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Travel Safely in the Black Hills and Badlands

  • Travel Safely in the Black Hills and Badlands

The Black Hills and Badlands are one of the most remarkable places to explore and get away from it all. Our great places are wide open for you to safely explore. Here’s what to consider and things to know before you visit.

The state of South Dakota does not have any travel restrictions nor mask mandates in place. When planning your trip, be sure to call ahead to familiarize yourself with the current protocols the business you are visiting may have.

Remember: A healthy and safe travel experience is a shared responsibility. When travel businesses, residents and visitors all do their part, Americans can travel confidently.

Know Before You Go

While you’re mapping out your Black Hills and Badlands adventure, use these resources for the most up-to-date information:

COVID-19 in South Dakota
South Dakota Department of Tourism
U.S. Travel Association
Center for Disease Control and Prevention

We Are Open

The Black Hills and Badlands are open and welcome you to visit us when you are ready. View or download the Opening Dates Calendar for a list of regional attractions that are open year-round as well as closing dates for seasonal attractions. Please note, all dates are subject to change.

Opening Dates Calendar

Safety Measures

The health and safety of customers are the priority of travel businesses throughout the region. For information on health and safety procedures at individual businesses, view the “Safety Measures” drop-down in their business listing.