Locally Owned & Operated
605.584.3321 or 1.888.483.9047

Nestled in the beautiful pines

of the Black Hills between the historic gold rush towns of Lead and Deadwood. The Ponderosa Motor Lodge has many features and attractions. It is part of "The Historical Lead Walking Tour". Back in the day it was a PIONEER MINING CAMP Complete with a Church, stores, log cabins and saloon, was constructed on Poormans road for the celebration held on August 6th and 7th, 1926. It drew thousands of spectators for the pageant, parades, band concerts and other numerous events. The Ponderosa Motorlodge now occupies this location. With partial building structures thru out the property and one original cabin #10 still standing and to this day is still in service.

Ammenities Include:

Tv's Refrigerators Microwaves, toasters, coffee makers, blow dryers. Gas BBQ Grills Pavilion for our guests with stereo. Fire pit and picnic area. All rooms and cabins are covered by a free wireless Internet access. We also have a computer available for public use.

Ponderosa Motor Lodge 705 Glendale Dr.
Lead, South Dakota 57754

Easy Access on Highway 14A

Access to Snowmobile trails!  5L leave's from yard of The Ponderosa Motorlodge

pavilion yard
Our picnic pavilion is perfect for cookouts, weddings, receptions, or family reunions.