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Spirit Mound

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Hwy. 19, Vermillion, SD
+1 605-987-2263
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The view from the top

I went there less that two weeks ago and the view was great and you can see for miles and miles and... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Kevin A
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Park City, Illinois
walk to historic top

I was intrigued by the name: Spirit Mound, and by the Lewis & Clark history. When I arrived there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
WStatesTraveler
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Hwy. 19, Vermillion, SD
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"lewis and clark"
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"prairie grass"
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"interpretive signage"
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"nice walk"
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"journey"
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"path"
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"marker"
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"birds"
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"spiral"
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"expedition"
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"vegetation"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

I went there less that two weeks ago and the view was great and you can see for miles and miles and of scenery. I would definitely recommended it!

Thank Kevin A
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was intrigued by the name: Spirit Mound, and by the Lewis & Clark history. When I arrived there were no other visitors. It is a quiet place, but being alone made it even more special. The walk is easy. Fortunately it was not very...More

Thank WStatesTraveler
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Reviewed December 24, 2017

Almost a must see on a trip throuh the Mid west. Great view, very windy :-). A historic place with a lot of informations at the Lewis & Clark Trail.

1  Thank koberralf
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Reviewed October 26, 2017 via mobile

Spirit Mound is known best as the one place that we know Lewis and Clark stood on their journey across America. The journals describe "a sea of buffalo as far as the eye can see." It to the indigenous people here, Spirit Mound was a...More

2  Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed September 6, 2017

Pretty good trail up to top of slop. lots of good interpretive signage. The wild flowers and prairie grasses were excellent.

1  Thank IdaPole
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Reviewed September 1, 2017

We stopped here for fresh air and a nice walk. My husband is a "History" person, so this appealed to him and did not disappoint. There are several stopping areas with historical information markers. It took about 20 minutes to get to the top of...More

1  Thank dmblnd74
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Reviewed August 29, 2017

If you are a Lewis and Clark fan, this is a very interesting site. Lewis and Clark walked several hours out of their way in intense heat to see this spot, as they had heard the legend of the little people the Native Americans feared....More

2  Thank readinglady123
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Reviewed July 9, 2017 via mobile

Short easy walk, we live close by so we made a quick trip to the mound to take in the trail. We actually walked it twice in a little under an hour, so pretty and peaceful!

Thank JulieViborgUSA
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Reviewed July 5, 2017

The geographic anomaly combined with the Lewis & Clark and Native American connection makes for a unique experience. On a breezy day, sound of the wind through the tall mixed prairie grasses sounds like falling water. Combined with the chirps and songs of insects and...More

Thank IReckonSo
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Reviewed April 28, 2017 via mobile

It is an okay little park. Displays what a natural prairie would look like. Good for a short visit to get somewhat of a taste of the outdoors.

Thank WvuNick
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