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Black Hills National Forest

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Custer, SD 57730
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This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.
  • Excellent83%
  • Very good14%
  • Average1%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“black hills” (176 reviews)
“beautiful area” (24 reviews)
Custer, SD 57730
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Reviewed 3 November 2017

Grab your camera and some comfortable shoes and clothing and expect to be surrounded by nature at it's best.

Thank PBenja
Reviewed 30 October 2017

I have wanted to visit Mount Rushmore since I was a kid. We finally got to go and we loved it. In addition to seeing Mt. Rushmore, getting to see the Black Hills was also very cool. We got to feed wild donkeys carrots that...More

Thank acsims
Reviewed 28 October 2017

What a wonderful place to come to for a refreshing time with nature. Many trails to walk and a non ending entertainment of beauty and wildlife. Streams, lakes, mountains and trees offering gorgeous fall colors.

Thank Peg R
Reviewed 19 October 2017

We actually talked about moving to South Dakota after our visit. It is the most beautiful place. Perfect for nature observation and reflecting or just for a walk to clear your head.

Thank Sabine J
Reviewed 17 October 2017

Wildlife, stunning scenery, Crazy Horse, Mount Rushmore and the Badlands in or near the Black Hills National Forest. We were there in October and had great Fall Colors.

Thank ballhawg
Reviewed 15 October 2017

A great drive offering arguably one of the best of the west' sscenic wildlife jaunts. Healthy, totally wild animals roam freely and the forested hills are wonderful to see.

Thank GreatLakeNomads
Reviewed 11 October 2017

Driving through the Black Hills was like traveling through early times. Lots of wildlife, beautiful trails for hiking and one fabulous find - The Lodge restaurant and Inn, located near Bridal Falls.

Thank MiPAS48025
Reviewed 10 October 2017

This whole part of South Dakota is filled with natural beauty, and the Black Hills National Forest is no exception. It's gorgeous, tons of wildlife. Definitely worth a drive or walk through.

1  Thank sargar69
Reviewed 5 October 2017

What a drive, wildlife, views, up close to nature and open prairies to view. Huge rock formations, variety of wildlife to view and not that many crowds. Near Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Monument, Custer National Park and Wind Cave National Park

3  Thank G-Whz
Reviewed 3 October 2017

While staying at Custer State Park, we were within driving distance to Black Hills National Forest, Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, and the sights were all beautiful, unique, and enjoyed. You can see many sights within driving distances to include most in a day. Plan...More

Thank Roberta K
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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!!!
24 May 2016|
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Response from Bluemoon45 | Reviewed this property |
I would call the RV parks just outside of Deadwood. We stayed at the Steelwheel, by this time our tent was soaking wet so we rented a cabin, but I know there are places for tents. I did not see places for camping during our... More
Karlene M
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Response from Fidel B | Reviewed this property |
From Interstate 90 @ Rapid City, take exit 57 southbound for about two miles. Turn left on St. Josephs Street, go three blocks and turn right onto Mt.Rushmore Rd./ Rt. 16. Go about 17 miles and take Rt. 16A, 16A will bring... More