISH (37 miles); Custer State Park, Needles Eye along the Needles Highway, Wildlife Loop Road, Sylvan Lake, Black Hills National Forest, Iron Mountain Road, Jewel Cave National Monument, Wind Cave National Park and the Black Hills Playhouse in CUSTER (38 miles) and Devil's Tower National Monument in Wyoming is just 90 miles away.

HUNTING: Alpine Junction cabin is ideally located for hunting deer, elk, mountain lion and turkey all of which are native to the Hills. A license is required from the state of South Dakota and must be applied for in advance. For more information please reference the South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks website.

FISHING: Alpine Junction cabin is ideal for lake, river and creek fishermen. Fishing licenses are required and can be purchased immediately online from the website above under hunting or various outfitters in the region. Some area fishing spots are:

* Lake Pactola (8 miles) has boat launch and boat rentals available

* Sheridan Lake (18 miles) and offers boat rentals and stand-up paddle-boating

* Deerfield Lake (22 miles)

* Fly fishing on rivers and streams is available throughout the Hills region for more information please visit the Black Hills National Forest website.

More Details

Mike and Jan Becker
Member since: 2015
Speaks english
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
June 20, 2018

About Mike and Jan Becker

We have owned this cabin since 2003 and have recently retired. We now want to share our beloved family cabin with others. We have loved the Black Hills for as long as we can remember - and you will too! Natives of South Dakota we now split our time between the Hills and with our children in Texas.

Mike and Jan Becker purchased this cottage in 2003

Why Mike and Jan Becker chose Deadwood

The beautiful scenery and tranquil setting will allow you the vacation you've been dreaming in the Hills.

What makes this cottage unique

Cozy cabin in the heart of the Black Hills. Great location for site seeing, wild life viewing, hunting, skiing, ATV riding and the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. Right in the middle of everything in the Black Hills. You can get EVERYWHERE from our cabin.


Accommodation and Amenities for this vacation cottage rental in Deadwood, South Dakota

Property Type:
  • cottage
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1400 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 3:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 11:00 AM
  • Max. occupancy: 8
  • Min. age of primary renter: 21 ...
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Mountain View ...
  • Rural ...
  • Away From It All
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Fireplace ...
  • Garage ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wood Stove ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Dishwasher
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Master bath - toilet , combination tub/shower
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower
  • 3 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Master bedroom - 1 queen , 2 closets; attached master bathroom with shower/tub
    Bedroom 2 - 1 queen , large bedroom with closet.
    Bedroom 3 - 1 queen , large bedroom on lower level with large closet.
  • Books ...
  • DVD Player ...
  • Games ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Outdoor Grill
  • Ski & Snowboard ...
  • long term renters welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible ...
  • churches
  • cinemas
  • festivals
  • live theater
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
Leisure Activities:
  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cross country skiing
  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • ice skating
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • rock climbing
  • skiing
  • snowboarding
  • snowmobiling
Please note: we prefer payments to be made by PayPal or personal check. If you are new to PayPal and need assistance they will assist you making it quite easy. Or call me and I can assist you. Personal checks can be mailed directly to me at our Texas address: Michael Becker, 35 Yacht Hbr, Montgomery, TX 77356


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Hillside Creek Cabin In The Heart Of The Hills Is Right In The Middle Of It All!
average rating of 4.9166665 based on 24 reviews

Great location

  • 5 of 5

We spent 8 days here and we enjoyed the home very much. It was a great view from the decks. The home was well stocked and very clean. We did lots of day trips from this home and it worked out great.

  • Submitted: 9-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: May 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Beautiful accommodations!

  • 5 of 5

We had a great time in the Black Hills! Mike & Jan's home is the perfect place to stay. We couldn't have asked for a better place to stay. Clean & fully equipped with everything we needed. Would highly recommend staying here. Loved it!


