Northern Hills Region | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Northern Hills Region

  • Deadwood, Sturgis, Spearfish Region

When you vacation in the northern Black Hills, you will be surrounded by an area synonymous with great stories of the gold rush and old west.

You will visit the haunts of such legendary figures as Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane, as well as many other locations in the gaming town of Deadwood, a National Historic Landmark. Visit Lead to learn about the town's rich mining history. Make your way over to Spearfish for small town charm with stunning scenery. Nemo offers a quiet getaway with serene camping and peaceful views of the Black Hills. Belle Fourche is recognized as the geographic center of the nation, making it a very unique stop for your vacation. Each year in August, tens of thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts visit the small town of Sturgis and bring the Hills alive with the thundering roar of motorcycle engines. Other towns throughout the Black Hills such as Piedmont, Whitewood, and Rochford all offer a uniqueness and charm in their own way and is rich with Black Hills history.

Parks & Monuments Located in the Northern Hills Region Region

Roughlock Falls State Nature Area
Parks & Monuments

Roughlock Falls Nature Area

Bear Butte State Park
Parks & Monuments

Bear Butte State Park

Cites & Towns Located in the Northern Hills Region

Belle Fourche
Cities & Towns

Belle Fourche

Cities & Towns

Whitewood

Cities & Towns

Piedmont

Sturgis
Cities & Towns

Sturgis

Cities & Towns

Summerset

Cities & Towns

Rochford

Spearfish
Cities & Towns

Spearfish

Pactola
Cities & Towns

Pactola

Things to See & Do in the Northern Hills Region

U.S. Highway 385
Road Trips & Scenic Drives

U.S. Highway 385 Scenic Drive

Photography
Outdoor Recreation

Photography

Belle Fourche to Devils Tower
Road Trips & Scenic Drives

Belle Fourche to Devils Tower Scenic Drive

Rock & Ice Climbing
Outdoor Recreation

Rock & Ice Climbing

Geocaching
Outdoor Recreation

Geocaching

Things to Do

Wildlife Viewing