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 Black Hills Activities

Activities for Families & Kids

The Black Hills offer families a chance to gather together with entertaining and educational attractions for all ages. Wind Cave, the Mammoth Site and a multitude of museums display the area’s natural history. Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore Memorials showcase American history and pride, and the Black Hills National Forest provides endless outdoor recreation activities for families of all shapes and sizes. If you really want to provide a memorable, fun, family experience also check out Cosmo's Mystery Area, Reptile Gardens or Evan's Plunge!

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Mitchell Prehistoric Indian Village Museum

Hours of Operation: April, May, September & October: 9 AM – 6 PM, Monday – Saturday. Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM (Closed Sunday in April & October). Memorial Weekend through Labor Day Monday: 8 AM – 7 PM, Monday – Saturday. Sunday 10 AM - 6 PM. When weather permits, by appointment:... [more]

National Presidential Wax Museum

DISCOUNTED ADMISSIONS. Beneath the watchful gaze of Mount Rushmore in the beautiful Black Hills sits the National Presidential Wax Museum. Visitors gain insight into our nation's democracy through life-size, realistic wax figures depicting our country's most shaping experiences in dramatic historical settings. Recapture the spirit of patriotism as you witness the... [more]

Journey Museum

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION. The Journey Museum takes you on an incredible trek through time, from the violent upheaval that formed the mystical Black Hills over 2.5 billion years ago to the continuing saga of the Western Frontier. When your journey is complete, you will fully understand the legacy of the land and its... [more]

Reptile Gardens

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION.  Reptile Gardens, located 6 miles south of Rapid City, South Dakota on Hwy 16, offers 50,000 flowers, exotic birds, great shows, minerals and fossils. The world's largest reptile collection is on display along with Tropical Orchids in an indoor jungle, giant tortoises and birds of prey. Winner of State... [more]

Big Thunder Gold Mine

DISCOUNTED ADMISSIONS.  Hours of Operation: Open April 1-October 31st June through August: Open 8 AM – 8 PM April, May, Sept & Oct: Open 9 AM – 6 PM Tours last approximately 50-55 minutes. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the... [more]

Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

Visit a place where animals own the land and humans can only visit.  It’s a place where hundreds of wild horses run free, many having come from the Bureau of Land Management’s corrals after roundups in western states.  Some horses bear a “U” brand on their necks, which means “unwanted.”  ... [more]

High Plains Western Heritage Center

Hours of Operation: Open year round, daily 9 AM to 5 PM except major holidays (Closed New Years, Easter, Thanksgiving and Christmas Day). No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity... [more]

Homestake Opera House

Hours of Operation:  Ticket booth and lobby opens 1 hour before show time. On Nov 9,10, 16.17 the show starts at 7 PM. On Nov 11, 18 the show starts at 2 PM. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction.   Booking Instructions:... [more]

Rushmore Borglum Story

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION. Venture into the world of Gutzon Borglum, the sculptor of Mount Rushmore, from the blasting of the stone to the grandeur of the "Seated Lincoln." The Borglum Story will enable children and adults to step back in time and become part of the carving years. On the tour you... [more]

Sturgis Motorcycle Museum/Hall Of Fame

DISCOUNT ADMISSION. Hours of Operation: Open daily. Summer hours: Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM. Saturday, 9 AM – 4 PM. Sunday, 10 AM – 4 PM. Winter Hours are 10 AM – 4 PM, 7 days a week. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan... [more]

Beautiful Wonderland Cave

Hours of Operation: Open May 1 - October 1. Open Daily 8 AM – 8 PM. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. Back in the 1800′s... [more]

Holy Terror Mini-Golf Course

DISCOUNTED ADMISSIONS. Hours of Operation: May 15 – September 30, 9 AM – 8 PM. Check in location: Highway 16A, Keystone SD 57751. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option.... [more]

Mammoth Site

Hours of Operation: Mammoth Site is open daily year round – CLOSED Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Year’s Day and Easter. March 1 - May 14:  9 AM  - 5 PM May 15 – August 15:  8 AM – 8 PM August 16 – August 31:   8 AM – 6 PM September 1 – October... [more]

