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Adventure

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...
Caves

Caving in the Black Hills

Deep under the ponderosa pine forests and sprawling prairies of the Black Hills, there is an underground world of tunnels filled with unique geological formatio...
Cycling

Biking in the Black Hills

Try the Rapid City bike path. Crossing Rapid City from west to east, this concrete trail meanders through a neatly-groomed greenway alongside Rapid Creek. This ...
Devils Tower

Devils Tower National Monument

Located on the northwestern edge of the Black Hills, Devils Tower Rises 1,267 feet above the Belle Fourche River to an altitude of 5,112 feet. The tower meas...
Bridge Black Hills

Scenic Drives in the Hills

Wind your way through the Spearfish Canyon to see waterfalls and flowing streams and the Needles Highway full of granite spires found in Custer State Park. Then...
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...
Fishing

Fishing in the Black Hills

The history of fish species and fishing in the Black Hills is actually quite different than what one might expect. Fishing is a popular seasonal activity along ...
Cave

The Caving, Climbing Couple

The one thing Jan & Herb Conn loved more than adventures was each other. The husband and wife team were prolific cavers and rock climbers, having discovered...
Black Elk Peak

At the Highest Point

Black Elk Peak, formerly Harney Peak, is the highest summit between the Pyrenees Mountains in France and the Rocky Mountains. An old stone fire lookout tower is...