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Where Am I? Week 1

Are you a savvy 605'er? Think you know Rapid City and the Black Hills inside and out? Time to test your mettle. We'll be posting photos from around the local a...

Wild Bill Days: A Spectacle to Be Seen

Full of wild western tales and legends, Deadwood is home to many famous and infamous characters throughout time. Established in the late 19th century, this cit...

Finding the Elusive Pasqueflower: 5 Prime Spots

If you've been out and about in western South Dakota in the springtime, you've probably stumbled upon a beautiful bell-shaped purple flower with a bright yellow center and silky-haired stem. This is the pasqueflower, designated the official state fl...
Fair with Kids

A Night at Central States Fair

Rapid City’s Central States Fair is held from August 17 through 26 this year at the fairgrounds, and will entertain thousands of people from young to old. But n...

Museums in the Black Hills

When you choose to visit the many Black Hills museums, you will find exhibits focusing on the area’s rich history, unique fossil displays of mammoths and dinosa...

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 scenic Black Hills, you will want to try all of them. Make sure to check out the five best co...

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...
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5 Breathtaking Hikes in Custer State Park

Custer State Park is one of the most beautiful parks in the state, with free-roaming buffalo, hidden caves, distant views from mountain tops, and babbling brook...
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Butte-Lawrence County Fair

The Butte-Lawrence County Fair has been going strong for over 35 years! Held each year in Nisland during the late summer, this small town fair is distinctly “South Dakota”, from the rodeo to the 4-H livestock stock shows. The 4-H livestock shows and...
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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...