Storybook Island

open 9am-7pm 7 days a week

Storybook Island

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Our Team

Our History

Our History

Our amazing team of 5, work full-time to take care of the parks upkeep, raising funds to keep the park Free for the summer season. 

In the summer time we employ about 35 young people to work the park

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Our History

Our History

Our History

Storybook Island was founded in 1959 by Merle Gunderson and the Rapid City Rotary Clubs. We have been in operation for over 60 years and we have always been free admission in the summer.

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Our Mission

Our History

Our Mission

The Mission of Storybook Island is 

“To provide a free, safe, educational environment for those young in years or young at heart to experience the power of imagination”.

Support The Place Where Magic Happens

Your support and contributions will enable us to meet our goals and improve conditions. Your generous donation will fund our mission.

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