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Custer State Park

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Custer State Park

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13329 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730-8351
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Michael K wrote a review Oct 18
Ellicott City, Maryland256 contributions66 helpful votes
This state park lived up to what I had heard about it, in fact it exceeded our expectations. The wildlife loop was outstanding and the general views were great.The sheer size of this park was amazing. What a treat for South Dakotan residents to have such a treasure at their disposal for their use.
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Paradise798516 wrote a review Oct 16
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Custer State Park is a beautiful Place and a wonderful spot for a family vacation. There are many hiking trails, both easy and strenuous. Lots of things for kids to see and do. The outdoor education center near the State Game Lodge is a fun place for kids. Usually there is a lot of wildlife to be seen through out the hills. The down side might be that things are expensive— lodging, food etc. and outside of the Park, in the Black Hills proper “tourist traps” abound! Even so it is a pretty place for camping and hiking and enjoying nature.
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Terry Webb wrote a review Oct 16
Gulf Breeze, Florida93 contributions5 helpful votes
Definitely a MUST SEE when in the area! Such a beautiful park with many different areas to explore. Lots of wildlife & beautiful fall foliage. Great place to drive thur or get out & hike!
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Date of experience: October 2020
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Kimberly M wrote a review Oct 15
O'Fallon, Missouri28 contributions4 helpful votes
Custer State Park is stunning! Beautiful drive, beautiful scenery, amazing wildlife... just so much to see. The Needles Highway is amazing (and a bit hair-raising at times) and the carved out tunnels are fascinating to drive through! The park has a bunch of pull-offs so you can you park and enjoy the remarkable views. We never had an issue with finding a spot to park and we stopped at every scenic lookout we came upon. The Wildlife Loop is also a must see! Bison, coyotes, prairie dogs, wild turkeys, and burros galore! Lake Sylvan is gorgeous! Stop and walk around it if you have the time. Drive up Mt. Coolidge Lookout if you get a chance (I've left a separate review for that experience). We purchased the 7-day pass and I'm glad we did! We spent about 4 hours driving through the first day we visited (and we admittedly took our time to make sure we didn't miss anything) and when we had some free time on another day we went back to enjoy it some more! It is a must-see in Southwest South Dakota!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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Tammy D. wrote a review Oct 15
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Absolutely beautiful sights and we saw many animals. The hiking was amazing. This is a truly great state park!
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Date of experience: September 2020
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