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Great place for family gathering

Just love sitting by the lake. You can order food inside and enjoy a meal outside by the water... read more

Reviewed 3 March 2018
Mountainman827
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Custer, South Dakota
Where to catch trout at Legion Lake

The best place to catch trout on a warm day is at the South end . Go over the spillway and stop... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2017
jprince1444
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Custer, South Dakota
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A recreational and beach area.
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

Just love sitting by the lake. You can order food inside and enjoy a meal outside by the water. Nice short walk around the lake.

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Reviewed 29 December 2017

The best place to catch trout on a warm day is at the South end . Go over the spillway and stop about 39 ft. from the large rock. Cast out 40 feet - that is the deepest part of the lake. Worms seem to...More

Thank jprince1444
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Reviewed 24 November 2017

This is a great place to hike, even with small children. The path is pave half way around the lake, the other side take some slight climbing but I notice all types of people doing the hike around the lake. Also a nice place to...More

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Reviewed 14 September 2017

Yes it you have a chance stop and see this lake as its a nice looking lake and we ate at the lodge. food was good

Thank Caribbean5
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Reviewed 16 August 2017

This is a small' lovely lake that can really be enjoyed while kayaking. We stopped to grab some drinks and ended up renting kayaks for an hour. It was nice to paddle around and see the shore birds hunt.

Thank DapperWeim
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Reviewed 14 August 2017

We actually stopped at the Legion Lake Lodge to use the restrooms, but stayed for a few minutes to take in the lake. It was gorgeous, a perfect little paradise within Custer State Park. There were a couple of kayakers on the lake, and the...More

Thank HikerEllie
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Reviewed 10 August 2017

Legion Lake is a great place to stop on a hot afternoon. The water is cool, there's a lot of people around, and it's just ideal for a picnic and for a place to relax. It's just beautiful. There are camping spots. Might be difficult...More

Thank mrliterature
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Reviewed 2 August 2017

I planned a family reunion for our large group of 75 that took place this past weekend. Our family gathers every two years at a different location around the U.S. and has a lot of experience with a variety of venues. There is nothing to...More

Thank Melissa C
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Reviewed 23 July 2017

Some families fishing and picnicking, but not crazy busy. Saw some pretty wildlife as we walking around the lake. Lovely, easy walk.

Thank lonestar21
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Reviewed 7 July 2017

Stay here the last 3 days of vacation.The lake is a pretty lake but the beach part was pretty yucky. If you were thinking of playing in the sand and relaxing on the beach this isn't the place for you lots of goose dropping all...More

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mikeandpam4234
7 August 2017|
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Response from skpperry | Reviewed this property |
Yes...lots of motorcycles were there during our visit.
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ggriff7
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Response from Josh L |
Hours are 7AM to 9PM Mountain Time
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