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Legion Lake, Custer

4.6
#6 of 11 in Nature in Custer
Water Body · Hidden Gem · Nature / Park
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  • Reasonable prices and good selection for family food for lunch while in the park. More or less centrally located. 
    Reasonable prices and good selection for family food for lunch while in the park. More or less centrally located.  more »
  • We stopped at the Legion Lake Lodge after driving down the Needles Highway from Sylvan Lake. Legion Lake is another beautiful lake in the awesome Custer State Park. We enjoyed a snack on the patio... 
    We stopped at the Legion Lake Lodge after driving down the Needles Highway from Sylvan Lake. Legion Lake is another beautiful lake in the awesome Custer State Park. We enjoyed a snack on the patio...  more »
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  • Wow! I don't know where to start! We've come to the Black Hills many times as a family before but have never ended up at Legion Lake. We were actually here twice for our two week stay in the hills. My brother and law and I the-hiked the Centennial trail and we came right by this place on our second night. They were sold out, but someone cancelled right as well walked in so we were able to stay and get a wonderful little cabin and shower after a 17 mile day. Nedra was our front desk hostess. She was wonderful and so thoughtful. We bought some cold drinks and she went to the back to also give us some free ice. We ended up putting our sore feet into that ice and it was such a blessing! Thank you Legion Lake staff for being so friendly to thru-hikers! Your lake and resort falls right along a beautiful trail and your were an oasis for a first time hiker! We came back a week later to pick up some things I had left behind (this is common of first hikes as you always carry more than you need and figure out in the first couple days what you need to get rid of). The short walk around the lake was great for our whole family to do and we even climbed some rocks. The beach is beautiful and I honestly wish we could have stayed longer!
  • Unfussy is true something for all styles and ages this populated area has fishing hiking swimming camping cabins minutes from Custer and needles highway and the wildlife Loop iand State game Lodge this centrally located spot has something for everyone including gift shop & restaurant restrooms and small boat rentals.

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