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JH Pine Cone Inn Black Hills Cabin


Property Details

Updated: Sep 9, 2016
  • Sleeps 5
  • 2 Bedrooms
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Parking
  • Barbecue
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Cabin, 2 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Sleeps 4+

The JH Pine Cone Inn is centrally located in the Black Hills on Edelweiss Mountain near beautiful Pactola Reservoir just off of Hwy. 385. The central location puts you within 30 minutes of most of the major attractions in the Black Hills.

This cabin in the trees is the perfect spot for a small family or two couples. No stairs, everything is on one level!

**Wow! That's a big living room with lots of chairs and two couches. Have a fire or cook marshmallows in the beautiful Black Hills slate fireplace. The new flat screen TV has satellite TV and as well as a DVD player.

**Walk out from the living room to a screen porch with gas grill and patio table. Or walk out from the screen porch to the deck with picnic table.

**The kitchen is fully-equipped with microwave, coffee pot, toaster, dishes, pots and pans, utensils, and towels.

**There are two large bedrooms, both with queen beds. There are 2 twin size air mattresses if needed. A full bath complete the spacious accommodations of this cabin.

More Details

Recent Review

About the Owner

Brett Hurd
Member since: 2002
Speaks: english
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
September 9, 2016

3 Reviews

4.7/5 -
(3 traveler reviews)


Pulchritudinous location!!!!!

  • 4 of 5

Nice change from a hotel. Enjoyed playing cards on the screened in porch in the evening.

  • Submitted: Jul 16, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Great place to stay!

  • 5 of 5

Manager Brett did a great job of communicating with us. He gave us a lot of information that was useful during our stay in the Black Hills. The house was perfect for my family and me. There was plenty of room for my wife and me and our four boys. The boys loved being out in the yard and climbing on the hills. The mountain road to the house was steep but driving in low gear took care of any complaints my minivan thought about making. The location was perfect as we were pretty centrally located for the many activities we wished to enjoy while in the area.

  • Submitted: Jul 27, 2015
  • Stayed: Jul 2015
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Nature Lovers Haven

  • 5 of 5

Our family of 5 had a wonderful stay at this well maintained cabin. There was plenty of room for all of us to have our own space during the day (when we did stay in, which was rare). The kids loved playing flashlight tag at night on the mountain and viewing the stars. The road to the house can be a bit daunting in the fog/low clouds, but the minivan had no problem with the switchbacks and grades. The roads were VERY well taken care of and if you go the speed limit you will have no problem at all!

If you need anything while you are there, just give Brett a call. He provides great customer service! We lost power within minutes of checking in (honest). We called him from the land line--don't count on cell phones working--and he called the power company and then kept us updated on the status. The power company had it resolved within 2 hours. YAY! Brett also sent us suggestions of things to do and places to go and was responsive whenever we called.

One thing to remember is that there isn't a quick run to the store if you need anything so plan ahead. We stopped at Krull's in Hill City on the way in to get our meat for dinner/lunch for the week and brought all our canned goods with us from home. Rapid City has a Wal-Mart and other grocery stores.

Oh, and don't count on cell service. You are on a Mountain and you are remote. If you want to become completely unplugged (no cell phone and no internet) this location should work for you. There is a land line in the cabin and you can make local calls, so you are not completely cut off.

As for what to do, Mt. Rushmore is a must, and Custer State Park is beautiful. Plan some time and try the different scenic road/hwys and take in the sights. Besides the regular places to go, you HAVE to go to the winery in Hill City and taste the berry wines. The rhubarb wine is amazing!! No matter what, a visit to the Badlands HAS to be in your itinerary. The sights are stunning and you will not want to rush through this amazing place.

  • Submitted: Jun 7, 2014
  • Stayed: May 2014
  • Source: Vacation Rentals, from HomeAway
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Activity and Interests

Car: necessary


-Lake Pactola, minutes away with a full service Marina

with Boat & Pontoon rentals

-Great Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Swimming, Mountain Biking

-Golfing, several great courses

-Great Downhill Skiing, Cross Country skiing

-Horse back riding, Wildlife viewing

-Great State Parks, Custer State Park

-Great Dining, Alpine Inn in Hill City & Horse Creek

-Near Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse Monument

All in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota!

Rates & Availability

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Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 6.0%

Nightly Rate: $124 - $159
Weekly Rate: $744 - $954

Low Season - Nov 01 to Mar 31 is Typically Closed
Spring Shoulder Season - Apr 01 to May 11 is Typically Closed
High Season - May 12 to Sept 14 $159/night ... $954/week*
Fall Shoulder Season - Sept 15 to Oct 31 $129/night ... $774/week*

Sturgis Week - (flat rate for week) $2000 plus tax of 5.5% for up to a 7 night stay

*Prices are for first two people, $20/night for each additional person over age 12.
7th night rental FREE for 2 adults. Minimum of 3 night stay Add 5.5% SD tax
Sturgis deposit policy: 1/2 down at time of booking, balance due by June 1. (No refunds)

Manager's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 7 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 14 days before arrival date.
Updated: Sep 9, 2016
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Property Type

  • cabin


  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Budget
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions


  • Air Conditioning
  • Fireplace
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided


  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove
  • Toaster


  • Dining
  • Dining Area


  • DVD Player
  • Games
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television


  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • children welcome
  • non smoking only
  • pets not allowed

Location Type

  • Mountain View


  • caves
  • forests
  • marina
  • restaurants
  • winery tours

Leisure Activities

  • antiquing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • sledding
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • groceries
  • laundromat

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • fishing
  • fly fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • skiing
  • snorkeling
  • spelunking
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • water tubing


  • Bathroom 1 - toilet, combination tub/shower


  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 5
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 queen
  • Bedroom 2 - 1 queen


  • Deck / Patio
  • Outdoor Grill


  • Guests provide their own meals

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website


  • Large 2 BR, 1 bath home. One full bath, 2 closed door bedrooms. Large living room. Screen porch off living room with table and 4 chairs. Deck off screen porch with gas grill. TV/DVD in living room. New A/C added in living area. Lots of room in the living room, or screened-in porch! Kitchen with refridgerator, stove, pots/pans, dishes, microwave,toaster, coffee maker. Towels furnished. All bedding furnished.

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