Circle View Guest Ranch in Scenic South Dakota
Circle View Guest Ranch Scenic Interior Badlands South Dakota Bed and Breakfast B&B Lodgings Accommodations


Owners: Philip and Amy Kruse

Bedrooms: 7

Address: 20055 E. Highway 44, Scenic, South Dakota 57780 USA

Telephone: 605-433-5582

Fax: 605-433-5581

Activities/Attractions: Circle View Guest Ranch is where you can enjoy the views, have a good night's sleep and see a real Old West ranch in operation. Don't miss your opportunity to stay in the heart of the Badlands and make your vacation unique. It’s only at Circle View where you can experience both the Badlands National Park and the wide-open prairie of the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation at the same time.

Located just 5 miles from our Guest Ranch in southwestern South Dakota, Badlands National Park consists of nearly 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles and spires blended with the largest, protected mixed grass prairie in the United States.

The Badlands Wilderness Area is made up of 64,000 acres and is the site of the reintroduction of the black-footed ferret, the most endangered land mammal in North America. The Stronghold Unit is co-managed with the Oglala Sioux Tribe and includes sites of 1890s Ghost Dances. Our ranch sits right where these two wonders meet and there’s no better view than atop our 200 foot butte where the guest house sits! We are fortunate to be in an absolutely stunning area of the United States, rich with history and traditions.

This area of southwestern South Dakota offers a great variety of area attractions. Some are right next-door and others are easily accessible for day trips.


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Circle View Guest Ranch

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General Information: Welcome to the Circle View Guest Ranch! The name says it all, Circle View Ranch offers the best and most unique view in Scenic, South Dakota. We've worked hard to create a relaxing, friendly atmosphere where you can get a glimpse into life on a real, family run cattle ranch while enjoying all the peace and quiet you could hope for.

Forget staying at a hotel, come stay where you can mingle with locals and have a memorable experience. We invite you to stay with us and experience South Dakota life on the prairie. Circle View offers guests:

  • fully stocked guest kitchen
  • private bathrooms
  • AC
  • foosball (lots-o-fun!), games
  • TV/movies
  • high speed internet
  • viewing porch
  • hiking, rock hunting
  • game hunting
  • great conversation

We have seven rooms, all with private baths:

  • 2 Queen Beds with Tub/Shower
  • 1 King Bed with Shower
  • 2 Queen Beds with Shower
  • 1 Queen Bed with Shower
  • 2 Queen Beds with Shower
  • 1 Queen Bed & 1 Bunk bed with Shower - Great for families!
  • 2 Queen Beds with Shower

We also have an 1880 original homesteader cabin on the ranch for rental (sleeps 5).

Payment Accepted: Visa, MasterCard.

Rates: (Prices quoted in US Dollars)

$65-125/night

A full, home cooked breakfast is served each morning of your stay.