All you have to do is open your doors in Rapid City to see it – the great outdoors is something bigger here, even more remarkable with the Great Plains as your personal playing field. The Black Hills become racetracks, rock faces are welcoming obstacles and creeks and streams are the greatest form of transportation you've ever known. This is something you don't want to miss. The 9-to-5 is about to fade away – now it's just you and vast, unexplored lands. Trails waiting to be explored are all around you. This may be a short detour on the road of life, but wow, what a detour!
470 Miles Hiking Trails
1.2 Million Acres Black Hills National Forest
700 Miles Motorized Trails
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The Black Hills are home to a spectacular and diverse range of rock climbing. The setting here is magical and calm compared to other climbing destinations, while the climbing itself remains world-class. For experienced climbers, casting off…
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The cool, clear waters of our local Black Hills streams and lakes in South Dakota provide anglers with a myriad of fishing opportunities a short drive outside of city limits. Whether you are pursuing wild Brown Trout on Rapid Creek, chasing…