Storybook Island is an open park located in Rapid City, South Dakota. Thanks to the Rotary Clubs of this city and a lot of donations from visitors, anyone can enter this park for free. It?s a magical place where children and adults alike can literally step into a life-size storybook to see their favorite characters from fairytales and nursery rhymes come to life. The park showcases 140 plus play sets of popular fairytales like Snow White, Three Little Pigs and Humpty Dumpty. Visitors can also take a train ride around the park for $.75 per person.
Inside, visitors will also find the Storybook Island Children?s Theater wherein live presentations are being featured since it opened in 1959. Ever since, the theatre has produced more than a thousand performances for its young visitors and continued to be one of the biggest theaters for children in a five-state region. Every year, the theatre opens its doors to various plays and activities.
This park is open during the summer and Christmas seasons only.