Team Building Activities


Thanks to our central location, it's easy to find ways to get your meeting attendees out for a little team bonding and fun. Stay close to the city or venture into the Black Hills to help your attendees feel more connected and supported, all while having fun and working towards a shared goal.

group posing with james monroe city of president statue in rapid city, sd

Find All the Clues

An art installment that started in the early 2000s has quickly turned into a must-do activity for groups that visit Rapid City. Located along the streets in downtown, the City of Presidents walking tour allows visitors to explore at their own pace and come face-to-face with history! With the added fun of a scavenger hunt, found inside the City of Presidents brochure, it will keep your group entertained and excited. This free walking tour is also accompanied by presidential audio so everyone can learn as they go!

Two visitors trying to solve the Black Hills Escape Rooms Puzzle about Pactola in the Black Hills

Work Together to Escape

Black Hills Escape Rooms offers the ultimate team building experience. Located downtown, Black Hills Escape Rooms features five unique rooms featuring the history of the Black Hills. Solve Wild Bill Hickok's murder at Saloon #10 or discover a haunted Deadwood B&B. Groups split into different rooms will be challenged with clues and a ticking clock with the ultimate goal of solving the mystery and beating record escape times.

team members lined up and shooting at targets with arrows at outdoor campus-west in Rapid City,sd

Take on the Outdoors

Give your attendees incredible hands-on experience with various outdoor skills at the Outdoor Campus - West! From canoeing to archery, and so much more, the instructors here are well versed and ready to teach your group the information they need to expand their skills. The campus also offers 1.5 miles of nature trails and indoor exhibits that showcase the wildlife and habitats of western South Dakota.

person on the obstacle course at rushmore tramway in keystone, sd

Traverse an Obstacle Course

Rushmore Tramway Adventure Park will take your groups team building to a new level, literally. Buckle into that harness and take to the trees! Their Aerial Adventure Park will test your groups agility and create lifelong memories as they walk across suspended bridges, climb log ladders, and balance on cables. Offering eight different courses that vary in difficulty there is something for all skill levels in your group.

Guy Mini Golfing at Putz N Glo in Rapid City

A Glowing Experience

Putz N Glo, just off Highway 16 on the way to Mount Rushmore, offers an exciting twist on the classic game of mini golf. The glowing 18-hole indoor mini golf course promises fun for all ages and in all  weather conditions. But the real thrill lies in the Mischief Spinners – strategically placed challenges that add an unpredictable element to your game, ensuring your team works together in a playful, competitive spirit.



Adventure jeep with passengers situated amongst a herd of buffalo in Custer State Park.

Venture into the Wild

Drive deep into the heart of Custer State Park with the Buffalo Safari Jeep Ride, a thrilling and educational team bonding experience like no other. These open jeeps take groups off the beaten path, directly into the midst of herds of bison, burros, prairie dog towns, and other wildlife. Your driver doubles as a guide, sharing interesting stories and facts about the park's ecosystem and wildlife, making this not just an adventure but an enriching experience. Combining adventure with education, the Buffalo Jeep Safari Ride is a team activity that promises to bring colleagues closer together through shared experiences and stories.


women holding python at reptile gardens with handler in rapid city, sd

Discover the Reptile Realm

Experience the wild side of Rapid City with a visit to Reptile Gardens, a place where adventure and learning go hand-in-hand. This unique attraction houses a stunning variety of reptiles, including snakes, gators, and tortoises. Start your visit withexploring the Sky Dome, home to free-roaming lizards and tropical birds. Work together to spot all the critters and learn about their habitats and behaviors. For a more hands-on activity, participate in the gator and snake shows, or wander through Avian Lane to see the winged residents up close. These immersive opportunities allow your group to engage directly with the animals, adding an element of surprise and delight to the visit.


two people at Stonewall Overlook on Skyline Drive looking over rapid city, sd

Trek to Team Unity

Immerse your team in nature's splendor with a hike on Rapid's in city trail systems, Skyline Wilderness Area or Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park. Skyline is a 150-acres of urban wilderness offering trails that wind through serene forests and up to stunning overlooks, such as Stonewall Overlook, where the cityscape blends seamlessly with nature. Hanson-Larsen Memorial Park is home to over 20 miles of trails that will make you feel like you're out in the forest. At its summit is a piece of Rapid City history that takes the shape of a giant "M". These moderate trails provide the perfect backdrop for team building, encouraging collaboration and conversation as you traverse from mountaintop to forest floor.




Black Hills Party Pedaler in downtown Rapid City

The Ultimate Mobile Celebration

The most entertaining way to tour through Downtown Rapid City is with the Black Hills Party Pedaler! This multi-passenger, pedal-powered vehicle offers a unique and exhilarating way for your team to explore the city. Together, you'll navigate downtown streets while enjoying music, laughter, and the sights of Rapid City. This activity is more than just a mobile party; it’s a way to strengthen bonds, encourage collaboration, and create unforgettable memories. Perfect for smaller group sizes, the Black Hills Party Pedaler combines exercise, sightseeing, and socializing in one unforgettable ride.



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