FAQs & Reviews

Frequently Asked Questions

Check-in Time: 

Any time after 4pm.  Go directly to your cabin upon arrival.  Make sure you have the lock box code from the Full Payment Received email

Check-out Time: 

10 am

Are the cabins air conditioned? 

Yes, except for the Barn, which naturally stays cool

Do they have heat? 


Do you allow pets? 

Yes. See Pet Policy.

Is there wifi? 

Yes, there is wireless internet.  The cabin's location to the modem determines the strength of the signal. If this is a necessity, make sure to ask about your specific cabin.

Is there cell phone reception?

Verizon is decent, ATT is poor and the rest are nonexistent.  If you drive 1/2 mile towards Keystone, full service returns.

Do the cabins have TV's?

All of the cabins have a TV with a DVD player.  The televisions use antennas and only have a few channels.  Most have 3 or 4 except for the Golden Slipper and the Blue Bird; they only have one.

How far is the nearest grocery store? 

Larger chain grocery stores are in Rapid City about 20 miles from BackRoads Inn and Cabins. Hill City has a nice grocery store for a small town about 15 miles away and Keystone has convenience stores.

What is in the cabins? 

The cabins are fully furnished. Bedding, towels, dishes, kettles, soaps, paper goods, coffee filters, coffee and the first round of smores are provided. Cabins are fully equipped!

What is the weather like in the summer months?  

The weather in the Black Hills is always mild. The days are warm, evenings are cool.  You may need a sweatshirt or jacket.  We have frequent, fast passing thunderstorms some afternoons.

Are there fire pits and wood for sale?

Each cabin has its own private fire pit, and wood can be purchased on the property.

Do the cabins have grills? 

Yes, gas grills.

How far is Mt. Rushmore? 

3 miles from Backroads Inn and Cabins.

How far are restaurants from the cabins? 

There are several dining options in Keystone, which is under 2 miles away.  There are also a couple coffee shops there as well.

What is there to do at the cabins? 

There is a heated pool centrally located amongst the cabins.  There are also large grassy areas through the grounds as well as plenty of great hiking and biking within minutes of the property.

Do you have laundry on site? 

No, but there are laundromats in Keystone, which is about 5 minutes from the cabins.


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