Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota | The Home of Mount Rushmore
  • Plan Your Trip

    You’re ready to plan your vacation to the beautiful Black Hills and Badlands of South Dakota! But where do you start?

  • Visit

    There are plenty of things to see and do while you visit the Black Hills & Badlands of South Dakota; from monuments to wildlife and landscapes.

  • Custer State Park

    Custer State Park

    World-famous wildlife destination also boasts scenic drives, historic sites, fishing lakes, resorts and campgrounds

  • Mount Rushmore National Memorial

    Mount Rushmore National Memorial

    America's Shrine of Democracy

The Black Hills & Badlands of South Dakota

From the four faces carved high on Mount Rushmore and the Cathedral Spires of Custer State Park to the wondrous caverns of Wind Cave, from the otherworldly Badlands in the east to Devils Tower in the west – the Black Hills are home to many truly monumental places.

But that’s only some of what you’ll find here. With over five million acres of forest and mountain lands – an oasis in a sea of prairie – in the Black Hills you’ll also find rich western history, abundant natural beauty and meaningful adventure.

Latest posts

November 17, 2019 / Alyssa

October in the Black Hills and Badlands was full of rain, sun, snow, and vibrant fall color.

October 29, 2019 / Alyssa

From full turkey dinners and warm, fragrant pies fresh from the oven to holiday season preparations stocked with gifts, garlands and snowflakes, there's a lot to enjoy about November.

October 18, 2019 / Cydney

It’s officially time to get spooky in the Black Hills and Badlands and we’re here to help you celebrate (in our opinion) the best holiday...HALLOWEEN. From Hot Springs to Belle Fourche, and virtually every enchanted place