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Black Hills National Forest

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Address: , Custer, SD 57730
Phone Number: 800-732-5682
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Description: This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national...
This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.
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Nature at its finest.

We stayed in the Custer area and passed through the Black Hills National Forest frequently in our 7 day stay. A beautiful area with so much to see and do. Amazing place with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 30, 2015
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Alberta
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18 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

We stayed in the Custer area and passed through the Black Hills National Forest frequently in our 7 day stay. A beautiful area with so much to see and do. Amazing place with friendly local people made our trip memorable!

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Hiawatha, Kansas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

Love this area, beautiful scenery, lots of wildlife to see, well worth the time to go. Saw lots of buffalo, big horn sheep.

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Round Rock, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

A beautiful park. We did see Buffalo on this drive. Lots of turnouts for photo opportunities. Road was good.

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Hebron, Kentucky
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8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

What a great ride! We rode through the Black Hills National Forest several times while visiting Custer, SD. The scenery is just gorgeous and plenty of wildlife to see!

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USA
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7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

This was a regret in my planning. We say Pronghorn and Bighorn but only had time to drive through. This is a beautiful park, worthy of the time to invest in hiking and truly appreciating everything there is from wildlife to topography!

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Neosho, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

The National Forest is beautiful and yet has some tragic stories of fires in the past. I tried to stop at the various overlooks, historical markers, etc. to learn about the forest. We were able to see a small herd of big horn sheep just west of Custer! That was one of our highlights!

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Orlando, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015 NEW

What an amazing and beautiful place. Never thought it would be so breath taking. America is so diverse and so wonderful. Didn't want the day to end. I'm going back as soon as I can. South Dakota is a great state. I love it there.

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Sun Prairie, Wisconsin
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 69 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Be sure to spend 2 to 4 days in the Black Hills area. Lots to see and do no mater how evolved you want to be. Tip: Do your research and remember although things are far apart in mileage, the roads are curvy and congested so it can take 1 hour to drive 25 miles.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2015 NEW

Large national forest with great views. Saw a moose, deer and some lovely falls just to mention a few.

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Chambersburg, Pennsylvania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 24, 2015

We are on a long trip the whole way across the USA & have been through so many National Forests enroute. We would still recommend your drive through.

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