Things To Do & See in Deadwood
In Deadwood, you’ll find great places to eat and unique shops. Las Vegas style gaming with $1,000 bet limits. Festivals, concerts and rodeo action. A Spa that features an outdoor garden area with saunas and whirlpools. ATV and Bike Rentals. Guided fishing and guided horseback rides. Hiking. A mini golf course & kids arcade. City and Scenic Tours. Ghost Tours. Glass Blowing lessons. And, a place where History comes to life on main street. Shoot-out Schedule
Learn about our History: Historic Deadwood, where the entire town is a National Historic Landmark, is one of America’s history rich spots. It’s a place where families blend education and pastime. To walk in the footsteps of legends, book the Deadwood PastPort which includes admission to the Broken Boot Gold Mine, Historic Adams House, the Days of 76 Museum and Mt Moriah Cemetery. Daily re-enactments on Main Street are followed by the Trial of Jack McCall (every day except Sunday).
Ride the Deadwood Stage: The Deadwood Stage is an Old West icon and still travels the streets of Historic Mainstreet Late May through late September. The stage was featured for years by Buffalo Bill and his Wild West show all over Americana Europe. It was used in Deadwood to carry mail, gold and people from 1876 until the arrival of the railroad to Deadwood in December 1890. Today, visitors can ride a replica of the Deadwood to Cheyenne Stage from late May throught late September Tuesdays - Saturdays.
Explore our Parks and Monuments: Deadwood is located 12 miles from Spearfish Canyon National Scenic by-way and only 73 miles from Devils Tower National Monument. This scenic road trip loops past waterfalls in Spearfish Canyon to Devils Tower via Sundance, Wyoming and back through Belle Fourche and Spearfish. You can spend a full day exploring these two natural treasures. Upon your return, stop at the National Fish Hatchery in Spearfish City Park and take a short detour to Mt Roosevelt, located just outside Deadwood.
Ride a Horse: The Black Tail Horseback Riding tour is without a doubt the most unique guided history tours from a saddle. Ride through three scenic gulches and learn about original mining stories and the people that lived in the area from 1876 until 1900. Riders travel on horseback on a narrow-gauge railroad bed, an original 1880 toll road and past mining remnants from the 1800's. Ride a Horse!
Jump on our one-hour tour of Deadwood: In Deadwood, take one of the best short tours in the region on a motor coach through the history of Deadwood's Main Street, the historic homes in Deadwood's “Nob Hill” and Mt. Moriah Cemetery high above this historic town. Here, you’ll visit the graves of Deadwood's famous characters: Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane, Potato Creek Johnny and Preacher Smith.This tour is known to have fun with history. Book a Tour of Deadwood
Take a one-hour tour of Lead, home of the Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center: This one-hour tour takes visitors through historic Lead and a surface tour of Sanford Lab once home to the Homestake Gold Mine. In the Yates hoist room, you'll see hoists that have been in operation since 1939 and learn about the more-than 5,000 feet of rope that take personnel to the underground. If you're lucky, you may even see the hoists in action! You'll also learn a little bit about the mining process and the state-of-the-art Waste Water Treatment Plant designed by Homestake Mining Company and still used today by Sanford Lab and other companies around the world. Tour Historic Lead
Go off roading: For those who prefer the power of 50 horses – renting an OHV (off-road vehicle) is more your speed. Read more about Operating OHV's. With over 5,000 miles of off-roading trails to enjoy, you’ll see vistas and canyons you’ll never see by car. Ride a Side by Side.
Catch a Fish: Deadwood and the Northern Hills are a paradise for trout fishing on a mountain stream or floating one of our nearby lakes. Deadwood Springs Outfitters offer anglers the opportunity to fish some really great streams as well as learn the basics of fly fishing. Hire a Guide
Check out an event: Deadwood’s events are as spectacular as its mountain scenery and historic buildings. It just wouldn’t be Deadwood without a slew of events, concerts and festivals. From Wild Bill Days and Kool Deadwood Nites to live entertainment at Deadwood Mountain Grand– there is simply no place to party like this little historic town. Click Here for Events
Get Lucky: Deadwood has upped the ante with $1,000 Bet Limits. Try your luck on the latest slots and live table games, roulette, craps and keno at a variety of different casinos. Our friendly atmosphere is perfect for high stakes gamers or first timers. Book a room and get your Wild Bill Coupon Book stuffed full of deals.
See the Monuments: With hotel pickup in Deadwood, we’ll arrange a guided tour with stops at Mt Rushmore, Crazy Horse and Custer State Park. This all-day tour will have you back in time for your 4:00 p.m. social hour. Book a Scenic Tour
Ride the Mickelson Trail: Deadwood is the trailhead for the George S. Mickelson Trail, a 110-mile rail trail conversion that spans the Black Hills from Deadwood to Edgemont. Click Here For Map. Deadwood Bikes offers a fleet of bikes perfect for any level of rider. We also offer shuttle services for pick up and drop off for both you and your bike. Rent a bike
Play a round of Golf: Tomahawk Lake Golf Course rewards players for staying in the fairway and punishes those who wander off course into tall, dense, rough, towering pine trees and a winding creek. This scenic, 9-hole golf course is located 7 miles from Deadwood all within the Black Hills National Forest. Book now.