Custer, South Dakota: Flintstones Bedrock City Team Field Report

301 W. Mt Rushmore Rd, Custer, SD
On the west end of town, just west of the US 16/385 split. On the south side of US 16.
Daily, mid-May - Labor Day (Call to verify)
RA Rates:
Major Fun
Save to My Sights

Bedrock City.

Flintstones Bedrock City
Classic kiddie TV theme park for kids, including those who are retirement age. A touchstone of two-dimensional, primary-colored 1960s cartoon reality in a cross-platformed world. Report... [04/19/2009]

Visitor Tips and News About Flintstones Bedrock City

Reports and tips from visitors and Roadside America mobile tipsters. Some tips may not be verified. Submit your own tip.

Bedrock City.

Flintstones Bedrock City

This was a fun and relatively cheap stop. A good change for kids after days of National Parks and history. The "live" show is a weak robotic Fred, Wilma and Dino band. but photo opps, playground and ride you get to go on in Fred's car are awesome. Get the "dollar off" coupon from the SD visitor's guide.

[Chelsea, 07/09/2014]

Bedrock City.

Flintstones Bedrock City

Campy campground and themed attraction based on the popular animated series, The Flintstones. Opened in 1966, this amusing distraction really has a heart and the feel of old time roadside America at its best.

Both cheesy and endearing, it's like going to your own hometown as you hob nob with the first family of Bedrock, The Flintstones and their neighbors, The Rubbles, peeking into their homes. Go for joy rides in their cars, watch their classic films in the Bedrock theater and shop in their gift shop, or enjoy a Bronto Burger at their Drive In Restaurant.

You'll have a gay old time at Bedrock City and don't forget to put the cat out.

[D. Pruiksma, 08/18/2010]

Family photo opportunity at Bedrock City.

Flintstones Bedrock City

When visiting Bedrock City after mid-August, don't expect to see Fred and Barney walking around or driving the Fredmobile. Costumed kid workers have left for school, so the last couple of weeks before the Labor Day closing is staffed by retirees who handle the rides and snack bars.

Bedrock City is well kept up, everything painted in bright cartoon primaries. Attendance was down this past year according to the ticket taker. The three flags of USA, Canada and Mexico fly over the place.

Observation: Mr. Slate's house is not that much nicer than Fred's, despite the power imbalance at their workplace. It does have pictures of Fred begging Slate for something in the living room. The Granitebilt's home is a bit nicer, the real power in Bedrock. Mt. Rockmore's fourth head is the founder of Bedrock City.

Posing at the Flintstone Family photo op is the Goergens family of Duchesue, Utah.

[ Team, 10/27/2003]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Buffalo StatuesBuffalo Statues, Custer, SD - < 1 mi.
Mini Dinosaur ParkMini Dinosaur Park, Custer, SD - 2 mi.
Chief Crazy Horse MemorialChief Crazy Horse Memorial, Crazy Horse, SD - 5 mi.
In the region:
Reptile Gardens, Rapid City, SD - 23 mi.

Latest Tips Across Roadside America

Catch up on the latest discoveries from the road.

Explore Thousands of Oddball Tourist Attractions!

Unique destinations in the U.S. and Canada are our special obsession. Use our attraction recommendation and maps to plan your next road trip.

August 29, 2015

My Sights

Create Your Own Bizarre Road Trips!

Try My Sights

Roadside America app
Roadside Presidents app

South Dakota Latest Tips and Stories

Latest Visitor Tips

Sight of the Week

Sight of the Week

John Deere Tractor and Engine Museum, Waterloo, Iowa (Aug 24-30, 2015)

SotW Archive

USA and Canada Tips and Stories

More Sightings

Sightings. Arrives without warning. Leaves no burn marks. A free newsletter from Subscribe now! Hotel & Motel Finder

Special online rates for hotels & motels.

Nearby Hotels and Motels, Custer, South Dakota

Nightly rates found:

Find Hotels Near:

Book Online Now