A password will be e-mailed to you.

Learn

Wild Bill Days: A Spectacle to Be Seen

Full of wild western tales and legends, Deadwood is home to many famous and infamous characters throughout time. Established in the late 19th century, this cit...

Memories of the 1972 Rapid City Flood

Take a walk through Braeburn Park just upstream from Canyon Lake and you'll stumble upon concrete foundations and even a few partial stairways lining the norma...

Exploring Black Hill’s Hidden Ghost Towns: Ingersoll Mine

South Dakota has no shortage of historic “tourist attraction” ghost towns, complete with gift shops and tour guides. But if you’re looking for a unique glimpse into the history of the Black Hills, take a walk off the beaten path and go hunting for th...

South Dakota’s Purple Heart Highway

Interstate 90 through South Dakota is officially known as Purple Heart Memorial Highway. It’s a small measure of gratitude from the people of South Dakota to Pu...
Fair with Kids

A Night at Central States Fair

Rapid City’s Central States Fair is held from August 17 through 26 this year at the fairgrounds, and will entertain thousands of people from young to old. But n...

Visit Hot Springs

Located in a picturesque sandstone canyon at the southern edge of the Black Hills, Hot Springs is the county seat of Fall River County in South Dakota. Unlike many other communities in the region that staked their fortunes on the Black Hills gold rus...

Museums in the Black Hills

When you choose to visit the many Black Hills museums, you will find exhibits focusing on the area’s rich history, unique fossil displays of mammoths and dinosa...

The Story of Hot Springs

Native American tribes in the Minnekahta Valley of the southern Black Hills referred to the area as mni kȟáta ("hot water") thanks to an abundance of natural wa...

Wind Cave National Park

President Theodore Roosevelt approved the establishment of Wind Cave National Park on January 9, 1903. The park was the first area set aside to preserve and protect a cave system and later became known for the re-introduction of bison, pronghorn ante...