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Gambling

Hit the Jackpot

Hit the jackpot at one of the many casinos in the Black Hills! Deadwood is an oasis for tourists and gamblers alike, with a jaw-dropping 30 casinos now operatin...
Winter Black hills Snow

Fall Colors and Winter Weather

Sunny, mild days and cool nights are typical during the autumn. Temperatures begin to cool around Labor Day, with highs averaging in the 60s and 70s during Sept...
Downhill Winter Fun

Downhill Winter Fun

The Black Hills has some of the highest peaks this side of the Rockies, making it is a hot spot for downhill and cross country skiers and snowboarders of all skill levels. Whether at the popular Terry Peak, or some of the lesser known trails, there i...
Sturgis Rally

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally Milestones

1936 Clarence “Pappy” Hoel purchases Indian Motorcycle franchise in Sturgis The Jackpine Gypsies Motorcycle Club was formed. 1938 The first Blac...
Sturgis dog on motorcycle

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally…Are You Ready?

Clarence "Pappy" Hoel, a Sturgis motorcycle shop owner, founded the Jackpine Gypsy Motorcycle Club, one of the first motorcycle clubs sanctioned in America. Today the Jackpine Gypsies have members throughout the United States and have sponsored mo...
Hill City

Welcome to Hill City

While the "Heart of the Hills" was once referred to as "a town with a church on each end and a mile of Hell in between," the activities of Hill City have tamed ...
Stargazing

Wish Upon a Shooting Star

With the lack of light pollution, western South Dakota has a large number of fantastic stargazing spots. Drive five minutes outside of any of the Black Hill’s s...
RockClimbing

Rock Climbing in the Black Hills

With the many varieties of rock formations in the area, the Black Hills are an ideal destination for both beginning and experienced rock climbers. The Black Hills region has been featured in several climbing magazines as a hidden oasis for climbers. ...
Spearfish Canyon

The Wonders of Spearfish Canyon

Hiking opportunities are plentiful throughout the Black Hills, but Spearfish Canyon has some of the absolute best trails in the area, as well as bubbling stream...