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Address: SD
Activities: Camping, Hiking, Mountain biking, Viewing wildlife, Rock climbing, Birdwatching
Description: This storied mountain range was named because of its dark, dense forest...
This storied mountain range was named because of its dark, dense forest terrain.
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Absolutely beautiful

Loved the Black Hills. It is absolutely beautiful. We stayed in the area four nights and had time to casually enjoy most hi-ways and bi-ways. The Needles highway is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 24, 2015
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Altoona, Kansas
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Omaha, Nebraska
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21 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

We made this trip in one week and saw EVERYTHING we wanted to---went to Yellowstone and the Tetons after South Dakota. This is a great family vacation, interesting drive, and gorgeous scenery. Highly educational to understand the geology and history of our Earth. We traveled with our 15 and 13 year old sons and they also loved the trip. Started... More 

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Altoona, Kansas
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53 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015

Loved the Black Hills. It is absolutely beautiful. We stayed in the area four nights and had time to casually enjoy most hi-ways and bi-ways. The Needles highway is spectacular! Loved the tunnels. We drove all through Custer State Park and took in all the great scenery. We did the Wildlife Loop and saw a big herd of Bison. These... More 

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Indianapolis, Indiana
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17 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We fell in love with the Black Hills. We had no idea before we went how very beautiful they really are. Make no mistake, they are mountains not hills. However, they were formed via erosion not plate tectonics. This was the best hiking we did on a 19-day multi-state road trip - no mosquitos, no black flies, beautiful scenery, etc.... More 

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160 reviews
76 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I've always wanted to visit this area and I'm very glad I finally made it! This is an absolutely amazing area. The drives thru the NF are wonderful. We found several lovely lakes for picnics. Highly recommended.

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Lemars
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

Deadwood, Historic and Fun place to visit. Saw saloon chair Wild Bill was shot in. Location nice driving distance to Mount Rushmore & other tourist spots.

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Los Angeles, California
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Visiting the Crazy Horse Memorial in South Dakota gave me more insights of the history of U.S. As a citizen of this great country,I am proud and value the sacrifices of all those before us , for the fight of freedom and peace in this country! I saw a sign on the way which reads " Many heroes,present and past,... More 

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Omaha, Nebraska
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Needles Highway, Iron Mountain Road, and Wildlife Loop Road are just incredible drives. My girlfriend and I ended up pulling over and getting out of the car about every 30 seconds. The air smells amazing, and some of the views are stunning. Also, you can hang out with wild burros on WIldlife Loop Road. It's a great way to spend... More 

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Raleigh, North Carolina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

If you like vacations driving by a lot of tourist traps on the way to a few spots of beauty, this is for you. Outside of some of the major national park sites, the rest is pretty tacky.

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Miami, Florida
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44 reviews
29 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Some of the rocks of the Black Hills with that shiny copper in them are reminiscent of that gold which drew goldseekers to it & contributed to the Indian Wars. The fallen pine logs on some of them are equally gorgeous in my opinion as the evergreen standing tall alive pine trees. When you look at its outline from afar,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

Love the Black Hills! Great scenery, good hiking, wonderful wildlife. Enjoyed Wind Cave tour, summit of Little Devils Tower was amazing!

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Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)

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