Located in close proximity to Mount Rushmore, Horse Thief Lake is a beautiful lake set amidst the best of Nature and is an amazing spot for camping and to go hiking. Owing its name to a gang of horse thieves who operated back in the place, Horse Thief Lake is a refreshing place to visit in Keystone that will help you get off your stress. Go boating in the picturesque lake for a totally romantic experience and try a sunset while in the lake. Scan the Horse Thief Lake trail of 3.5 miles that comes with scenic views & landscapes. When it's dark, set up camp under the stars and sleep to the lullaby of the night.
- The timings might change so check with the management before visiting.
- Utility campsite: $21.00
- Standard Camping: $15.00
- Primitive campsite: $10.00
- For info on other ticket costs, contact the management.
- Quiet Hours: 10 pm - 6.30 am
- Rent a car or hire a taxi.
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24.94% of people who visit Keystone include Horse Thief Lake in their plan
1 PM - 2 PM
57.69% of people start their Horse Thief Lake visit around 1 PM - 2 PM
People usually take around 7 Hrs to see Horse Thief Lake
95% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Horse Thief Lake
People normally club together Borglum Story and Mount Rushmore National Memorial & Presidential Trail while planning their visit to Horse Thief Lake.
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