Located 70 miles east of Rapid City stands a fascinating, and terrifying, piece of history.
We’ve scoped out the best trails, lookouts, and parks in the Black Hills area that are all accessible and easy to navigate, so you can explore some of the best parts of our area without worry.
Taking vacation means you choose how to spend your time and from daybreak to nightfall Rapid City and the Black Hills offer extraordinary experiences.
In celebration of International Dark Sky Week, we’re helping you discover a different kind of Rapid City night life by sharing Lakota star knowledge, local astronomy attractions and events, and great tips for unforgettable stargazing.
Visitors to Rapid City don't have to look very far to find celebrated cultural influences. While aspects of Native American culture can be found across the region, the Black Hills are continuously shared by the area's thriving Native American community.
Winter at our area parks and monuments brings on entirely different experiences compared to the warmer months.
Seven Native American tribes are deeply rooted in the Black Hills and there are many unique opportunities to learn and appreciate sacred stories, lifeways, arts, and traditions in Rapid City and the surrounding area.
When you think of South Dakota your mind probably jumps to one of three things; Mount Rushmore, the Black Hills, or the Sturgis Bike Rally.