Winter | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

Winter

  • Winter

December and January both see avg. daytime highs of 38˚ with lows of 13˚; February warms up one degree with a high of 39˚ and a low of 14˚. During these months, towns like Lead see an average of 25+ inches of snow which draws many ski and snowmobile enthusiasts from all around. Average yearly snowfall in the Black Hills is over 200 inches annually, mostly occurring at elevations above 5,000 feet and typically between the months of November and April. 

Visit the National Weather Service for more up to date weather information.

Things to see & do in Winter

Wind Cave National Park
Parks & Monuments

Wind Cave National Park

Things to Do

Winter Activities

Deadwood
Cities & Towns

Deadwood

Skiing & Snowboarding
Outdoor Recreation

Skiing & Snowboarding

Fishing & Ice Fishing
Outdoor Recreation

Fishing & Ice Fishing

Hunting
Outdoor Recreation

Hunting

Boulder Canyon
Road Trips & Scenic Drives

Boulder Canyon Scenic Drive

Upcoming Winter Events

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