Aerial view above a snow covered Dinosaur Park and Skyline Drive

Winter in Rapid City can look like a lot of things. It could be a slow, cozy getaway filled with warm beverages and toasty fires, or it can be filled with outdoor discoveries as you trek across snowcapped mountains. In fact – it can be both things and more if you plan it right.

couple hiking across a bridge in the Black Hills of South Dakota

Heading to Rapid City in search of epic outdoor adventures? You’re coming to the right place. Pick and choose from the activities below to piece together three full days of outdoor fun. 

Girl at Mount Rushmore National Memorial

It’s easy to feel patriotic while visiting Rapid City and the Black Hills. With stops like these you can learn about our nation’s leaders, their unique connections with our area and the historical places found here.