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Adventure

Golfing in the Hills

The Black Hills is a vacation destination with a little something for everyone – and a lot for golfers! With numerous private and public golf courses in the sce...

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 pro...
Fairburn

Hunting for Fairburn Agates

Rock hounds scour the southern Black Hills in search of an elusive, yet beautiful rock: the Fairburn Agate. Finding a large fairburn is not only a once-in-a-lif...

A Hike with @GentleSasquatch

You’d be hard-pressed to find someone more passionate about Black Hills hiking than Seth Courtney. Seth, known to Instagram as @gentlesasquatch, is a photo-savv...
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 sk...
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 Hil...
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...
Mini Golf

Miniature Golf in the Black Hills

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 enjoy. Make sure to ...