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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 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...

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 ...

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...

Rock Climbing in the Black Hills

By Kelsey Sinclair 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 ...

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...

Our State Sport

This year, break your family out of the city routine for an All-American cowboy experience while you are on vacation. Saddle up the horses and get to the rodeo—it’s time for some real western fun. Rodeo action began in South Dakota in the late 189...

Miniature Golf in the Black Hills

By Kelsey Sinclair Getting your children to be active can be difficult, but mini golf makes sports more fun! It is a great activity that the whole family will ...