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A must see during winter or summer!

Great place to bring your littles in the summer. They can run off some energy in a safe, loving... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
grenisv
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Rapid City, South Dakota
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Wonderful place for the family and it's free!

This free city sponsored park is full of fantasy and childrens' sotry characters and settings. It... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ken K
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Billings, Montana
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We are a non profit childrens park. 8 1/2 acres of outdoor fun! We have a train, carousel and Bippity Boppity Bounce, the cost is $2 per person for each of these. We have concessions on site as well as a gift shop. We are free admission in the...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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1301 Sheridan Lake Rd, Rapid City, SD 57702-3462
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great place to bring your littles in the summer. They can run off some energy in a safe, loving environment. From Thanksgiving thru Christmas, it is a winter wonderland with thousands of lights, tasty hot chocolate, train rides, and regular visits from the guy in...More

Thank grenisv
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This free city sponsored park is full of fantasy and childrens' sotry characters and settings. It is all free except is you want concessions or a train ride through the island par. Our grandkids were enchanted with the place and spent happy hours there.

Thank Ken K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Wonderful site for kids of all ages. I grew up in the area and it is amazing how far this attraction has come.

Thank skivertigo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I like that it is a free attraction and my grandson just loves it! While I often think they are behind in some maintenance, the kids don’t mind. Bring some money for the train ride.

Thank Barton T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is an amazing place for kids to spend hours. Very well done playground. This is a must see and do for families with kids.

Thank 331revad
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Great for kids and adults...Was super bummed it was under construction....but enjoyed Dr. Seuss...No admission Fee ...it is FREE with parking...

Thank Pammy B
Reviewed 17 September 2018

SBI has a lot of room for kids to run around and enjoy the Disney and storybook character inspired areas. There are always activities going on as well as special events throughout the year.

Thank Scott O
Reviewed 11 September 2018

I really cannot believe it's only a $1 donation per person to enter this park. It is was a LOT cleaner and nicer than I imagined. We went multiple times during our trip!

Thank BaldSerb
Reviewed 1 September 2018

Visiting this wonderland for kids is "the most fun experience" as described by our 9 year old. This park has a bit of everything from a child's dream world. From Pooh the bear to an old fire truck, this place is truely amazing. Admission is...More

Thank Gautam B
Reviewed 31 August 2018

It is a free attraction but accepts donations. It far exceeded our expectations, that is for sure! It is a huge place! There is a bouncy house which has a minimal cost. There is a park for 5 and under only. There is a train...More

Thank JoBeth G
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Gasnapshots1
2 June 2018|
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Response from JackieH2631 | Property representative |
As it is a law to not discriminate against service dogs we do allow them in the park.
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nicolelovely75
31 July 2017|
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Response from Michael J | Reviewed this property |
Storybook Island is not pet friendly. If you Google Storybook Island it gives you a all the details at their website. Hope this was helpful and have a great vacation.
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K7540YXheidis
25 July 2017|
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Response from dnnroreo | Reviewed this property |
No not allowed
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