Archives for the ‘Outdoor Adventure’ Category

Four Hours in Badlands National Park – Your Super Quick Guide Four Hours in Badlands National Park – Your Super Quick Guide By | Apr 21st, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure We hear it all the time…and often with a tinge of panic. Visitors who are only passing through the region are shocked to discover all of the parks, monuments, attractions and unique things to do here in the Black Hills. There’s easily enough to fill five days or more, but with only a half-day of free time, they need to be strategic. So, with that in mind, here‘s our guide to what to see and do in Badlands National Park with only four hours to spare. As any local would tell you, the Badlands are a […]
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 […]
Sure Signs of Spring in the Black Hills Sure Signs of Spring in the Black Hills By | Mar 17th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure For many people, today is a day flooded with universal symbols and traditions of Irish-American folklore—shamrocks, leprechauns, pots of gold, corned beef and green beer. Whether or not you tailored your outfit to include something green, St. Paddy’s Day also corresponds with the onset of spring. Here in the Black Hills, we have some sure […]
Epic Winter Camping & Four-Wheeling in the Black Hills Epic Winter Camping & Four-Wheeling in the Black Hills By | Mar 6th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure I have been blessed to live within the Black Hills National Forest for most of my life—an area that is well-known for its amazing motorcycle and snowmobiling routes, among countless other activities. But very few people realize that there is quite a four-wheeling following in the area as well, and it has been a passion […]
Top 5 Most Inspiring Instagram Posts of February Top 5 Most Inspiring Instagram Posts of February By | Mar 2nd, 2016 | Category: Outdoor Adventure, Photography We’ve compiled the top-rated Black Hills photos on our Instagram page from the last month—and the results are incredible! See for yourself: 1. February 27: “Spring is in the air! Especially with this gorgeous moonscape over Sylvan Lake, shared by @eden_zoso.”   2. February 21: “First Highway on Mars | Badlands National Park” @steffophotography, -this- […]
We Have Our First #FindYourPark Winner! We Have Our First #FindYourPark Winner! By | Mar 1st, 2016 | Category: Culture, Outdoor Adventure With our #FindYourPark National Park Pass Giveaway well underway, the time has come to draw our first winner. Congratulations to Joyce M. of Nebraska! This year is destined to be a monumental year for the National Park Service, as they celebrate their 100th anniversary in 2016 with a huge #FindYourPark campaign! In honor of the […]
Get a Taste of the Good Life in Sundance Get a Taste of the Good Life in Sundance By | Feb 24th, 2016 | Category: Culture, Events, Outdoor Adventure Life in Sundance, Wyoming is usually pretty laid-back. It hasn’t always been that way though. Sundance is the real home of the Sundance Kid, as well as a sacred location for American Indians to hold their Sun-dance ceremony. Things used to get quite “western” at times—and during their Annual Winter Festival it still does! This […]
Is Spearfish Canyon Set to Become a State Park? Is Spearfish Canyon Set to Become a State Park? By | Feb 21st, 2016 | Category: Attractions, Culture, Outdoor Adventure Picturesque Spearfish Canyon has been a favorite of Black Hills residents and visitors since the start of the 19th century. It’s a year-round destination known for its 22-mile scenic byway, three waterfalls, great trails and hidden gems like Devils Bathtub and Community Caves. It’s been named one of the best places to see fall colors in […]
Join in the Fun at the 2016 Winterfest Snowbash in Lead Join in the Fun at the 2016 Winterfest Snowbash in Lead By | Feb 18th, 2016 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure With snowfall averages of over 200 inches per year, Lead, SD is the home of ski resorts Ski Mystic/Deer Mountain and Terry Peak Ski Resort, and miles and miles of snowmobile trails and cross-country skiing. Taking place next weekend, February 25-27, 2016, the historic gold mining community of Lead will throw a three-day party they […]
Nemo 500 Outhouse Races: The Ultimate Game of Thrones! Nemo 500 Outhouse Races: The Ultimate Game of Thrones! By | Feb 4th, 2016 | Category: Events, Outdoor Adventure The tiny town of Nemo, located between Rapid City and Deadwood, is hardly more than a speck on the map. But what it lacks in population, it makes up for in good…uh, “clean” fun with their 10th Annual Nemo 500 Outhouse Races & Chili Cook-Off taking place later this month on Saturday, February 27. The […]
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