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Saint Elmo Peak Trail

Hill City, South Dakota

1.72 mi / 1175 ft gain

Willow Creek Trail

Keystone, South Dakota

2.5 mi / 436 ft gain

Hike Willow Creek Trail

Keystone, South Dakota

2.8 mi / 5200 ft gain

Bear Mountain Loop

Custer, South Dakota

11.11 mi / 1637 ft gain

Spring Creek and Flume Trail Loop

Rapid City, South Dakota

4.36 mi / 581 ft gain

Dakota Point at Sheridan Lake via the North Trail

Rapid City, South Dakota

2.2 mi / 200 ft gain

Rock Climb at 1880 Wall

Keystone, South Dakota

0.1 mi / 150 ft gain

Hike the Deerfield Lake Trail to Slate Creek Convergence

Rapid City, South Dakota

5 mi / 60 ft gain

Horse Thief Lake Trail

Keystone, South Dakota

4.0
5.27 mi / 1132 ft gain

Go Great Places in South Dakota

In the Mount Rushmore state, travels to South Dakota are full of one-of-a-kind adventure with wide-open spaces as endless as the horizons. Between legendary landscapes and scenic drives, you can always find space that shifts life into park. When you’re ready, go great places.

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Places to stay

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore

Keystone, South Dakota

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore

From $199 / night

Iron Creek Horse Camp

Custer, South Dakota

Iron Creek Horse Camp

Summit Ridge Lookout Cabin

Newcastle, South Dakota

Summit Ridge Lookout Cabin

Rapid City / Black Hills KOA Holiday

Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City / Black Hills KOA Holiday

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Tour De Granite

Tour De Granite

Isaac Parsons

Black Elk Peak-Nic

Black Elk Peak-Nic

Isaac Parsons

3 Epic Days in Rapid City

3 Epic Days in Rapid City

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