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Ranked #1 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: State Parks

Custer State Park , in the Black Hills of western South Dakota , spans 71,000 acres and is one of the largest state parks in the United States. Visitors can experience a variety... more »

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Ranked #2 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Nature/ Wildlife Areas; National Parks; Forests
This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.
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Ranked #3 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Bodies of Water

Sylvan Lake is considered the “Crown Jewel” of Custer State Park in the Black Hills of western South Dakota . The mountain lake sits at the base of Harney Peak , the highest point... more »

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Ranked #4 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Geologic Formations
A geological formation located in Custer State Park.
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Ranked #5 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Scenic Drives

The wildlife loop road is pretty cool, it's to be done slowly.....take in the scenery and look for animals.  You may only see a small group of buffalo, but you may see a herd the... more »

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Ranked #6 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #7 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Performances
Owner description: 550 seat theater with a 44 foot wide stage. Located on the Flinstones "Bedrock City" theme park property. Concessions, gift... more » Owner description: 550 seat theater with a 44 foot wide stage. Located on the Flinstones "Bedrock City" theme park property. Concessions, gift show, spacious clean restrooms, ample parking, motels next door and across the street. « less
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Ranked #8 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Horseback Riding Stables

If you’d like to go for a trail ride in the Black Hills down by Custer, Blue Bell Stables is one of a few legitimate trail ride outfits in the area.  It is also the only one... more »

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Ranked #9 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Caverns/ Caves; National Parks
Owner description: Jewel Cave National Monument is home to one of the longest caves in the world. Offering an assortment of cave formations and... more » Owner description: Jewel Cave National Monument is home to one of the longest caves in the world. Offering an assortment of cave formations and recreational opportunities, many visitors are truly amazed by this underground wilderness. Most impressive is the fact that exploration and discovery continue to take place at this significant natural resource. As part of the National Park Service, the Monument offers four different types of cave experiences: Scenic Tour (1 hour and 20 minutes), Discovery Talk (20 minutes) Historic Lantern Tour (1 hour and 45 minutes), and Wild Cave Tour (3 to 4 hours). Furthermore, an array of surface programs are also available during the summer months, which include guided nature hikes, interpretive patio talks, and special events. NOTE: Beginning around April 1, 2014, Hwy 16 within the monument will be under construction. Traffic delays will occur throughout the spring, summer, and fall seasons. This is combined with a parking lot improvement project near the visitor center. For these reasons, advanced tour reservations will not be available in 2014. Cave tour tickets will only be made available on a first come first serve basis at the Monument. Interested park guests are welcome to call the visitor center directly for planning assistance. « less
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Ranked #10 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Theaters
Owner description: Since 1946, professional theatre at the Black Hills Playhouse has delighted generations of play-goers in the heart of Custer... more » Owner description: Since 1946, professional theatre at the Black Hills Playhouse has delighted generations of play-goers in the heart of Custer State Park. Newly renovated with air conditioning, the Black Hills Playhouse is sure to be a unique and memorable stop.For travelers looking for an affordable and educational experience, check out the BankWest Kids Go Free on Friday information located under Box Office on the website and save a few dollars! « less
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Ranked #11 of 26 attractions in Custer
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Ranked #12 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Tourist/ Visitor Centers; Historic Sites
This 1930s structure, named after a former South Dakota governor, is recognized on the National Register of Historic Places.
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Ranked #13 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Bodies of Water
Located at Custer State Park, this lake offers fishing, swimming and a nearby campground.
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Ranked #14 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Bodies of Water
A recreational and beach area.
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Ranked #15 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Bodies of Water
This South Dakota lake offers fishermen a variety of fish.
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Ranked #16 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Trails
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Ranked #17 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Historic Sites; Ghost Towns
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Ranked #18 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Bodies of Water
This waterway, which passes through Custer State Park, is popular with fishermen and hikers.
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Ranked #19 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Bodies of Water
Accessible only by hiking.
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Ranked #20 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #21 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Amusement/ Theme Parks
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Ranked #22 of 26 attractions in Custer
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Ranked #23 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Horseback Riding Stables
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Ranked #24 of 26 attractions in Custer
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Ranked #25 of 26 attractions in Custer
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Ranked #26 of 26 attractions in Custer
Category: Museums; Educational Sites
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