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The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

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Hot Springs, SD
+1 800-252-6652
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Very Nice WORTH THE COST!

They were willing to work with us. We had made the reservation for early AM and after some problems... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Keith M
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Cheyenne, Wyoming
Highlight of My Trip

I went on the two-hour tour and it was the highlight of my vacation. It was the perfect way to... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Becky R
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Providence, Rhode Island
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This 11,000-acre ranch breeds wild horses, letting them run free and unbroken.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“hour tour” (49 reviews)
“love horses” (17 reviews)
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Hot Springs, SD
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+1 800-252-6652
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Reviewed yesterday

They were willing to work with us. We had made the reservation for early AM and after some problems we let us change to 3PM about one week prior to visit. On day of visit thing happened faster hen we thought so we arrived at...More

Thank Keith M
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I went on the two-hour tour and it was the highlight of my vacation. It was the perfect way to truly experience the landscape and wildlife (and petroglyphs! A bucket list thing of mine) of the area. We got to get out and pet some...More

Thank Becky R
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had an absolutely fabulous time!! Our guide David did a fantastic job! It was a 2 hour tour and well worth every single minute!!! If we ever visit South Dakota again, we will come back here!!!! Couldn't say enough positive about it! Thank you...More

Thank twin05
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Three of us (two adults, one child) visited the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary and took the two hour tour. Our guide was (pardon my spelling) Leanna, and she was extremely knowledgeable. We learned a lot about the different types of wild horses they have,...More

Thank 92byrrek
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Engaging and enjoyable. Gets you out and up close with the horses. Very informative. Fun and great for families!

Thank Jtpolk
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What an amazing 3 hour personalized tour. Beautiful scenery! Wild horses galore! Also saw wild turkey. Rick the Guide was very knowledgeable and accommodating! Highly recommend this tour!

Thank dbhoutx
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We absolutely fell in love with the horses at the sanctuary. We visited on a sunny, crisp morning, and before our tour walked around the farm/ visitor center area. The first thing we saw was 4 Tom turkeys strutting and fanning down towards the Cheyenne...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Pair of amateur photographers went on the 3-hour tour and were absolutely delighted. Excellent tour guide - Rick. We saw the horses up close and were able to get out of the vehicle to photograph them. Used wide angle lens and a 55-250 lens. Loved...More

Thank tjswampwalker
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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

I was the only one on my tour and had Barb as my guide. This was an amazing three hours and time well spent. I learned a lot about the horses and the sanctuary. I didn’t get to see the horses run, maybe next time...More

Thank algxcskier
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Reviewed 29 April 2018 via mobile

It was wonderful to see the great way these wild horses are being cared for. The drive out to the ranch was a nice view of the countryside, all hard road till you turn off onto the road. Call out to see what time tours...More

Thank Merlene H
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Andrea C
25 March 2017|
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Response from 850joyces | Reviewed this property |
The two hour is on the bus and which you stat on most of the time. The three hour is a private car that takes you near the horses and allowed to get out to see the close more pricey. Which ever tour you can afford helps... More
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jmdCharlotte
25 May 2016|
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Response from morningrose3248 | Reviewed this property |
Thank You for requesting an answer from me but it would be best to get the answer from them! Here is their direct contact information: Black Hills Worse Sanctuary Phone:1-800-252-6652 Add4ess:12163 Highland Road Hot... More
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Sandra B
13 August 2015|
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Response from Maxschauersmom | Reviewed this property |
50 dollars per person or 45 dollars if you are a Senior Citizen. The tour lasts right around 2 hours and is most informative...
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