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Tipi Stays

Experience Lakota Culture In the Heart of the Rosebud Reservation

A social enterprise of the Lakota Youth Development, visitors can expereince the LAKOTA CULTURE in the heart of the Rosebud Reservation!

What you will see:
  • Traditional Art
  • Dance
  • Food
  • Storytelling
  • Games
  • Medicianal Plant Gathering
  • Horseback Riding
  • Hiking
  • Fishing
  • Star Knowledge 
  • Hunting
Call for group pricing-Special rates for veterans and recovery community !


(605) 654-2050

30122 352nd Ave, Herrick, SD 57538

Tipi Stays

Lodging and Cultural Activities

Upon arrival you can request to participate in any of our activities. Activities are not included in the price of the lodging. 

Special Activities

  • Fishing ( state or tribal fishing permit for adults required)

  • Hiking 

  • Historical tour of local landmarks and historical sites

  • Canoeing

  • Equine activities

  • Traditional Lakota games

  • Dance performance by local youth

  • Story telling

  • Make and take cultural arts project(s) 

  • Medicinal and wild edibles Herb trail tour 

  • Native sports

  • Outdoor movie night with popcorn/pop/snacks (Native content/native actor featured movies) 

Tipi Lodging

18 ft canvas Tipi’s.

​We have extra-large and regular size brand name cots, air mattresses and sleeping mats available for campers as well as army sleeping bags, in case they did not bring their own. Each lodge houses up to 8 people (depending on whether they use cots/mattresses etc).

Tent Site

Pitch your tent in the beauty of the homelands of the Sicangu Lakota people on the prairies of South Dakota. Get some respite far from cities and enjoy this beautiful slice of the Grandmother Earth. Bookings also support our non-profit, Lakota Youth Development.

Bunkhouse Lodging ​

Are you more into glamping but still want to enjoy the serenity of Grandmother Earth? We have the perfect place for you. Our site is close to both the Niobrara and Missouri Rivers on Sicangu Lakota Land. 

Bunkhouse sleeps 8

Aerial view of Missouri River

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