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The first of two beautiful parks discovered on the way to Chapel in the Hills. Second park is... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2018
william s
Marietta, Georgia
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who would belive this to be in a town

as an outdoor spot this rates as a very high one. Very clean, heaps to do if you're a young... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
merlin a
new zeland
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Reviewed 10 October 2018 via mobile

The first of two beautiful parks discovered on the way to Chapel in the Hills. Second park is Rushmore Lions Nature Park where you turn left to the Chapel Rd. Canyon Lake Park has multiple sculptured lakes with small dams and water falls. A relaxing...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 6 September 2018

as an outdoor spot this rates as a very high one. Very clean, heaps to do if you're a young family, or want to walk to dog, or just want some fresh air

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank merlin a
Reviewed 25 August 2018

En route to Chapel in the Hills, Black Hills Caverns: a perfect walking, picnic spot. Set up smartly with islands, bridges and shoreline to enjoy. Well done-plenty of parking, sunshine.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank djharts
Reviewed 14 August 2018

If you are traveling with kids this would be a great place for a picnic and let them run off a little energy. One of the many great parks in town.

Date of experience: August 2018
Reviewed 1 August 2018

Recently my wife and I had the opportunity to spend a couple hours at Canyon Lake Park while waiting for our RV being repaired. Nice with lots of green spaces, shade and water features. Quiet and relaxing we found the park the perfect place to...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank JoyfulExcursionist
Reviewed 23 July 2018

Great park, well maintained with it's own lake (Rapid Creek). The lake has lots of fish should you wish to do a bit of fishing. There is also paddle boat rentals available and wonderful walking paths. There are picnic facilities and comfort stations available.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dwatsn
Reviewed 28 June 2018

We are amazed at the number of parks in Rapid City. All are beautiful, well maintained and pleasant. This park has a huge lake, lots of family facilities such as bbq's, etc. Lots of people were fishing, great experience.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Alan N
Reviewed 11 June 2018 via mobile

One of my favorite places for an evening stroll. It's beautiful, and peaceful and an easy walk with my 80 year old mother.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank jenniferkaiser90
Reviewed 2 June 2018

this park is an amazing place,with the water,green grass,ducks,etc..i spend over 2 hours,had lunch,and just walk around,even took my shoes off and relax them in the warm water. the people i met are very nice. i like the small island in the middle of the...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank OMAR M
Reviewed 29 May 2018

We drove out to the park not far from the Chapel in the Hills, not to be confused with the park close to the Civic Center. A excellent area with paths round the lake and beyond, we walked three miles on flat land close to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Response from ChoctawCharli | Reviewed this property |
You need to contact the Park and Recs Dept in Rapid City, SD