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South Dakota’s Black Hills draw visitors from all over the country with a plethora of year-round outdoor attractions, historic sites, parks, and national monuments.

There’s simply no other place where you can hike through challenging mountain trails, fly fish with such ease, kayak, snowmobile, bike, view thrilling wildlife, golf, rock climb, ski, and visit family-friendly attractions, amazing location restaurants, and renowned historic sites all in the same area. South Dakota’s Black Hills is the place to be in any season.

Enjoy postcard-worthy views in almost every setting when you visit the Black Hills. Become encircled in staggering vistas while exploring intense and fascinating trails, weaving in and out of the hills and badlands. Swimming holes and waterfalls tucked away in isolated ravines, become incredible stops on your way to some of the area’s top attractions.

Immerse yourself in the allure of major historic sites, such as Deadwood, and the ever-iconic breathtaking staple of Mount Rushmore. See the progress of the fascinating and ambitious Crazy Horse Memorial which has been under development since 1948.

71,000-acre Custer State Park offers an exquisite and pristine protected home for local wildlife, including over 1500 free-roaming bison, deer, mountain goats, and other incredible species. Explore beautiful Bridal Veil Falls or trout fish in the many rivers and streams – one of the absolute best destinations in the country for this activity.

Many other adventures await for all ages. Explore Rush Mountain Adventure Park, filled with ziplining, roller coasters, and other family-friendly activities. Become a prospector for the day at Big Thunder Gold Mine. Step inside a vintage steam train that still operates, as you boom and rattle through the Black Hills between Deadwood and Keystone, South Dakota. See the largest collection of reptiles in the world at Reptile Gardens.

This is only a small sample of what you can find encompassing the Black Hills. The region is truly immersed in exciting activities for all ages. Come to stay in one of our pristine cabins or lodges right in the natural settings of the Black Hills, with views of the nearby mountainsides and close proximity to these acclaimed attractions and activities.

 

 

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