Now That I Have Seen Mount Rushmore. What Esle Is There To See And Do???
The Highways and Byways in the Black Hillsupdated on April 18th 2013
The highways in the Black Hillsare famous for its scenic one lane tunnels, which were built to frame the faces on Mount Rushmore. Let's not forget the "pigtail bridges" and single (and narrow) lanes on each roadway through the Black Hills National Forest. Drive slow and drive safe through these beautiful scenic mountain passes.Highway 16/16A is the main paved route to drive through Custer State Park. This route includes most of the tunnels on South Dakota state highways, including the only four-lane tunnel in the state, just north of Keystone.
Towns in the Black Hillsupdated on April 19th 2013
During the 1800's, gold rush towns were born and many died along these highways. Today the surviving towns still enjoy reproducing the history of the Old West for the millions of visitors each year. What a great way to begin our South Dakota Highway travels; from the Wild, Wild West to world renown National Monuments.
Museums and Shops in the Black Hillsupdated on April 18th 2013
Take a trip back in time to the living history of Native Americans, fur traders, cowboys, gunslingers, miners, railroads, prospectors, and the prehistoric animals that use to roam this earth. The museums in the Black Hills are a visual history book and sometimes a hands on learning center with historical artifacts, art and documents. Come along with us for a look backwards, a look at today and a promise of tomorrow's worlds - see the Black Hills in all of its diversity. Pick a town and start your journey into South Dakota's "many faces and many places" in history.
Attractions in the Black Hillsupdated on April 18th 2013
This directory includes something for everyone - kids, parents, grandparents and the swinging singles. Whether you arrive in a car, plane, RV or motorcycle, SD Highways 385 and 16 has a infinite variety of attractions for every interest and every taste. This directory will show you where the Art Galleries, Wine Vineyards, Casinos, Kids fun attractions, and hundreds of other fascinating attractions you didn't know existed are. If you are a neighbor just across the border or even live in South Dakota, we can show you 52 week-end adventures in South Dakota or show you all there is to see and do in the Black Hills.
State and National Parks in the Black Hillsupdated on April 18th 2013
Whether you are planning on camping, picnicking or just need to stretch your legs and enjoy nature, South Dakota's park system is a great place to stop. The following pages consist of a list of all the state and national parks in the Black Hills area. These parks have nature trails, picnic grounds, camping spots and some even have cabins. Numerous parks have lakes for swimming, fishing and boating. In the summer accommodations and campgrounds fill up many months in advance.