National Museum of Woodcarving

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION. The National Museum of Woodcarving, located west of Custer on Hwy 16, offers a look at the world of woodcarving. The collections include carvings by an original animator of Disneyland, and blend the science of mechanical animation with the art of traditional woodcarving. Gift shop and snack shop... [more]

Circle B Chuckwagon

Show Times: The gun-shootout is at 5:20 PM and supper is at 5:30PM. We offer Beef Brisket, BBQ Chicken and Roasted Buffalo along with all the cowboy fixins. Following supper, The Circle B Cowboys entertain every evening with songs about the West.   We are open Monday through Saturdays, Memorial Day Weekend... [more]

Fort Hays Chuckwagon Supper and Show

Hours of Operation: Open Mid May through Mid October. No Advance Booking Requirement: You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction Booking Instructions: This tour requires a date specific reservation. Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. Fort Hays... [more]

Alkali Ike Tours

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION. Tour Times: Monday – Thursday and Saturday: 12:15 PM, 2:15 PM, 4:30 PM. Sunday: 2:15 PM & 4:30 PM. Advance Booking Requirement: If booking inside 3 days of going on a Alkali Ike Tour call 1-866-601-5103 to make your reservations, otherwise book on-line. Special Info: Tours are contingent upon the... [more]

Pioneer Auto Show

Hours of Operation: Open year round. Summer hours: Open daily. 8 AM – 9 PM CT through September 15th. Winter hours: Monday – Saturday, 9 AM – 6 PM CT. On Sunday, 10 AM – 6 PM CT. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to... [more]

Ski Mystic at Deer Mountain

Hours of Operation: Open 7 days a through 1/1/14 From 1/2/14 - 3/17/14 Open Only Friday,  Saturday & Sunday.     Home to the most Powder accumulation in the Black Hills averaging over 200 inches of annual snowfall and the Black Hills NEWEST winter attraction Zero Gravity Tube Park. The most diverse ski terrain... [more]

Buglin Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar

Buglin Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar is a family friendly, smoke-free restaurant & sports bar. Large menu has something for everyone. The Buglin Bull Restaurant Credit has a $50 value!  You pay only $40 with our dining deal! Can be used at the Buglin' Bull Restaurant and Sports Bar for any... [more]

Mt Rushmore Audio Tour

The Mount Rushmore Audio Tour is a recorded guide at Mount Rushmore National Memorial incorporating narration, music, interviews, sound effects and historic recordings of Gutzon Borglum, Lincoln Borglum, American Indians and workers. Using a lightweight handheld wand, a visitor can listen to the self-guided tour while simply sitting down in... [more]

1880 Train

The 1880 Train ride is a two-hour, narrated 20-mile round trip ride between Hill City snd Keystone South Dakota in the beautiful Black Hills. Passengers view vistas of Harney Peak, mining encampments and participate in good old-fashioned fun. Trains follow the original route of the Chicago Burlington and Quincy Railroad... [more]

Museum at Black Hills Institute

Hours of Operation: June – August:   Mon-Sat 9:30 AM – 7 PM and Sunday 10 AM – 6 PM. September – May:  Monday – Saturday 9:30 AM – 5PM and Sun 10AM – 5PM. Closed for 1 to 3 weeks in February.   No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day... [more]

Black Hills Caverns

The Black Hills Caverns located outside of the Rapid City, South Dakota, were discovered in 1882 by gold seekers, but the Lakota Indians had found strength in the power of the calcite crystals centuries before. Come discover the wonder of the glittering underground world and see its many fantastic animal... [more]

Black Hills Putt 4 Fun Golf

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION.    No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. Located in Hot Springs, South Dakota, Black Hills Putts 4 Fun Golf is a challenging 18-hole... [more]

Tatanka: Story of the Bison

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION Hours of Operation: Open 7 days per week, 9 AM – 5 PM, from mid-May through September 30th. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one... [more]

Black Hills Mining Museum

Hours of Operation: Tours, Gold Panning, Museum available May - September. Open daily, 9 AM – 5 PM. Museum only available October - April. Open 9AM - 4PM Monday - Friday. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate... [more]