  • Submitted: 19-Jun-2018
  • Stayed: June 2018
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Niles IL

Comforts of home in the wonderful wilderness

  • 5 of 5

We spent 5 nights here the last week of September. Upon arrival, we were exhausted from a long drive but quickly noticed how clean and homey the cabin was! The cabin is well cared for and had all the comforts of home. We were able to go straight to sleep without a care in the world. The next morning we were able to explore the property and were greeted by wild turkeys and small birds who enjoyed the bird feeders. There was ample room for 4 adults to sleep comfortably, great amount of parking (we parked a 17 foot trailer and an SUV), and the kitchen was stocked with useful cooking tools and dishware. The wifi is spotty but that did not inhibit our time at the cabin. There is a gas grill that worked perfectly for a dinner we decided to make at home. The cabin has two tvs with Dish network. The scenery in the Black Hills is like nothing else and this cabin is the perfect place to immerse oneself in the mystery of the national forest with all the comforts of home. Thank You Mike and Jan for sharing your wonderful home!

  • Submitted: 5-Oct-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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Nice cabin, beautiful view

  • 4 of 5

We really enjoyed our stay. The cabin is well maintained and the management was quick to resolve a couple of issues that came up with the property. The view was wonderful. We enjoyed watching deer in the meadow, the birds at the feeders as well as the chipmunks. We even had seven our eight turkeys visit the feeders! All that plus being near to many attractions made this a great place to stay. Would definitely book here again if we are back in the area.

  • Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oacoma, SD

great get away

  • 5 of 5

The weekend was our last trip to the Black Hill for an ATV trail ride for the year. The cabin is located in a perfect location for us. We arrive at the property and it was nice and clean and ready for us. The cabin was well stocked on all the necessities to accommodate us. We were very comfortable there and enjoyed our stay. Thanks again

  • Submitted: 25-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: So glad you enjoyed your stay. You were a great guest. Looking forward to seeing you again soon.
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Location worked great!

  • 5 of 5

Loved the location, central to most of what we wanted to see. Place itself had everything we could have needed and worked out really well for us. Also tried the pizza at Cousin's pizza, was really good and the staff was very friendly and helpful, would definitely go there again.

Would also use this cabin again if the need arose. Thanks for everything.


  • Submitted: 16-Sep-2017
  • Stayed: September 2017
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Nearest Airport
23 Miles
Rapid City
Nearest Barpub
11 Miles
Moonshine Gulch Saloon
Nearest Golf
16 Miles
Tomahawk Country Club
Nearest Restaurant
1 Miles
Sugar Shack
Nearest Ski
25 Miles
Terry Peak
Car: necessary

Enjoy Rushmore Monument, Crazy Horse monument, skiing, boating, fishing, hunting, biking, hiking, antiquing, wine tasting, gaming/gambling


Rates & Availability

Rental Rates for this vacation cottage rental in Deadwood, South Dakota

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
July 4th
Jul 3 2018 - Jul 5 2018
3 night minimum stay
Flat fee
Pre-Sturgis Rally
Jul 28 2018 - Aug 3 2018
3 night minimum stay
Sturgis Rally
Aug 4 2018 - Aug 12 2018
3 night minimum stay
Post-Sturgis Rally
Aug 13 2018 - Aug 19 2018
3 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee C$199.64
Damage Deposit C$399.27

Stays of 8 nights or longer the cleaning fee is included in rate. So when you get an "instant rate", just ignore the cleaning fees for stays of 5 nights or longer. I will update your quote for booking purposes.
PLEASE NOTE: make the "service fee" payment directly to VRBO. Do not send it to me.
Please note: if you cancel between 16 - 29 days prior to your stay, a $150 booking fee will be deducted from your refund. A 50% refund will be made for any cancellations 15 days or less from your stay. A 100% refund will be made for cancellations made 30 days or more prior to your stay.
You may purchase damage protection from a separate agency through VRBO if you like. Please do so by referring to the VRBO's agency. If you choose to do so you make a separate payment to that agency, not us. You will still be required to make the $300 refundable security deposit but I will refund this amount to you after your stay, assuming no damages. Also, if you choose to pay for damage protection, I will collect any damages directly from that agency before I make any refund, but you will still get your securtiy deposit back via a refund, assuming the damages are 100% covered by said agency.
We will accept payment by check and via PayPal. Please send checks to: Michael Becker; 35 Yacht Hbr; Montgomery, TX 77356. PayPal account is: Please notify us when you make a payment so that we can properly book your stay in our calendar.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.
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