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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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The Palisades: Little Park, Big Views

Palisades State Park may be South Dakota’s second-smallest state park, but it stunningly delivers on natural beauty. At the heart of the park, the steady flow of Split Rock Creek

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SpearFish Camping – The Great Outdoors

Sometimes, a weekend spent “roughing it” can be a little too rough. If you’re camping too far from any kind of civilization, you’re responsible for all your meals, whether it’s

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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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Sweet Summertime at Pickerel Lake

Despite nature’s seemingly cruel attempt to thwart it, Summer has finally officially arrived in South Dakota. With that adventurous summer buzz in the air, residents and tourists alike are finding

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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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South Dakota’s 300 miles of hiking and walking trails wind their way through the great outdoors, rewarding travelers with scenic overlooks, encounters with wildlife, and the pleasant coolness and hushed