Visiting the Black Hills? There's so much to see and you don't want to miss anything!
Whether you're traveling alone or with your loved ones, we suggest you check out the following itineraries before making any plans:
Here are ten favorite free things to do in the Black Hills (or very nearly free anyways) in no particular order.
One truly inspirational ride, which is a part of the “newbies” Black Hills initiation, isn’t a long ride, but it is a great way to start the morning from Rapid City before stopping off in Sturgis.
Hit the road and experience the National Parks and Monuments that the Black Hills have to offer.
Home of the internationally recognizable Mount Rushmore National Memorial, Crazy Horse Memorial and Badlands National Park, the Black Hills are also home to twelve other national/state parks and rec areas. With enough to see and do just in these treasures alone, this four day itinerary of Black Hills Parks and Monuments should serve only as a start. Trust us.
Soon the air will be crisp, the leaves will change color and animals will start to prepare for the winter ahead. When that time comes, be ready to pull out your sweater and hiking boots and take a fall hike in the Black Hills.
Whether you’re a novice hiker wishing to spend a few hours in nature, or a veteran hiker looking for a pleasant daylong excursion, we have several hiking recommendations for you. Here are a few of our fall favorites:
1. Roughlock Falls Trail – Grade: Easy, Distance: 2 miles (round-trip)