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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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We love the Black Hills! Been there several times and never get tired of going there! It is absolutely breathtaking! People are friendly and the scenery is wonderful! Lots of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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Valparaiso, Indiana
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015 NEW

We love the Black Hills! Been there several times and never get tired of going there! It is absolutely breathtaking! People are friendly and the scenery is wonderful! Lots of things to do there!

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Appleton, Wi.
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17 reviews 17 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2015

A definite must see when in SD. Traveling through park, seeing animals in their natural state, the beauty of rock and stone mountains and forest just incredible. The beauty of it all just takes you to another place of serenity and peace within.

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Bailey, North Carolina
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

The forest is so pretty and the wild life amazes me daily. back in Feb saw a Bald Eagle up close. The hills are peaceful and a wonderful drive.

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Provincetown, Massachusetts
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317 reviews 317 reviews
125 attraction reviews
136 helpful votes 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

On this trip I have driven through many national forest, yet they are all unique. Driving through Black Hills National Forest you are treated to some incredible rock formations. In addition there are numerous mountain peeks as well as several beautiful lakes, one being Lake Pactola. There is also a plethora of outdoor seasonal activities. Also there are several scenic... More 

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Glendale, California
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544 reviews 544 reviews
156 attraction reviews
132 helpful votes 132 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

What a great area and place to visit...Very scenic and definitely allow enough time to see everything it has to offer

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Nova Scotia, Canada
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127 reviews 127 reviews
59 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 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
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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
51 helpful votes 51 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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364 reviews 364 reviews
258 attraction reviews
301 helpful votes 301 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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