All aboard for a 20-mile journey on a vintage steam train like the ones that helped settle the great American West. Several trips daily from Hill City to Keystone. Enjoy unique shopping at Depot gift shops and snacking at the High Liner Eatery. Open early May thru early October.
Passengers view vistas of Harney Peak, mining encampments and participate in good old-fashioned fun. Trains follow the original route of the Chicago, Burlington and Quincy Railroad laid down in the late 1880s to service the mines and mills between Hill City and Keystone. The Black Hills Central Railroad is the oldest continuously operating tour railroad in the nation and operates three steam and two diesel engines throughout the season. One of our steam engines is close to 100 years old!
Traverse the treetops on ropes, ladders, suspended bridges, ziplines & more. 90-minute self-paced tour offers choice of five courses with over 60 challenging obstacles to test your skills & give you thrills.Also home of Zipline, Scenic Chairlift, Mountaintop Grille.
This Black Hills cattle ranch offers 6 cabin styled properties that sleep 2-12 people in various locations in the beautiful Black Hills. All properties with microwave and outdoor gas grill, some with washer/dryer. Summer guests, hunters, fishermen, snowmobilers, and ATVs welcome to enjoy a personal and unique experience.
Easy access off I-90, Exit 152. Unique outdoor park includes the largest petrified trees & logs ever found in the Badlands area. Indoor museum features prehistoric Badlands fossils, mineral exhibit, agates & crystals. Open mid-April to late October..
The most complete mining experience from the 1890's. Tours lead you underground, receive a free sample of gold ore. Pan for gold on historic Reed's Placer Claim. Panning in a creek or a claim. Mining museum, ice cream parlor, eatery & two gift shops. Gem panning. Half & full day off-site claim panning.
Western family experience with chuckwagon supper, gun shootouts, cowboy music and more! Servin up beef brisket, roast buffalo, and BBQ chicken. Open for a cowboy lunch menu at 11 a.m. Reservations requested.
Celebrating over 45 years! Yabba-Dabba-Doo! Tour Fred's Bedrock City! Ride the Flintmobile & "Iron Horse" Train. See the Rockin' Flintstone Trio Show, Mount Rockmore & the Rockmore Theatre. Eat Brontoburgers & Dino Dogs. Children 5 and under are free. Open every day!
While at Mount Rushmore, experience the award winning Audio Tour - a recorded guide incorporating narration, music, interviews, sound effects and historic recordings of the sculptor and workers. $5 rental fee. Also visit the Mount Rushmore Society bookstore in the information center, Visitor Center and historic Sculptor's Studio or order online.
The store carries books, gifts, art and visitor information about Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills area. A portion of proceeds from the store go to support programs at Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Get your photo "From the Top" of Mount Rushmore in our photo booth.
Dine with the Presidents! Ride scenic chairlift to mountaintop garden with waterfalls, flower beds & panoramic views. Mouth-watering burgers & brats, beer or soda, ice cream & more. View Mt. Rushmore. Chairlift down or take Alpine Slide.