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Black Hills National Forest

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Address: Custer, SD 57730
Phone Number: 800-732-5682
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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The views are just amazing and we never get tired of visiting. It is worth a visit at least once during your trip to the area.

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 20, 2015
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Watertown, South Dakota
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Watertown, South Dakota
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154 reviews 154 reviews
60 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The views are just amazing and we never get tired of visiting. It is worth a visit at least once during your trip to the area.

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Centennial, Colorado
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353 reviews 353 reviews
251 attraction reviews
236 helpful votes 236 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Driving through here you get spectacular scenery. I was traveling alone and i had to pull over several times to take pictures. There are hiking trails although I only went a little way on some trails as I was pressed for time. would love to go back and really explore.

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New York City, New York
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89 reviews 89 reviews
5 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

We visit this park on ethe ways so we don't stop a lots, beuatiful something to see and have more time to visit. I hope to do next time, my child enjoy a lots.

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Champaign-Urbana, Illinois
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2015

My husband and I rode through the Black Hills the first weekend in September 2014. It was very busy, being a holiday weekend, but we were able to stop at a few spots to take some amazing pictures. We loved every minute, an amazing ride!

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112 reviews 112 reviews
62 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

The Black Hills are beautiful in all seasons. We never tire of visiting here...it is definitely one of our favorite vacation spots

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Manitowoc, Wisconsin
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26 reviews 26 reviews
11 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

Animals were plenty to see and scenery was awesome. Many places to stop and look at. campgrounds were nice and family friendly.

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Fremont, California
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1,231 helpful votes 1,231 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

We drove through and saw much of the Black Hills National Forest. The lower elevations include grasslands. In this area, we enjoyed seeing numerous prarie dogs. In other areas there are forests that include aspen, oak, and birch. There are granite peaks, canyons, lakes, and trout streams. Some of the main items we enjoyed seeing included; 1) Harney Peak -... More 

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N. Canton, Ohhio USA
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13 reviews 13 reviews
9 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

I only had read about the Black Hills National Forest, but now I can say with pride that I have witnessed it's magestic beauty. The history it holds in it's hands will not disappoint anyone who choses to see it for their own eyes.

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Kansas City, Kansas
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59 reviews 59 reviews
29 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

We came to the Black Hills for nature and that's what we got. I was sad to see so much destruction of the ponderosa pines by the pine beetles, yet there were plenty of trees remaining, along with mountains, grasslands, rivers and streams, and wildlife.

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Nashville,Tennessee
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25 reviews 25 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

Loved driving through the Black Hills. Amazing landscape. It's a must do. You will notice an abundance of hay bails, cows, and beautiful evergreens.

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