Posts authored by ‘Alicia’

The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty The Secluded Lodge in Spearfish Canyon That’s Completely Surrounded by Breathtaking Natural Beauty By | Mar 23rd, 2017 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Outdoor Adventure Here in the Black Hills, Spearfish Canyon is one of our “Wonders of the World” for our neck of the woods. Six hundred million or so years ago, long before man walked this area, it was covered by a huge sea. As water subsided and landmasses began to appear—30 to 60 million years ago—drainages such […]
Black Elk Peak: Before The Peak Black Elk Peak: Before The Peak By | Mar 22nd, 2017 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Custer State Park is arguably the crown jewel of the Black Hills—home to towering pines that shelter roadways, gentle flowing creeks with clear, sun-sparkling waters, and massive granite outcroppings around every corner. From Custer State Park is also where you can access South Dakota’s highest point of elevation. At 7,242 feet, Black Elk Peak (formerly […]
Reptile Gardens: Life on the Wild Side Reptile Gardens: Life on the Wild Side By | Mar 21st, 2017 | Category: Attractions One of the most popular family attractions in the Black Hills has officially opened its doors for the 2017 season! Earlier this month, Reptile Gardens opened for their 80th year in business! With acclaim in the Guinness Book of World Records, as the “World’s Largest Reptile Zoo”, Reptile Gardens truly has more species and subspecies […]
Shamrockin’ in Deadwood Shamrockin’ in Deadwood By | Mar 12th, 2017 | Category: Events This year, St. Patrick’s Day lands on a Friday—this coming Friday in fact—and soon we’ll all be wearing green, chowing down on corned beef and cabbage, and washing it down with green beer, of course. Though we may be thousands of miles from the Irish homeland, nearly 10% of Americans identify with an Irish ancestry…but […]
Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of February Top 5 Most Inspiring Photos of February By | Mar 1st, 2017 | Category: Photography Are you on Instagram? Share your Black Hills & Badlands photos with us! Tag us @blackhillsbadlands or use #discoverblackhills for the chance to have your photos featured on our account. February has proven to be a mix of cold, winter days – intermingled with unseasonable days with record high temps. All in all, we’re looking […]
Just Bead It! Your Guide to Mardi Gras Weekend in Deadwood Just Bead It! Your Guide to Mardi Gras Weekend in Deadwood By | Feb 23rd, 2017 | Category: Events Next Tuesday is Fat Tuesday! Beads, masks and booze—what could be better?! Mardi Gras is upon us, and while New Orleans is the epicenter of this wild celebration, there will be plenty of fantastic fun going on right here in the Black Hills! In case you didn’t know, little ol’ Deadwood knows how to throw […]
It’s Winter. It’s Festive. It’s Winterfest. It’s Winter. It’s Festive. It’s Winterfest. By | Feb 6th, 2017 | Category: Events With snowfall averages over 200 inches per year, the Northern Hills hamlet of Lead is home to two ski resorts, Deer Mountain and Terry Peak, and miles and miles of trails—perfect for snowmobiling, fatbiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, and more. Wintertime in Lead also brings about a two-day party affectionately known as Winterfest! Taking place this […]
Top 5 Most Inspiring Posts of January Top 5 Most Inspiring Posts of January By | Jan 31st, 2017 | Category: Photography Are you on Instagram? Share your Black Hills & Badlands photos with us! Tag us @blackhillsbadlands or use #discoverblackhills for the chance to have your photos featured on our account. The first month of the New Year is in the books! With winter in full swing, our Instagram community has been sharing the most pristine […]
Snowshoeing: A Black Hills Wintertime Adventure Snowshoeing: A Black Hills Wintertime Adventure By | Jan 26th, 2017 | Category: Outdoor Adventure The first month of 2017 is wrapping up, and we know many of you have pledged to enjoy a more physical lifestyle in this New Year. If you’re looking to combine a healthy activity with a first-hand encounter of rich landscapes, untouched beauty, and fresh Black Hills air, consider snowshoeing! What started thousands of years […]
SnoCross Action Heats up in Deadwood SnoCross Action Heats up in Deadwood By | Jan 19th, 2017 | Category: Culture This news release was first published by the Deadwood Chamber of Commerce on January 2, 2017. Deadwood’s Days of ’76 Event Complex is loaded with snow and ready to welcome racers and fans to the 5th Annual Deadwood Snocross Showdown taking place this weekend, January 20-21. The Deadwood Snocross Showdown has become one of the […]
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