Parks and Monuments

Rapid City is centrally located to several Black Hills area national parks, monuments and historical sites. Only 25 minutes from the heart of downtown Rapid City, visitors can explore Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Discover two of the areas national caves or explore the mysteries of the Badlands National Park and Minuteman Missile National Historic Site, all located within an hour of Rapid City. 

Plan your visit to Rapid City and explore these national parks, natural wonders and enduring achievements.