Archives for the ‘Outdoor Adventure’ Category

Making the Most of the Needle’s Eye Making the Most of the Needle’s Eye By | Jul 12th, 2016 | Category: Outdoor Adventure The Needle’s Eye tunnel and formation are one of the must-see spots in Custer State Park, located along the many twists and turns of Needles Highway. Just southeast of Sylvan Lake, along Highway 87, this area is well worth the stop. And be sure to plan more than just a few minutes for your visit. […]
Fun in the Sun at Angostura Fun in the Sun at Angostura By | Jul 5th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Outdoor Adventure What images do you think of when you picture the Black Hills? I’m guessing you might envision the faces of Mount Rushmore. Or maybe some of the granite spires stacked along the hillsides of the Black Hills National Forest? Or maybe you’re seeing the mighty buffalo that stand tall and proud in many of our […]
4th of July Happenings & Area Wildfire Updates 4th of July Happenings & Area Wildfire Updates By | Jun 30th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure The 4th of July weekend is ahead of us, making this is a good time to share the weekend events taking place throughout the Black Hills and Badlands. With a beautiful forecast in store, we’ve got you covered on everything you need to know regarding Independence Day celebrations. In the same breath, it’s also a […]
Get in on the Goodness of Open House Weekend Get in on the Goodness of Open House Weekend By | May 12th, 2016 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure Most people associate Memorial Day Weekend with the official kick-off of summer. But here in South Dakota, we like to be ahead of the game. We prefer to ring in the season of sunshine one week earlier with the state park system’s annual Open House Weekend. Taking place this year Friday through Sunday, May 20-22, […]
Bison Expected to be Named the Official Mammal of the U.S. Bison Expected to be Named the Official Mammal of the U.S. By | May 8th, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Dining, Discoveries, Events, Outdoor Adventure, Photography The National Bison Legacy Act—a bipartisan bill designating the bison (also known as buffalo) as America’s official national mammal—has stampeded through both the House of Representatives and the Senate, and now awaits President Obama’s signature into law. As North America’s largest land mammal, the buffalo would join the ranks as an iconic American symbol alongside […]
How to Get a Grip on Black Hills Bouldering How to Get a Grip on Black Hills Bouldering By | Apr 12th, 2016 | Category: Outdoor Adventure Many people already know that the Black Hills are home to an endless array of rock climbing. From the beautifully streaked limestone walls that line Spearfish Canyon to the coarse granite formations concentrated near Mount Rushmore—and everything in between—the Black Hills are a climber’s paradise. Many route climbers tend to set their sights on scaling […]
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