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The Black Hills' Most Spectacular Sightseeing Opportunities

Black Hills Attractions

The Black Hills of South Dakota are a hidden gem. Known mainly as the home of the infamous Mount Rushmore National Monument, the Black Hills are much more than that – if you have the extra time to do a little extra digging. Below are some favorite and most popular destinations for our campers.

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Mount Rushmore

Perhaps the most recognizable landmark of South Dakota, this monument is waiting for you – just minutes away from Custer’s Gulch!

Crazy Horse Memorial in Custer County, South Dakota

Crazy Horse Memorial

Memorializing the Oglala-Lakota warrior Crazy Horse pointing to his tribe’s land, this monument will be the world’s largest mountain carving.

Densely forested landscape in Custer State Park in the Black Hills of South Dakota

Custer State Park

An outdoor-lover’s dream – Custer State Park is home to over 71,000 acres of wilderness, wildlife, and outdoor adventure.

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Needles Highway

This is a famous highway that takes you to otherworldly rock formations and breathtaking aerial views of the Black Hills.

Spelunker walking through Jewel Cave National Monument in Custer, South Dakota

Jewel Cave

The 5th longest cave in the world and the 2nd longest in the United States, Jewel Cave is home to over 219 miles worth of tunnels.

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Wind Cave

Wind Cave is one of the oldest national parks in the country, and also the 6th longest cave in the world – right behind Jewel Cave.

View of mammoth bones at The Mammoth Site in Hot Springs, SD

Mammoth Site

See the skeletons of ancient mammoths in what is still an active paleontological dig site in Hot Springs, SD.

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Mickelson Trail

This trail spans the entire Black Hills from north to south, and connects to many other trails along the 110-mile stretch.

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Wild Horse Sanctuary

If you’ve ever wanted to see wild mustangs roaming a classic midwestern landscape… you don’t want to miss this Black Hills staple.

Ready to escape the daily grind?

Custer’s Gulch RV Campground is ready to welcome you with spacious camp sites and plenty of fresh air!