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Center of the Nation Monument

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Every Small Town needs an attraction and this was the one for Belle Fourche. Couple that with a bit... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Edmonton, Canada
Worth the visit

Boy, they sure know how to make the best of their unique and quirky claim to fame in Belle Fourche... read more

Reviewed December 21, 2018
Reading, United Kingdom
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The monument behind the visitor center is open 24/7. It is in a park setting and always available for viewing and photos. The Center of the Nation Visitor Center's summer hours are 9am to 5pm Monday through Saturday and 1pm to 4pm on Sunday.
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415 5th Ave, Belle Fourche, SD 57717-1435
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All reviews log cabin private property visitor center devils tower quick stop state flags gravel road park like setting nice display small museum river walk free museum nice stop worth a stop neat place beautiful park black hills
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Every Small Town needs an attraction and this was the one for Belle Fourche. Couple that with a bit of history and open washrooms and people will visit.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed January 16, 2019

This is just a museum and park but is not the real location. The real location is located north of their at GPS: 44.966667,-103.766667 It's on private land.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed December 21, 2018

Boy, they sure know how to make the best of their unique and quirky claim to fame in Belle Fourche. The ‘centre’ is very nicely done with flags and an impressive monument. There is a museum with loads of things to look at about the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Jellybaby67
Reviewed October 26, 2018

Nice to know we were in the center of our nation. The actual center was a small distance away from here. The museum in the Visitors Center was absolutely great. The one item in there that absolutely interested me the most was the "1930s Permanent...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Lilly S
Reviewed October 17, 2018

This is just north of Spearfish, SD. It is worth the stop just to see the park and say that you have been in the center of the United States. There is a walking trail around the park and plenty of benches for picnics.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank shnpan
Reviewed October 13, 2018

Liked this attraction. Unique & unusual. Staff was good & informative. No cost here to visit or see. Beautiful park along the river. Monument is well done. Like all the state flags

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank tleavitt47
Reviewed October 9, 2018

Because we were driving through Belle Fourche on the way to Devil's Tower we stopped quickly to see this after we had lunch

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank alanvoetsch
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Very interesting visit with informative volunteers who are very proud of their City. All the state flags are waving around the display. There is an original log cabin house and museum and gift shop with plenty of parking. The volunteers have many interesting stories. It...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank kirpatt2016
Reviewed September 16, 2018

Visitors' center with helpful volunteers, museum, gift shop, restrooms, water fountains. Log cabin packed with vintage household items right next door. Plenty of parking out front. Accessible by the town's walking/bike trail. Locally owned restaurants and motel nearby. Awesome photo op spot.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ColNei
Reviewed September 14, 2018

If you are in this area, you should stop and see this monument. We found it very innformative coming from the east coast. This is a bit of knowledge that we found interesting and had never heard of until we stopped in Bel Fourche. The...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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