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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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AMAZING

So many different spots to hike, scenic biways, and clean roads and trails! Easy access! We visited in early April- it was so nice and calm!

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 10, 2015
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Nova Scotia, Canada
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126 reviews 126 reviews
59 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

So many different spots to hike, scenic biways, and clean roads and trails! Easy access! We visited in early April- it was so nice and calm!

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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10 reviews 10 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

The journey from Custer is interesting, but allow time to travel to the area. There are so many small and famous towns in the Black Hills of South Dakota, including Deadwood and Lead, to name but two, all of which are worth a (short) visit. When you arrive, find somewhere to park your vehicle and walk around and explore ...... More 

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IL
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39 reviews 39 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This is just a wonderful area to drive thru. The area is very scenic. Lots of lakes and streams. Many areas to stop and hike and enjoy the landscape.

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Watertown, South Dakota
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154 reviews 154 reviews
60 attraction reviews
48 helpful votes 48 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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362 reviews 362 reviews
258 attraction reviews
269 helpful votes 269 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
50 helpful votes 50 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
6 helpful votes 6 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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127 reviews 127 reviews
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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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27 reviews 27 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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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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