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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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Spend all day and planning to go back!

Be prepared to stop every 15 minutes because everything is so breathtaking. I'm already planning a trip back because its just that beautiful. Not developed, so unubstructed views... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A beautiful location. Lots to see and great ride. Take your time and enjoy the area. Beware of the wildlife.

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Beijing, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Be prepared to stop every 15 minutes because everything is so breathtaking. I'm already planning a trip back because its just that beautiful. Not developed, so unubstructed views of the hills and the air smells sweet.

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Kensington, Minnesota, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

We drove through the Nation Forest and the views were beautiful! Went with my family. We can not wait to come back next summer!

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Pearland, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW

This was amazing for a city girl. The scenic views were amazing. The weather cool and relaxing. Breathe the wonderful clean air. Seeing wildlife in their natural surrounding was thrilling. Absolutely, don't forget your camera.

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Vacaville, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Beautifully forested (ponderosa pines and spruce) area with granite cliffs and rock formations. Well maintained by the Park Service. There are several scenic loop drives thru the area.

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Zaandam
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

We loved the various hiking trails in the mountains! Despite the bad weather we managed to make some great hikes

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Saint Louis, Missouri
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

We enjoyed the views of the rolling famous Black Hills, so names because from a distance their dark green colors appear to be black.

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Omaha, Nebraska
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

Dangerous difficult driving, some good views of Mt. Rushmore. Don't really recommend. The other experiences we had in South Dakota around Keystone were quicker and better. Once you get in the park (we got in it accidentally after Custer), you just have to drive and drive. We were there hours, and shot the afternoon anxiously biting our nails on the... More 

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Durant, Oklahoma
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

What we drove through was beautiful, however, we wish we would have had more direction. We entered near Mt. Rushmore and were hoping to find clearly marked roads/paths. We drove up and down, around and around for over an hour. We went through 3 tunnels. We didn't have much luck seeing many animals. Only two deer, a pair of turkeys... More 

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Whitesboro, Texas, USA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

After seeing Mount Rushmore, we took a ride south through the Black Hills National Forest not expecting a lot. Boy were we surprised. It was about ten miles of just small two and sometime one lane road. Big enough for no bigger then a large pickup truck. No on RVs or pull behind trailers. This was the best of the... More 

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Address: Custer, SD 57730
Phone Number: 800-732-5682
Location: United States  >  South Dakota (SD)  >  Custer

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