Sitting Bull Crystal Caverns

Hours of Operation:  Open daily June, July, August: 8 AM – 8 PM May, late August, September: 9 AM – 5 PM *Final tour leaves 1 hour before closing. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of... [more]

Bear Country USA

Hours of Operation: Open May 1 – October 31st. Peak season (June, July & August) Hours: 8 AM - 6 PM daily. Shoulder season (May, September, October & November) Hours: 9 AM - 4 PM daily. We are open every day of the week during the season but may close due to inclement... [more]

Rushmore Tramway Adventures

Climb, ride, zip or slide at this premier attraction near Mt. Rushmore! Thrill to a speedy flight on our 800-ft. Zip Line, challenge the Aerial Adventure Park’s above-ground obstacles, cruise down the 2000-ft. Alpine Slide, or ride the Chairlift up to enjoy our mountaintop park and Garden Cafe with Mt.... [more]

Gulches of Fun

Hours of Operation (May 24 - July 31):  Monday – Thursday: 12 PM – 8PM. Friday-Sunday: 10 AM – 10 PM. Closed: Aug. 1 - Aug. 10. Hours of Operation (Aug 11 - Aug 30): Monday – Thursday: 12 PM – 8PM. Friday-Sunday: 10 AM – 10 PM. No Advance booking requirement.... [more]

Black Hills Maze

DISCOUNT ADMISSION.  Hours of Operation: Open May 1 – September 30 June – August: 8:30 AM – 8 PM. May & Sept: Weekends Only, 10 AM – 6 PM. Located in Rapid City, South Dakota, the Black Hills Maze is a family adventure play park features a 43,000 sq. ft., two-level maze (largest in the midwest),... [more]

Flintstone Bedrock City

Hours of Operation: Open May 17th through September 1st, 2014. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option.  Admission is valid for one year and can be used for multiple... [more]

Crazy Horse Memorial

Most travelers have a “bucket list” of travel destinations and if this one is not on your list, it should be. The Crazy Horse Volksmarch is the most popular organized hike in the United States and this year, they’ve added a second Volksmarch. The 28th annual Crazy Horse Volksmarch is... [more]

Custer State Park

Custer State Park, located near Custer, South Dakota, isn't just home to one of the largest free roaming buffalo herds; it's so beautiful that the State Game Lodge served as the "summer White House" for President Calvin Coolidge in 1927. In addition to the park, the Peter Norbeck Scenic Highway offers... [more]

Devils Tower

Devil's Tower National Monument, located near Belle Fourche, South Dakota, is a most improbable geological rock formation, sticking up a thousand feet in the air above the surrounding valley like some giant, prehistoric tree-stump. Steven Speilberg used Devil's Tower National Monument as backdrop to his blockbuster movie Close Encounters of the... [more]

Badlands National Park

The Badlands National Park, or "mako sica" as it is known to the Lakota people, is a place of mystery, spirituality and natural beauty. Located near Wall, South Dakota, the Badlands National Park consists of 244,000 acres of sharply eroded buttes, pinnacles and spires blended with the largest, protected mixed... [more]

Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park, located near Hot Springs, South Dakota, is one of the longest caves in the world, and the first cave to be designated a national park. Caves are one of the Black Hills most mysterious and intriguing wonders. To do your exploring underground, visit Wind Cave National Park.... [more]

Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial, in Keystone, South Dakota, symbolizes both national pride and an awesome feat of engineering. Carved from a mountain of granite and standing proud since 1941, Mount Rushmore, protrudes from the granite as a true "Shrine of Democracy" with the faces of George Washington, commander of the... [more]

Adams Museum

Deadwood's Adams Museum is the oldest history museum in the Black Hills and ranks #3 among True West magazine's 2009 Top 10 Western Museums. Artifacts and displays from Deadwood's historic past reflect the powerful legends of infamous characters like Wild Bill and Calamity Jane. See many other original artifacts from... [more]

Historic Adams House

The Historic Adams House was built in 1892 in Deadwood, South Dakota by pioneers Harris and Anna Franklin. Local contemporary press described the home as "the grandest house west of the Mississippi". The elegant Queen Anne-style house heralded a wealthy and socially prominent new age for Deadwood, a former rough... [more]

