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Wildlife Loop Road

Custer, SD
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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Custer
Type: Scenic Drives
Activities: Driving
Traveler Description: The wildlife loop road is pretty cool, it's to be done slowly.....take in the scenery and look for animals.  You may only see a small group of... more »
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iowa
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40 reviews 40 reviews
17 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

It's a nice drive to see the bison, begging burrows, coyote, and pronghorn. It's worth getting out of the car and doing some of the trails.

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Appleton, WI
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44 reviews 44 reviews
12 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014 NEW

I still dream about it...so glad I read about doing this on here and appreciate the positive comments from all people. We had buffalo come right up to our windows, antelope run next to our car and burros try to get their heads into our car.LOL The whole family still talks about it!

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Storm Lake, Iowa
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18 reviews 18 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

So much fun to see the wildlife! donkeys the buffalo, deer, prarie dogs, the donkeys love to see people! make sure you have good food for them to eat (the donkeys) the donkeys are harder to find in the late afternoon. just sit and back and enjoy the buffalo they are an amazing animal to watch, a must to vist... More

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Brevard County, FL
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138 reviews 138 reviews
30 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014 NEW

You need to be patient if you want to see the buffalo....there is no specific time of day when they are around. It's whenever the mood strikes. We had to go back for a second day to get a glimpse! But you will probably always see the burros, or pronghorn. No matter what you see or don't see (we never... More

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Chicago, Illinois
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44 reviews 44 reviews
26 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

The wildlife loop was very scenic but I saw more wildlife on 16A. Enjoyed the drive but was disappointed in animal sitings

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Cedar Grove, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2014 NEW

a must see when in the area. You can never go thru too many times! Excellent pictures right out of our car window!

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Rio Rancho, New Mexico
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28 reviews 28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

You will for sure see buffalo, deer and wild donkeys. Make sure no one has to use the restroom as there are none and its can be a long drive. Worth every mile.

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Alma Center, Wisconsin, United States
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

It is a wildlife loop. Wildlife are unpredictable and there are no guarantees as to what you will see. I can tell you that we saw buffalo, donkeys, deer, antelope, and other little creatures. I would recommend that if you can leave the main wildlife road on some of the gravel roads, do so. However, we did up seeing the... More

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Chas
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116 reviews 116 reviews
33 attraction reviews
62 helpful votes 62 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Beautiful drive thru Custer State Park where you will see all sorts of wildlife--prairie dogs, burros (take some carrots--they will eat right out of your hand), antelope and lots of buffalo--you could almost reach out and touch them. A must see!

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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69 reviews 69 reviews
13 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2014

Nice ride....lots of cages so be careful because the soccer moms will stop on a dime to show their kids a donkey....leads to other great roads...definately worth doing and the rangers are very nice...its a peaceful ride and if lucky u will see the buffalo but there is no guarantee...its kinda fun to watch the wild animals almost knock over... More

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