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Black Hills National Forest

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“ponderosa pines”(11 reviews)
This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.
Custer, SD 57730
+1 800-732-5682
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The National Park is easy to access and many family activities can be held here like boating, camping, etc. Quiet town and many local restaurants to get indulge with. Sceneries are beautiful and not far away from Mt.Rushmore and other attractions. A must visit.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Anan M
Reviewed 6 days ago

If you want to be up close with the Buffalo, this is the place. They come right up to the car and are in no hurry to move. DO NOT GET OUT OF THE CAR!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank VacaCouple2014
Reviewed November 25, 2018

Visited after tourist season was over so saw very few people on the hiking trails... Trails where beautiful and well marked. Great way to spend a day or a few days out in nature

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank dragon1681
Reviewed November 25, 2018

What a treasure! This is one of the most beautiful places I have seen. The landscape changes so much. You see a little bit of everything. I was disappointed that I didn't see any buffalo the day I was there. So worth the trip from...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jeno58
Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

The Black Hills Forest has many opportu ities to see great vistas all around you. There are many ways to view the Black Hills and many activities to enjoy, no matter your interests.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Becky H
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Get out in the forest when traveling through the Black Hills, you will not be disappointed. The towns, restaurants, wineries, breweries, and shopping are great-but the Forest is the reason all the rest exist. Take a hike to Roughlock Falls, get off the beaten path,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PegiSioux
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

This place was amazing and im from scotland but the views were spectacular spell binding. We travelled around for 3 week and this was by far the best place....we would come back and spend more time here it was fantastic

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Karin E
Reviewed October 24, 2018 via mobile

This is the place to be if you want to see the animals of South Dakota in their natural habitat. We saw deer, bison, antelope, a fox, turkeys, and the list goes on...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed October 20, 2018

Part of our grand plan was to visit the Black Hills. We absolutely loved the scenery and the place. Such a pleasant and lovely drive throughout the hills and some beautiful spots to stop and take photos.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank SiandraW
Reviewed October 17, 2018

I couldnt even believe how many buffalo we saw when we were here, Beautiful Area! Windy road so if you are prone to car sickness be sure to take a gravol. Great place to bring a family, lots to do for children and families

Date of experience: August 2018
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September 9, 2018|
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Response from Amber N T | Reviewed this property |
I was there mid July and didn’t see any!!!! Lots of other wildlife though.... and over $6K in hail damage to my car. Lol.
Tammy J
August 13, 2018|
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Response from GoFish2014 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. Restrooms are available. We went in July. I tell you what.....the restrooms were VERY clean! Always smelled like they had just been cleaned!!! Very impressed
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Response from Richard B | Reviewed this property |
Take the main hi way from RapidCity east to Wall the loop stars there!!!