Scenic highway travels all the way along the canyon. The canyon is six times more ancient than the Grand Canyon. Sites include breathtaking views, amazing wildlife, beautiful waterfalls, and the site for the winter camp of the movie Dances with Wolves. Hiking and mountain biking trails, rock climbing, and fishing are also available.
Offers free admission to museum, historic home, fishponds, and underwater viewing windows. Fish and duck/geese food is available to buy. Gift shop is open from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. daily from mid-May to mid-September. Grounds are open year-round from dawn to dusk. For more information visit their web site .
View a display of Western art and artifacts at the Heritage Center Museum . Open 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. year-round. Hours during Memorial Day and Labor Day are 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. For more information call (605) 642-9378.
Ice Cream Socials are held nightly, check for times and cost when you arrive. All you can eat gourmet ice cream such as Orange Dream, Huckleberry Heaven, Moose Tracks, Caramel Caribou, and Smores, just to name a few. This is a camper favorite. Come join us every night and meet and socialize with other campers!
Discover the Black Hills in Style! Two daily tours are available. The Monumental Tour takes you through Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse, Custer State Park, Needles Highway, and Sylvan Lake. The Historic Deadwood-Lead Tour takes you to President's Park, Takanka, sites in Lead, and sites in Deadwood. Each tour price includes prices for entrance into the individual parks/sites. Lunch is also included. Call (888) 524-5655 or go to www.blackhillsvacations.com/activities/tours/ for more information.
Four Aces Casino is located in historic Deadwood, South Dakota. It is a full service casino with a friendly staff anxious to serve you. In addition to their gaming, you will enjoy a wonderful atmosphere with an excellent restaurant. Call (605) 578-2323 for more information. http://www.FourAcesHampton.com.
See the famous Mount Rushmore National Monument. Walking trail takes you to the base of the monument. Go through the parade of flags, find souvenirs in the gift shop, and dine by the faces in the restaurant. Scenic drives in the surrounding hills offer spectacular views of the four faces. http://www.nps.gov/moru/ Call (605) 574-2523 for more information.
This is a 73,000-acre park that includes one of the nation's largest bison heads. Mountain resorts, fishing, scenic drives, visitor centers, day and evening park programs, and hiking are available. Park entrance fee is required. Call (605) 255-4515 for more information. Visit Custer State Park online for more information.
The Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary is home to over 360 animals of 40 different species including bears, African lions, tigers, dogs, cats, parrots, horses and farm animals. It is one of the most diverse animal rescues in the nation. The Sanctuary is a non-profit animal charity that upholds the value of all life by providing care for both captive exotics and domestic animals.