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Prairie Dog Lodge

About Us

Prairie Dog Lodge is located in the heart of "wildlife". It's not uncommon to wake up in the morning to find, twenty plus mule deer, 50 plus antelope, prairie dogs, covies of grouse, prairie chicken, pheasants, whitetail deer and buffalo right outside your cabin window. The Prairie Dog Lodge is a family run operation with many goals; provide a relaxing, fun, enjoyable stay. The hunting speaks for itself; many hunters have never seen so much wildlife anywhere. Come see for yourself. With all new construction, built in 2009, you'll find that accommodations are second to none. Located in the Prairie / Badlands region of South Dakota, you will find we have many different types of game. With over 35,000 private acres to hunt, you are sure to have a great hunt! Prairie Dog Lodge offers 3 cabins (each sleeps 4) and 5 full RV campsites. After the hunt relax around the campfire, or tell your hunting tale in the 1,200 sq/ft game room. The game room consists of satellite TV, pool table, ping pong, darts, cornhole and foosball. We also have a shooting range and basketball court. We have many different packages to choose from: guided, unguided, lodging, camping, bed and breakfast. We have many activities, horseback riding, 4 wheel riding, fishing, bird watching, badlands hiking and rattlesnake roundups. Our hunting consists of Turkey, Prairie Dogs, Antelope, Mule Deer, Whitetail Deer, Pheasant, Sharp-tail Grouse, Prairie Chicken, Hungarian Partridge, Elk, Buffalo and Coyote.

Land Available

35,000 + acres of corn, sorghum, Milo, CRP, food plots, tree strips, kane, winter wheat, grassland, and shelter belts.

Pheasant: $650 / person per day includes lodging, meals, guide, dogs, bird cleaning and freezing, transportation to and from the field, clay pigeon and one box of shells. Add Sharp-tail Grouse and Prairie Chicken for $200 per day.

Shoot 6 (3 ringneck pheasants and 3 combination prairie chicken - sharp-tail grouse) wild birds a day!! $850 per person per day includes lodging, meals, guide with dogs, bird cleaning and transportation to and from the field. Bring plenty of shells!

Day hunts are available for $300 - $400 / person per day depending on number of hunters in the group. This hunt includes guide with dog and great land to hunt with lots of wild birds.

Hungarian Partridge: Bonus birds, included with your pheasant hunting package.

Sharp-tail Grouse & Prairie Chicken: $600 / person per day includes lodging, meals, guide, dogs, bird cleaning and land to hunt. You may shoot a combination of 3 total birds per day and the season opens the 3rd saturday in September to the end of the year.

Archery Deer: 5 days/ 6 nights unguided Archery deer hunts for Mule or Whitetail starting at $4,000, fully guided hunts starting at $5,000.
Great opportunity to harvest the deer of a lifetime, more deer than you have seen before, and all fair chase. Lodging, transportation, guide, field dressing and meals. 4 hunters in 2014, 100% opportunity with 90% success. Stand hunting in the morning and spot and stalk in the afternoon!

Rifle Deer: 4 days/ 5 nights unguided packages start at $4,500. If you are looking for a great affordable deer hunt, now you've found it! Mule Deer or whitetail. Excellent opportunity to harvest a mule deer scoring over 180 and whitetail scoring over 160. Fully guided hunts with lodging and meals starting at $5,500. Stand hunting in the morning and spot and stalk in the afternoon! Call for pricing and availability.

Archery Antelope: 4 days/ 5 nights fully guided with lodging and continental breakfast and noon lunch for $2,550. This hunt also includes guide, decoy's, blinds and field dressing of animal. In 2019 and 2020 100% success with 12 guys filling there tags.

Rifle Antelope: 3 days 4 nights, includes lodging, guide, meals, field dressing animal, transportation to and from the field, $2,550. We also have some Trespass hunts available, call for details. Stand hunting in the morning and spot and stalk in the afternoon! Excellent opportunity to harvest a buck over 15 inches.

Spring Turkey: Merriam turkey hunts are $1,800. This hunt is 3 days and 4 nights, 2 turkey tag unit. The hunt includes lodging, meals, bird processing, freezing, guide, decoys, blinds and transportation to and from the field. Semi guided hunt with lodging is $1,400. Your meals can be added for $200. Blind hunting in the morning and spot and stalk in the afternoon!

Prairie Dog: Shoot 300 to 700 rounds per day! 8 hours of exploding Prairie Dogs, what could be more fun! Bring more than one gun! $550 day includes lodging, Hot breakfast, field lunch, dinner, transportation to and from field, guide, sand bags and shooting benches. $450 day includes lodging, benches, sand bags and guiding. License fee is $50 and non shooting guests are $150 day. Camping spots with full hookups available for $50 day. Call for details.

Coyote: $600 per person per day, 2 person minimum sunrise to sunset, great opportunity to harvest loads of dogs. This package includes lodging, meals, calls and transportation to and from the field.

Buffalo: Trophy Bull hunts starting at $6,500, 2 days and 3 nights lodging, meals, guide and field dressing of animal. 5 to 9 year old bull is $5,500, 2 to 3 year old bull hunts are $4,500. Shoot with weapon of choice, 2,700 acres to hunt. You keep the hide, head and meat. Come harvest the largest North American Mammal!! Great to eat!

Fishing: $250 day per person includes boat, breakfast and lunch, guide and tackle. Walleye fishing on the Missouri River, to Bass fishing stocked ponds. Call for other pricing and packages. 2 person minimum.


New in 2012 2,400 sq ft main lodge with full kitchen, 2 bedrooms with 1 queen pillow top bed and 1 full pillow top bed in each room. Full handicap accessible bathroom with washer and dryer. 3 Cabins, each cabin has 2 Queen, 2 Full and one couch (hide a bed). The cabins are equipped with microwave, refrigerator, gas grill, coffee maker, water, bedding, air conditioner, heater and table. Restrooms are at the main lodge with 3 separate bathrooms, each equipped with shower, toilet, sink, soap, shampoo and towels.

We have 5 RV camping spots with full electric and water, dump station at main lodge.


Meals can be included, local restaurants or on own.


To and from the fields. Airport pick up and drop off can be arranged also.

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