Stay at a one-of-a-kind resort located in beautiful Elk Creek Valley just outside of Rapid City. Offering a variety of motel, cabins, tenting and RV accommodations. Step back in time at the Petrified Forest while exploring our 150 acres - Pets and horses welcome! Open year-round.For your family reunion, wedding reception, gatherings, meetings and celebrations, you must RESERVE the Elk Creek Lodge and onsite Bar. Our Lodge, food and bar is open only for special groups occasions upon request and for two weeks during the Sturgis Rally in August.Elk Creek Resort also features Hiking Trails, Petrified Forest & Museum, Gallery of Stone Gift Shop, Pine Tree Gift Shop, Outdoor Wedding Chapel, Outdoor Pool, Game Room, Horse Shoes.