BB Cody's Steakhouse

Step Back in Time with the BB Cody's Steakhouse. Experience our "Old West" charm throughout the restaurant and casino. You will delight in the mining atmosphere in the BB Cody's Steakhouse as well as enjoy the decorative, stylish restrooms. Rustic elegance is the atmosphere in our banquet room facility for... [more]

Spirit Of The Hills Wildlife Sanctuary

Tour times: Open Tuesday through Sunday, 8:30 AM and 10 AM. Closed Monday. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. The Sanctuary, located in Spearfish,... [more]

Ranch Amusement Park

Hours of Operation: Open Memorial Day to Labor Day: 10 AM – 8 PM. July: 10 AM – 9 PM. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for... [more]

Mt Moriah Cemetery

Mt Moriah Cemetery is situated on a mountainous plateau overlooking Deadwood Gulch. Established in 1878 by the Lawrence County Commission, Mt. Moriah is the final resting place of western legends, murderers, madams, and pillars of Deadwood's early economic development. The cemetery is more than just a graveyard. It offers visitors an... [more]

Trial of Jack McCall

Show Times:   The Capture of Jack McCall is at 7:30 PM in front of the Saloon #10 on Deadwood Main Street. The Trial of Jack McCall starts at 8 PM at the Masonic Building next door to the Silverado Casino on upper main street. Families Welcome! Available: May 24 -... [more]

Rocky Knolls Golf Course

Hours of Operation: Dawn to Dusk Advance Booking Requirement: If booking inside 3 days of going to Rocky Knolls Golf Course call 1-866-601-5103 to make your reservations, otherwise book on-line. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission This 9-hole, par 36 golf... [more]

Prairie Homestead

Hours of Operation: 9AM-5PM Last Tour: 4:30PM Length of Tour 1 Hour No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. Driving Directions: I-90 Exit 131 south on Hwy 240... [more]

Latchstring Inn at Spearfish Canyon Lodge

Located in the heart of Spearfish Canyon National Scenic By-Way, guests have been enjoying the great food and hospitality at the Latchstring Inn for over 100 years. With spectacular views and the warmth of aged log walls, the Latchstring Inn is open year-round and offers some of the best breakfast,... [more]

Blacktail Horseback Tours

Tour Times:  As booked Special Info:  Helmets available at no additional cost.  250 Pound Weight Limit.   Customer Info:  Need to provide Age on those under 18 years old and weight on all participants.   Blacktail Horseback offers a  western history tour on horseback.   Visit a historic site and learn about original mining stories and the... [more]

Palmer Gulch Wagon Ride and Supper

Hours of Operation: Guests can choose to dine at open air picnic tables or under a canvas covered shelter. Wagons return to the Lodge around 7:30PM Weather permitting conditions. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: This attraction requires a... [more]

Brule'

Brulé - A Native American experience in sight, sound & soul! The 5-time "Native American Group of the Year" performs Tuesday through Saturday from June 7 - August 24, 2013 in the brand new outdoor Buffalo Moon Theater at the High Country Guest Ranch located 3.9 miles outside Hill City. They... [more]

Black Hills Balloons

Available Ride Times: As booked. Advance Booking Requirement: If booking inside of 1 day going on a balloon ride call 1-866-601-5103 to make your reservations. Special Info: Reservations required and flights are weather permitting Lift off in a hot air balloon originating in Custer, South Dakota and then fly over the southern Black Hills.... [more]

Elkhorn Ridge Golf Course

Hours of Operation: 7 AM to dusk. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. Elkhorn Ridge Golf Course, located near Spearfish, South Dakota is a... [more]

Rushmore Cave Adventures

Cave Tour Schedule: May 1 – 25, 9 AM – 5 PM. May 26 – August 14, 8 AM – 8 PM. August 15 – 31, 9 AM – 5 PM. September 1 – 2, 8 AM – 8 PM (Labor Day Weekend). Sept. 3 – October 31, 9 AM – 5 PM pending weather. Closed... [more]

Corn Palace

During the summer months the World's Only Corn Palace in Mitchell, SD offers free guided tours led by friendly guides full of a-maize-ing facts (like how many nails and staples are used in the decoration process). The tour also features an outstanding video explaining the Corn Palace story. After the... [more]

