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Black Hills National Forest

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Gorgeous scenery and wildlife

We saw lots of amazing scenery and wildlife: buffaloes, prairie dogs, butterflies, coyote, deer... read more

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Black Hills national Forest is a flag ship of the national forest system. The very first timber... read more

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This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.
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Reviewed yesterday

We saw lots of amazing scenery and wildlife: buffaloes, prairie dogs, butterflies, coyote, deer, elk. It was spectacular.

Thank Dayna_AnnNewOrleans
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Black Hills national Forest is a flag ship of the national forest system. The very first timber sale took place on the Black Hills national Forest and it has been an actively managed forest ever since. The roads and trails are very accessible and it’s...More

Thank Franklin C
Reviewed 5 days ago

If you are in the black Hills you will be in and out of this National Forest with lost to see. Animals are always roaming around and plenty to do for the whole family.

Thank larrya762
Reviewed 6 days ago

There is so much to see and do in this area that it's hard to begin. The mountains are beautiful, and you will probably see some wildlife along the way.

Thank AlabamaCountryGirl
Reviewed 1 week ago

The views are unbelievable! You drive with anticipation about what you will see around the next corner. I bet with snow on the ground it is that much more spectacular!

Thank Glenda K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Almost the entirety of this area in South Dakota is made up of the Black Hills National Forest. You get a real sense of the beauty of this country when you drive through it.

Thank Joel K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Amazing views of beautiful South Dakota! I can’t help but love what’s around the next corner. Enjoy!!

Thank Craig M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was impressed by it's unique beauty. It is a spiritual place. It's easy to see why Native Americans were willing to lay down their lives to prevent the European Americans from coming in and spoiling it.Forested meadows are punctuated by rock pinnacles jutting above...More

Thank Les M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great scenery but you'll have to allow some time due to the narrow, winding roads. Our average speed was 20 MPH. The passengers will have some great views but the driver has to watch the road.

Thank Bob S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful places I have seen. Amazing views everywhere you look. Great place to hike and plan on going back to see more and hike more

Thank Colleen E
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9 September 2018|
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Response from seaglith | Reviewed this property |
There are always buffalo someplace in Custer State Park. The annual buffalo roundup is the last weekend in Sept, so there will be buffalo in the corrals for a few days after that for vaccination and sorting before most of... More
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Tammy J
14 August 2018|
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Response from Michelle L | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Restrooms are available. We went in July. I tell you what.....the restrooms were VERY clean! Always smelled like they had just been cleaned!!! Very impressed
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skyeisthebest
10 August 2016|
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
Take the main hi way from RapidCity east to Wall the loop stars there!!!
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