Black Hills

South Dakota’s Purple Heart Highway

Interstate 90 through South Dakota is officially known as Purple Heart Memorial Highway. It’s a small measure of gratitude from the people of South Dakota to Pu...
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Paha Sapa – The Black Hills

Crazy Horse, Deadwood, Wild Bill Hickok, George Hearst, Red Cloud, George Armstrong Custer, Homestake, Poker Alice, Gutzon Borglum, Peter Norbeck, Rushmore, Kor...
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 ...
ATV Riding Travel SD

ATV Riding in the Black Hills

The Black Hills National Forest has 600 miles of trails for ATV riding, so this area is the best in the Black Hills for riders. It also has 347 miles of trail s...
Hiking Black Hills

Hiking in the Black Hills

The Black Hills is home to one of the premier hiking trails in the nation—The George S. Mickelson Trail. The trail was developed following the 1983 abandonment ...
Geology

Black Hills and Badlands Geology

The unique and varied landscapes of the Black Hills and Badlands region are a geology student’s dream. The following is a general overview of the four geologic ...
Buffalo

Buffalo and the Black Hills Region

Through pioneering and contemporary conservation efforts, the American bison, or as it is more commonly referred to – the buffalo, has become synonymous with th...