High Country Guest Ranch Trail Rides

Forest Loop Trail Ride - 45 minutes Must arrive 30 minutes prior to ride, please call 24 hours prior to confirm your reservation at 605-574-9003 Located at 12138 Ray Smith Dr, Hill City, SD 57754 Ride times are 1:30 PM, 2:45 PM and 4 PM Trail Ride Restrictions: You must be at least... [more]

Broken Boot Gold Mine

Tour Hours: Open daily 8 AM to 6 PM, May 26th - September 3rd. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Special Info: Tours begin every 30 minutes. Every visitor receives a souvenir stock certificate. Pan for gold (additional price). Ample parking... [more]

Evans Plunge

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION.    Hours of Operation: April 1 - May 23 -  Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. - 8 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. May 24 - September 1 Monday through Friday: 6 a.m. - 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday: 10 a.m. - 9 p.m. September 2 - December 31 Monday through Friday: 6 a.m.... [more]

1880 Town

DISCOUNTED ADMISSION Hours of Operation: Dawn until Dusk. Open: May 1 – October 31. Tour length: Self guided. Walk down Main Street near Murdo, South Dakota of this 1880 town and explore more than 30 buildings authentically furnished with thousands of relics. Enjoy the rolling terrain of a sprawling homestead and envision life... [more]

Cosmos Mystery Area

No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. Hours of Operation: 1/1/14 - 3/31/14 Closed 4/1/14 - 5/31/14 9AM - 5PM (weather permitting) 6/1/14 - 8/31/14 8AM -... [more]

Watiki Waterpark

Hours of Operation: Monday –  Thursday - 4:00 PM – 9:00 PM Friday - 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM Saturday - 8:00 AM – 10:00 PM Sunday - 8:00 AM – 8:00 PM. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate... [more]

Putz n Glo Black Light Mini Golf

Hours of Operation:   Labor Day through Memorial Day: Open Friday 3 PM – 10 PM, Sat 10 AM to 10 PM and Sun 10 AM to 5 PM. Memorial Day through Labor Day:   Open daily 11 AM to 11 PM.    No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you... [more]

Brown Rock Sports Cafe at Cadillac Jack's

With sports memorabilia lining the walls and ceiling, the Brown Rock Sports Cafe at Cadillac Jack's in Deadwood is the perfect place to enjoy a delicious meal and drinks while watching your favorite team on our Hi-def big screen TV's.  From signature pizzas to prime rib to draft micro-brews, our... [more]

Homestake Gold Mine Surface Tour/Visitor Center

Hours of Operation: 5/15/14-9/30/14 The surface tour of the Homestake Mining Operation takes you through the historic town of Lead, South Dakota and Homestake's surface operation. It follows the mining process including hoisting, crushing and milling of the underground ore and views Homestake Gold Mine's state-of-the-art Waste Water Treatment Plant and... [more]

Lakota Ways

Visitors can experience unforgettable hands-on, authentic and traditional Lakota activities such as tipi raising, a mini powwow, quill work, Lakota language lessons, bead work, games, hair braiding, photo op in authentic Native regalia, bow and arrow camp. Monday - Saturdays - Lakota Ways performs 4 day shows,at 1, 2, 3, 4 PM,... [more]

Deadwood History and Information Center

Make the Deadwood History and Information Center your first stop in Deadwood for maps of the area and the latest information on events and things to do, Enjoy multimedia exhibits about historic Deadwood. FREE. ... [more]

Grand Magic

Show Starting Time: Open May 25 – Aug. 25th. The Grand Magic Show starts promptly at 7:30 PM (nightly). The show ends at approximately 9:15 PM. The lobby is open daily from 9:00 AM – 7:30 PM. Stop in and look around!  No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the... [more]

Meadowbrook Golf Course

Hours of Operation: 7 AM to Dusk. No Advance booking requirement. You can book online the same day you plan to visit the attraction. Booking Instructions: Please select the appropriate number of individuals for each activity option. Valid for one time admission. Meadowbrook Golf Course, an 18 Hole Championship Facility, is located at... [more]



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