Explore The Black Hills and Surrounding Areas
- Bear Lodge Mountain is in the northeastern part of the Wyoming Black Hills National Forest. In the immediate vicinity is access to over 66 miles of snowmobile trails, fishing, hunting, hiking, and camping. Forest Service campgrounds near Sundance are Cook Lake, Reuter, and Sundance. Game species in the district include white-tailed and mule deer, Rocky Mountain elk, Merriam’s turkey and Ruffed grouse.
- Devils Tower National Park in Wyoming. Many People, Many Stories, One Place. The Tower is an astounding geologic feature that protrudes out of the prairie surrounding the Black Hills. It is considered sacred by Northern Plains Indians and indigenous people. Hundreds of parallel cracks make it one of the finest crack climbing areas in North America.
- The Golf Club at Devils Towerin Hulett, WY. This is a beautiful 18 hole, Par 72 golf course spread over 150 acres and completed by an airport at the golf course that can have you from tarmac to tee in under 10 minutes, making this a very special place indeed.
- Black Hills National Forest in western South Dakota and northeastern Wyoming, consists of 1.2 million acres of forested hills and mountains, approximately 110 miles long and 70 miles wide. There is a plethora of activities in the area available to all to camp, rock climb, cycle on road, mountain and fat tire bikes, fish, hike on over 450 miles of trails, hunt, OHV/ATV riding on over 700 miles of motorized vehicle trails, snow ski at Terry Peak, snowmobiling on over 475 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and there is still more.
- Keyhole State Parkin Moorcroft, WY. Keyhole State Park offers swimming, hiking, boating, water skiing, bird-watching and fishing on almost 15,000 acres of water. Some of the state’s largest fish have been caught at Keyhole.
- Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway near Spearfish, SD. Some of the most beautiful and spectacular scenery in the Black Hills.
- Deadwood, SD. The original Wild West Town with year-round activities including gambling, live events, the George S. Mickelson Bicycle Trail that is over 100 miles long, the Days of 76 Rodeo and many other.
- Mount Rushmore National Memorialin South Dakota. American History Alive in Stone.
- Pactola Reservoir Complex near Rapid City, SD. It is the largest and deepest reservoir in the Black Hills National Forest, boasting 14 miles of shoreline and 150 foot depths on 800 acres.
- Custer State Park in South Dakota. https://gfp.sd.gov/parks/detail/custer-state-park
- High Plains Western Heritage Center in Spearfish, SD. https://www.westernheritagecenter.com
- The Badlands National Park in South Dakota: The Land of Stone and Light https://www.nps.gov/badl/index.htm
- Snowmobiling in the Black Hillsconsists of over 350 miles of groomed trails throughout the Black Hills of WY & SD
- ATV/OHV Riding in the Black Hills. Over 700 miles of designated motorized trails are available within the Forest. Many of the trails are connected by 500 miles of “Roads Open to All Vehicles,” which together, provide abundant opportunities for planning OHV outings. There are currently 21 designated motorized trailheads on the Forest.