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Horse Thief Lake, Keystone

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Horse Thief Lake is a lake in Pennington County, South Dakota. It is approximately two miles northwest of Mount Rushmore, the closest lake to the monument. The lake's name is derived from the fact a gang of horse thieves operated there.
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  • There are different paths to walk in the forest or by the lake. We hiked off the beaten path up to the top of a cliff and the view was incredible! There is even a spot for cliff jumping if you’re feel...  more »
  • We camped here for a week over the summer. This is a great location. The lake is fantastic, we had a site that was closest to the lake a secluded. Very close to all the attractions that the Black Hill...  more »
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  • This has become one of the most spiritual retreats for my wife and I. So tranquil, peaceful, and quiet. The picnic and walkways around the lake are perfect for older and less mobile people.
  • So beautiful !! You must go visit !! Great fishing, camping and trails 😁❤

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