Southern Black Hills Bucket List
Written by Dolsee Davenport
May 12, 2019

When you're up for adventure, stay in Custer, South Dakota and be minutes-not miles-from the best climbs, trails and family fun of the Black Hills. Located on the edge of Custer State Park, Custer and the surrounding area offers travelers unique lodging, dining and shopping opportunities, as well as unlimited family fun.  This uncrowded mountain town is a natural playground for all adventure seekers. Plus, you're just minutes from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, Wind Cave National Park, and Jewel Cave National Monument.

Why spend your time in the car instead of at the attractions and doing what you came to the Black Hills to experience?!  By staying in Custer and exploring the Southern Black Hills you are literally minutes, not miles, from the best this area has to offer!

Here is a list of SOME of the fun things each town in the Southern Black Hills has to offer.  You can get this list and more information by requesting the Southern Black Hills Vacation Guide.

Custer Area
1881 Courthouse Museum

Adventure Rentals
Big Rock Park Overlook and many other hiking trails
Black Hills Aerial Adventures
Black Hills Balloons
Buffalo Ridge Adventures
Crazy Horse Memorial
Custer State Park
Four Mile Old West Ghost Town
Frisbee Golf Course
Grizzly Gulch Adventure Golf
Hollingsworth Horses
Jewel Cave National Monument
Mickelson Trail
Pleasant Valley Farm
Rockin' R Rides

Rocky Knolls Golf Course
Sylvan Rocks Climbing School & Guide Service


Hill City Area
1880 Train

Circle B Ranch Chuck Wagon Supper & Music Show
Civilian Conservation Corps Museum
Everything Prehistoric Dinosaur Museum
SD State Railroad Museum
Teddy Bear Town
Wade’s Gold Mill

Hot Springs Area
Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

Evans Plunge
Mammoth Site
Pioneer Museum
Putt 4 Fun Mini-Golf
Trout Haven Ranch
Wind Cave National Park

Keystone Area
1880 Train

Big Thunder Gold Mine
Dahl’s Chainsaw Art
Holy Terror Mini Golf
Keystone Historical Museum
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
National Presidential Wax Museum
Rush Mountain Adventure Park-Home of Rushmore Cave
Rushmore Borglum Story
Rushmore Helicopters
Rushmore Tramway Adventures



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