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Address: Custer, SD
Activities: Rock climbing
Description: A geological formation located in Custer State Park.

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Take one of the nearby trails

Great place to see but we also liked taking one of the trails off this area in the afternoon. We were able to find beautiful views of the rock formations and hills.

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 1, 2015
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2015 NEW

Great place to see but we also liked taking one of the trails off this area in the afternoon. We were able to find beautiful views of the rock formations and hills.

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Murphysboro, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Very interesting rock formations. A great road for motorcyclists. Got to see some wild life here too.

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Denver, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Don't miss the needles highway. Take your time, it is a very curvy road in places, but the scenery is striking. Sylvan lake is a great place to rest and recharge. Very scenic with nice little snack shack and souvenirs.

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minnesota metro area
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

While we were here we saw the mountain goats. The babies were out too, so cute! The parking area gets a little crowded, be careful!

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Hopkinton, Iowa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

Another Must when in the area! Lots of curvy narrow roads but you are driving very slowly along them. Beautiful and very cool to see. Got a little nervous when it was down pouring and hailing but then in 10 minutes it was Beautiful again.

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Lafayette, Colorado
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

I reviewed this as part of Custer State Park. It was so beautiful that we drove it twice - once in each direction. Lots of wildlife and amazing views!

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Upland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 29, 2015 NEW

Suck, tuck and duck and with any luck, you won't get stuck. We put our Chevy one-ton dually through that thing to the applause of the oncoming drivers.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

This was a super curvy road out of the main part of Custer State Park. Got a little car sick, but going through the needles tunnels was pretty cool! Crowded when we went, so I would go early in the morning if you can :)

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Pine Grove, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

If your looking for scenery, it's beautiful, if your looking for animals, they're very rare. Once you've driven all the hwys in the park, they all look the same.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

This drive was by far our favorite in Custer State Park. The views are not to be missed. We were disappointed with the Wildlife and Iron Mtn drives but that was just the luck of the draw. If you are visiting the Black Hills add this drive to the top of your list.

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Address: Address: Custer, SD
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

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