Hot Springs

Visit Hot Springs

Many people and animals have enjoyed the warm, therapeutic waters of the Minnekahta valley over the centuries. Recreational and health factors brought humans he...

About Hot Springs

Many people and animals have enjoyed the warm, therapeutic waters of the Minnekahta valley over the centuries. Recreational and health factors brought humans he...

Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

"You will feel them before you hear them…You will hear them before you see them.” The greater Black Hills area is wonderfully abundant in wildlife, and even ...
Horseback Riding

Horseback Riding in the Black Hills

Experience the Black Hills by horseback like explorers and cowboys did centuries ago. These riding camps will teach you everything you need to know to become an...
Chuckwagon Meal

Now Taste This

The maxim ”eat, drink, and be merry” is especially useful when on vacation. If you’re a die-hard foodie, some things should just be tasted right from the source...
Boating

Boating in the Black Hills

Between Black Hills National Forest and the surrounding National and State Parks, a mountain lake, reservoir or river is waiting for your self-propelled or moto...
Mammoth Site

Two Days in South Dakota: Fossil Frenzy

Millions of years ago, dinosaurs roamed South Dakota. Today, the only dinosaurs that remain are fossils and replicas, but the Black Hills have become a mecca fo...
Buffalo Burger

8 Must-Try Flavors of South Dakota

South Dakota’s multicultural history has lead to great local cuisine with a unique mixture of German, Eastern European, and Native American influences. Take a f...
Mammoth Site

The Mammoth Site

For centuries the bones lay buried until discovered by chance in 1974. While excavating for a housing development, earth-moving equipment exposed one of South D...
Hot Springs Jesse

Minnekahta

First called Minnekahta (hot waters) by the Lakota people, Hot Springs is known as the southern gateway to the Black Hills. Hot Springs is home to the larges...