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Hiking Old Baldy Mountain, Black Hills National Forest, SD

You can’t believe everything you see on a postcard about the back of Mount Rushmore. That’s actually a good thing; the scenery is much better in real life. Take, for

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Black Hills Largest Man-Made Reservoir

If you find yourself driving along Highway 385 between Hill City and Deadwood, there will come a time when you’ll round a curve, the pines lining the road will drop

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Silver City Offers Golden Hiking, Mountain Biking and Fly Fishing

Silver City’s name is one part mystery, one part misnomer.   According to history section on the website that the town’s volunteer fire department maintains, “[t]here are conflicting stories about

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Top 3 reasons to take on the Crazy Horse Volksmarch

Hiking the Crazy Horse Volksmarch in the fog on June 7 of this year felt a little metaphorical. Throughout most of the hike, you couldn’t see your final destination. You

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Hike Near Needles Highway Takes You to Another World

As a kid, when my parents first took me on a drive along Needles Highway, I fully expected to see giant sewing needles stuck in the ground, their large eyes

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Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon, SD

South Dakota’s Black Hills are full of natural wonders, and one of the most wondrous is the stunning feature known as Spearfish Canyon, a twisting, 22-mile gorge through which Spearfish Creek meanders. Deep

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Black Hills of South Dakota

Regarded by many as one of our nation’s most beautiful mountain ranges, the aptly named Black Hills rise from the Great Plains of South Dakota. They get their moniker from

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Badlands in South Dakota

Rising out of the Black Hills of South Dakota, the Badlands are a striking combination of deep gorges, sharp peaks, and rolling valleys. Breathtaking to behold, the Badlands pose a

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Casinos and Gambling

The spirit of the Gold Rush of 1876 lives on in South Dakota, as visitors to the state discover hidden riches in its numerous casinos. South Dakota, with the town

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South Dakota Caves & Caverns

It’s not surprising that prospectors in search of gold discovered many of the underground treasures of South Dakota: its caves and caverns.  The Black Hills region of South Dakota is