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Reviewed 16 August 2016

After reading many complaints I was hesitant at first but I said screw it and went and I had a blast! Sure there was a bit of mud and a bit of crud on the port a potty's but I found cleans ones to use. It is not a resort it's a campground! I found the prices to be on... More 

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Thank Michael H
SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for taking a chance on us, Michael! We are so glad you did. The Buffalo Chip truly is the place for an authentic rally experience. We do our best to keep everything neat and clean and work hard to make sure everyone has a great time at the Best Party Anywhere! We're also glad you found the prices to... More 

Fargo, North Dakota
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Reviewed 16 August 2016

At our first Sturgis Rally this year, my wife and I swung by the Chip on our way in to town. While we didn't stay here, we stopped at the Crossroads and listened to the band, had a few drinks, and poked around a few vendor tents. It was a decent time and didn't cost a thing - so I'd... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for coming by to check us out! We are very glad you had the chance to hang out at the free-access CrossRoads. It is a great place to catch some free live music, bike shows, interesting shopping, stunt shows and more. The beer is cold and the bikini bike wash is hot! Next time you come early for a... More 

Pasco, Washington
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

With a full house, everyone is your new best friend! A party in every direction you walk. Food is a little pricey, but the entertainment was worth it. Read up on the way they charge for the shows here. The easiest access to the Chip, if your not spending the night, is to take "Da Bus".......they serve beer on board... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thank you for coming to help us celebrate the Best Party Anywhere this year! You are correct, the best way to enjoy the party is to plan to camp here. When you purchase a pass you are buying a pass to tent camp and the concerts and all events and activities are free with that pass. So bring a tent... More 

Sydney, Australia
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

The best party anywhere byline is true on Rally week. A fun and alive campground with great facilities and helpful staff. A great program of entertainment and activities. Handy to Sturgis and all the festivities. You have to be prepared to put up with some noise at all times of day and night though

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to enjoy the Best Party Anywhere at the Buffalo Chip this year! We are very glad you had such a great time. Some areas of the campground are quieter than others and you can request a site that will be quieter when you make your reservations. Just ask! But there is no question that the party is... More 

Missouri
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Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

We were really disappointed with our stay at the Chip. There are not nearly enough restroom and shower facilities for the number of camp sites, so there was always a line; and the closest one was a 15 minute walk from our camp site. A super nice attendant did an excellent job of helping in the ladies restroom. We were... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for coming to the Buffalo Chip this year. We are very sorry that you were disappointed. The free showers are located near the largest camping areas, one in the south and the other in the north. The pay showers ($8 per day) are centrally located and you usually won't need to wait in line for these. These are newer... More 

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Reviewed 1 August 2016 via mobile

We've stayed at the Chip for the past two years. We're looking forward to this year's trip. The Chip is the best party in town during really week. Multiple bars, lots of great vendors, fantastic staff & great concerts all included with your really pass. Our nightly golf cart tours (riding around the campground) is one of the best times.... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for joining us! It's friends like you that make this such a great party! This must be the friendliest place on earth during the rally, thanks to you. We can't wait to see you in 2017! More 

East Tennessee
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Reviewed 20 July 2016

When I Think of Sturgis, I think of The Buffalo Chip campground. They offer so much! For example, Not only are the concerts included in your camping pass, but so many other amenities as well. This means not only top world class bands but also all the side stage bands, a comedy club, an art museum, merchandise vendors, fire dancers,... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for such a great review! We agree and can't wait to see you this year. We continue to improve and add new events and facilities. We hope you like what we did for you this year! More 

Houston, Texas
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Reviewed 19 July 2016

It all started with the first stay in 1985 and we've been hooked every since. For us, The Buffalo chip is the only place to stay during the Sturgis bike rally!! They have the best concerts, activities, vendors, food, people, party.... lets just say they have it all!! It is the place to stay and party. They make sure everyone... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for being a true "Chipster"! We love welcoming you home each and every year. We're ready to celebrate the 35th Anniversary of the Best Party Anywhere with you in just a couple of weeks. See you soon! We hope you like all of the improvements we made over the winter. More 

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Reviewed 18 July 2016 via mobile

If you looking for the ultimate Rally experience then The Legendary Buffalo chip is where it's at! You've got all you need for fun right there! Concerts, racing, awesome motorcycles & shows ect. It's The Best Party Anywhere!!! So if you're looking to party or just to have a good time with new found friends & family then this is... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for being our guest! We love entertaining all of our biker and party friends each year. We hope you like all of the new events and improvements this year. Most of the staff are "locals" so just look for a staff t-shirt, they are ready to help. See you soon for the 35th Anniversary of the Best Party Anywhere! More 

Marshfield, Wisconsin
2 reviews
Reviewed 15 July 2016

I've been going to sturgis for 18 years and only missed two! been at the chip for 16 of them, and and the last 16 all at the chip! yes they have had a few growing pains? but for the amount of people they get they do a great job! best place to stay!! ride around all day then park... More 

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SturgisBuffaloChip, Public Relations Manager at Buffalo Chip Campground, responded to this review

Thanks for being such a loyal Chip fan! We do our best to make sure everyone at the Chip has a great time but of course they will be glitches and our friendly staff members are always ready to help with any issue. We have been busy preparing for the 35th Anniversary Party and can't wait to show you all... More 

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The Sturgis Buffalo Chip®, known as the Largest Festival in Motorcycling™ and the Best Party Anywhere™, is a nine day concert venue and campground located on 560 acres 3 miles East of Sturgis, SD. It's concert series dates coincide with the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in August. The Sturgis Buffalo Chip's campground concert series hosts the the biggest names in music as well as tons of other activities such as Bikini Contests, fire dancers, zip lines, motorcycle jumpers, mud bog racers, motorcycle and guitar sweepstakes, Live DJ Dance club and go go dancers, midget bowling, karaoke. It's a must see, once in a lifetime, will never forget experience. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Buffalo Chip Campground

Address: 20622 131st Ave, Sturgis, SD 57785-6628
Region: United States > South Dakota > Sturgis
Number of rooms: 21
Also Known As:
Buffalo Chip Campground Hotel Sturgis
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“Stay in regular camping area. Bear Butte has bad potties and loud compressors all night long-also long walk to entertainment.”
 of 5 bubbles Sunapee17, 15 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No rooms - just campsites and cabins (or you can tent!)”
 of 5 bubbles hollyn169, 6 Oct 2016 | Read review
“IT is a week long party if you want a hotel, and a quiet place to sleep DO NOT GO TO STURGIS RALLY.”
 of 5 bubbles greggs123, 29 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Camp in the outer area where it is more quiet”
 of 5 bubbles janetkX5425NY, 24 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Bring cash, come early, stay late!”
 of 5 bubbles Dadztoy, 14 Aug 2016 | Read review
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