In Rapid City, it’s all about the little things that lead to the biggest memories. So, while you’re exploring around town and throughout the Black Hills, it’s the time spent with your friends and family that’ll leave an impact bigger than Mount Rushmore.

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Rapid City Bike Path

Rapid City, South Dakota

10.11 mi / 269 ft gain

M Hill

Rapid City, South Dakota

1.56 mi / 381 ft gain

Explore the Skyline Wilderness Area

Rapid City, South Dakota

3 mi / 0 ft gain

Wild Irishman Gulch Trail

Rapid City, South Dakota

3.51 mi / 512 ft gain

Hike to Falling Rock Overlook

Rapid City, South Dakota

0.5 mi / 50 ft gain

Buzzard Loop

Rapid City, South Dakota

2.96 mi / 646 ft gain

Hike to the Stratobowl Rim

Rapid City, South Dakota

2 mi / 100 ft gain

Stratobowl Rim Trail

Rapid City, South Dakota

1.88 mi / 269 ft gain

Hike Botany Canyon

Black Hawk, South Dakota

5 mi / 807 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

Rapid City, South Dakota

Rapid City / Black Hills KOA Holiday

Deadwood, South Dakota

Cabin at Green Mountain

From $240 / night

The Black Forest Inn

Keystone, South Dakota

Under Canvas Mount Rushmore

From $199 / night

Custer, South Dakota

Iron Creek Horse Camp

Guides and stories

3 Epic Days in Rapid City


Tour De Granite

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Black Elk Peak-Nic

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Floating Down the Cheyenne River

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