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A stunning scenic byway---intriguing rock formation, narrow tunnels and a chance to see nature at... read more

Reviewed 17 October 2017
Marietta, Georgia
Beautiful Drive

Even in the early morning fog accompanied by light drizzling rain this drive was amazing. It seemed... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
Beverly Hills, Michigan
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Highway 16A, Custer, SD

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Reviewed 17 October 2017

A stunning scenic byway---intriguing rock formation, narrow tunnels and a chance to see nature at its finest.

Thank ballhawg
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Even in the early morning fog accompanied by light drizzling rain this drive was amazing. It seemed to have gone on forever, but then we ended up at Mt. Rushmore. Very worth it.

Thank MiPAS48025
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Nice drive from Custer to Keystone. Several great views. The Needles Hwy was more interesting and better sites.

Thank C J x
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Loved everything about this awesome drive. Just can't beat it. However, we were there in September when visitation was down. Recommend you start from the south and head north. Love the pigtail bridges and tunnel views of Mount Rushmore.

Thank MKtravelers19
Reviewed 27 September 2017

This is a beautiful road that meanders thru the Black Hills area. There is so much to see along the road...from prairie to forest to rock formations to small lakes. Take time to enjoy it and look around, you may miss something if you don’t.

Thank Cherie P
Reviewed 24 September 2017

This is another very scenic road that meanders through the Black Hills area. The area is quite diverse with scenes of prairie, forest and interesting rock formations. Definitely worth the time to travel this roadway. Take your time and soak in the pleasant scenes. We...More

Thank OutdoorKidz
Reviewed 14 September 2017

Not all that spectacular but a nice drive. We did it as it was a route for us and made it nice to see things. I would not go out of my way to see this as it is just another route.

Thank Caribbean5
Reviewed 9 September 2017

There is a terrific center down the road from Norbeck which now is only doing stuff for children. The new discovery center has a wonderful movie called Spirit of Tatanka. They will also tell you where wildlife has been sighted that day. Nice exhibits and...More

Thank Sidrasmom
Reviewed 30 August 2017

I highly recommend the short byway if you ever go to the black hills. The Tunnels are a treat to see. Take you time and enjoy your self

Thank yrret02
Reviewed 23 August 2017

Do the round trip, up Needles Hwy and back on Norbeck or vise versa. There are several single lane tunnels and a set of pigtail loops. I suggest driving slow and taking in the beautiful scenery and wildlife. Most the roads cannot be craven over...More

Thank JoFlatlander
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Mark B
7 January 2018|
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Response from PNRao | Reviewed this property |
We took around 5 hours. Mainly because of stoppages to watch the wildlife. There are many places where these are available at arm's length and is worth to wait and watch them leisure. There are places for small parking... More