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Black Hills National Forest

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This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.
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Custer, SD 57730
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank PegiSioux
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Karin E
Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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...

Thank MeraKi25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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.

Thank SiandraW
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank April B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

These folks do a great job at managing their Bison Herd. It was was wonderful to see hundreds of plains Bison, especially those that we could get photos up close.

Thank wrpupkis
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Beautiful national forest in South Dakota. Great for motorcycle riding with winding roads, trees, hills, and beautiful scenery all around.

Thank Cantal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The national forest system is managed for "multiple use" and the Black Hills National Forest is a great reflection of that management philosophy. It includes fabulous recreation opportunities (camping, hiking, boating, hunting, fishing), timber management, watershed protection, wildlife management, and more. Beautiful vistas and scenery....More

Thank Raintree_Thailand
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We traveled 4 times before we saw the hoards, but it was worth it. It has a big amount of different wildlife and it was fun to see it. Recomend it to everyone.

Thank Torunn F
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent Weekend in and around the Custer State park Just happen on the Yearly Buffalo Round Up What a blast, nice place to get back to the round up traditions

Thank J R
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658katyw
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.
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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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skyeisthebest
August 9, 2016|
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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!!!
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