In the Black Hills of western South Dakota, legendary monuments like Mount Rushmore and Crazy Horse epitomize the Great Faces and Great Places in this beautiful state.
Experience the wildlife and wide-open spaces of Custer State Park, the second-largest state park in the nation, and Badlands National Park, 64,000 acres of chiseled spires, deep canyons and jagged buttes. Explore one of many hiking trails in Spearfish Canyon or bike along the 109-mile Mickelson Trail.
Enjoy year-round fun as winter opens new realms for outdoor enthusiasts with hundreds of miles of snowmobile trails and skiing and snowboarding opportunities. Visit America’s favorite roadside attraction, Wall Drug – founded on the perseverance and hard-work integral to South Dakota’s culture. Journey into the depths of the Earth at Jewel Cave National Monument – regarded as the second-longest cave in the world, or Wind Cave National Park – the first cave designated as a national park. Learn about South Dakota’s rich cultural heritage at the Journey Museum in Rapid City or roam the streets once walked by Wild Bill Hickok and Calamity Jane in the Old West town of Deadwood.