Take an incredible trek through time, from the formation of the mystical Black Hills to the continuing saga of the Western frontier. Very unusual and entertaining attraction which the entire family is sure to remember. Waterslides, fun-tubes and Tarzan rings are all part of the fun at the world‚Äôs largest natural warm water indoor swimming pool. Indoor/outdoor pools, waterslides, fun-tubes, pool games, traveling rings, sauna, steam room, super spa, fitness center. SR's Advanced Courses can start with climbing knots and top rope anchors, and lead to Self Rescue, Lead Climbing, and Mountain Climbing decision making skills. And, for a bit more of a challenge, try the Summit Trail. Kevin Costner invites you to a story of the American West. This unique visitor attraction is decorated with pictorial murals made entirely of naturally colored corn, grains and grasses! Every year, the Corn Palace is redecorated on a new theme. Snack barn, gift shops, playground, picnic area Explore this 71,000 acre world-class wildlife preserve and vacation paradise located just south of Mount Rushmore.Four unique collections allow you to actually see, hear and touch history from the perspective of the Lakota people and the pioneers who shaped its past. Three attractions in one: scenic chairlift ride, a thrilling alpine slide ride, and a mountain-top garden with an outdoor cafe. Enjoy a leisurely 3-mile drive through this spectacular and unique wildlife park nestled on 250 acres of the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota. It gains approximately 1,000 feet in elevation and offers an expansive view of four states from the mountain's peak. Up to 30 million bison once roamed the great plains of North America. The park features spectacular geological formations, 3 scenic drives and one of the nation‚Äôs largest bison herds.Racing Karts, Go Karts, Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Slot Cars, Paintball and Batting Cages. Located inside the oldest gold mine in the Black Hills that is open to the public. Rushmore and nestled at the foot of Harney Peak, the highest point in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. Rushmore/Hill City KOA and the Lodge at Palmer Gulch adjoins the Peter Norbeck Wildlife Preserve and the Black Elk Wilderness Area and is just minutes away from Custer State Park. Massive granite sculpture memorializes four American presidents: Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln & Theodore Roosevelt. Thousands of works by original Disneyland animator. Movie-set buildings from Dances With Wolves are part of the fun of this traditional cowboy supper with music & comedy show. The Badlands National Park, just eight miles south of Wall is surrounded by the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands. Beautiful landscaping and waterfalls with blue flowing water. Located in the southern Black Hills Back off the highway about a mile is a giant sinkhole called the Stratobowl. Associated with the College of Fine Arts, USD, with actors, directors and designers from all over the country. (Some productions not suitable for children.) A free children's park in Rapid City, where Dr. Gift shop has all your favorite storybook characters in games, books, movies and t-shirts!We are the competitive action attraction of the Black Hills. Awesome in scale, this mountain-sized sculpture of Sioux leader Crazy Horse astride his warhorse is a tribute to the American Indian. Orientation Center, viewing terraces and concession open year round. Museum Gallery offers over 70 woodcarvers‚Äô art, featuring Caricature Carvers of America. And, recapture a spirit of patriotism as you witness the evolution of American democracy, particularly with our breathtaking new display "911 Remembered." World-class of Badlands mammals, marine reptiles and dinosaurs. Dinner bell rings at nightly for a hearty meal of BBQ beef, chuckwagon potatoes, spice cake, baked beans, biscuits, applesauce & coffee or lemonade. Everyone, including adults will have fun challenging the 37,000 square-foot two-level Maze. In the 1930‚Äôs, the Stratobowl was chosen as the launch site for an experimental flight to explore the stratosphere, sponsored by National Geographic and the US Army Air Corps. More reptiles species than any other zoo in the world. Seuss, Winnie the Pooh, Cinderella and other fairytale characters dwell. Special characters come to life and perform at the Mc Donald's free children's theatre.
The Adams House, 22 Van Buren, untouched for 50 years, recounts the tragedies and triumphs of two of Deadwood's founding families. Visitors get up-close and personal with Rainbow and Brown trout at our underwater viewing windows.Today, the Badger Hole has been preserved and remains much as it was when Clark lived there. Getting there: From downtown Rapid City, go south on West Boulevard and take a right at the second cross street onto Quincy Street. Dinosaur park will be on your right, with parking available at the base of the park.The Skyline Drive trails will be about a mile farther down the street, with limited parking available at the trail head." Well, it could be a place to be seen, somewhere to create a scene, or just some place that is nice to see. 1: The Badger Hole The scene: Charles "Badger" Clark was honored as South Dakota's first poet laureate. Expert tip: Walk through the door of the cabin and pause, reflecting on a time when the hand-written words of a poet were a window into the soul of a person and their purpose.He built his home, the Badger Hole, near Legion Lake and lived in Custer State Park for the final 30 years of his life, until his death in 1957 at the age of 74. Also, enjoy the sweet smell of pine and fresh air with a stroll down the Badger Clark Historic Trail. 2: Skyline Drive The scene: Positioned high above the heart of Rapid City, Skyline Drive features up to six miles of moderate mountain biking and hiking trails, spread out over 150 acres of the Skyline Wilderness Area.This cottage features a 24-hour front desk, barbecue grills, and a picnic area. Guests can request one of these rooms by contacting the property directly, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Free Wi Fi in public areas and free self parking are also provided. Situated in the historical district, this cottage is 11.5 mi (18.5 km) from Homestake Gold Mine and 11.9 mi (19.1 km) from Terry Peak Ski Area.Broken Boot Gold Mine and Deadwood Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau are also within 16 mi (25 km). This property allows pets in specific rooms only (surcharges apply and can be found in the Fees section). The Comfort Inn also features a full-service NASCAR lounge, 2 casinos and conference center for familyreunions and wedding receptions. The one-hour tour explores one of Nature's most beautiful treasures. " This magnificent room has an extraordinarily large number of stalactites dangling from its ceilings & walls. Featuring Elvis Presley‚Äôs personal cycle and the Dukes' "General Lee." Including collections of tractors, toys, guns, music machines, Zeitner‚Äôs rocks & gems. Informative guides lead you under-ground where you receive a free sample of gold ore. After a day of adventure stop in and enjoy a meal in one of our fine restaurants. Enjoy outdoor adventure on 18 holes of mini-golf in the shadows of the Seven Sisters mountain range. When dinosaurs walked the earth, they looked like this! Located at the Comfort Inn on south highway 85 in Deadwood. Museum & nature walk give the best lesson on Black Hills geology. Animated video, digital and graphic museum displays along with a view you won‚Äôt forget. Open daily April and October 8am - 5pm May & September am - 6pm. Murdo's fabulous display of more than 250 antique, classic and muscle cars. Experience the Black Hills Gold Rush of the 1880's. While in Custer City the Oldest City in the Hills, enjoy roaming our Historic downtown streets & unique shops. The immensity of the Brontosaurus, the fearsome jaws of the T-Rex...indelibly burned into tiny, soft skulls.