Black Hills Attractions — The Full List | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

The Outdoor Campus - West

(605) 394-2310
4130 Adventure Trail
Rapid City, SD 57702

Take a hike! Explore your world! Stop by the SD Game Fish & Parks office to learn about our outdoor heritage through interactive exhibits, hiking/walking trails, hands-on classes and more. FREE admission. Open year-round.

Crazy Horse Memorial

Crazy Horse Memorial

(605) 673-4681
12151 Avenue of the Chiefs
Custer, SD 57730

World's largest mountain carving in progress, located minutes from Mt. Rushmore on Hwy 16/385. Witness work on the mountain, enjoy American Indian museums, art galleries, sculptor's studio-home, antiques. American Indian artists & performers. Nightly laser show in season, restaurant & gift shop. Open year-round.


Trout Haven Ranch

(605) 833-2571
13477 7-11 Rd.
Buffalo Gap, SD 57722

Excellent trout fishing, always biting! Everything furnished, and no license needed. Packed to go. You pay only for what you catch. We raise more than 1 million trout each year for stocking in ponds & streams in Canada & the USA. Open daily 

Terry Peak Ski Resort Lead SD

Terry Peak Ski Resort

(605) 584-2165
21120 Steward Slope Road
Lead, SD 57754

Experience the “Best Kept Secret” in the Midwest.  Terry Peak Ski Area offers a 1,100 ft. vertical, three high–speed quad lifts & one triple chairlift as well as a covered snow-carpet accessing 29 trails.  Check out the huge variety of terrain including a progressive Terrain Park.  Rentals & lessons are available on site. 

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Alpine Slide at Rushmore Tramway Adventures

Alpine Slide at Rushmore Tramway Adventures

(605) 666-4478
203 Cemetery Rd.
Keystone, SD 57751

Coast downhill for big thrills just 2 miles below Mt. Rushmore. Chairlift up to Gardens & Grille, & view NEW Zipline Tour action! Then grab a sled & cruise the Slide. Wheeled sleds with brakes offer full control of speed. Small kids ride with adults. For ages 2 to 102!

1881 Courthouse Museum

1881 Courthouse Museum

(605) 673-2443
411 Mt. Rushmore Rd.
Custer, SD 57730

Admission. $6.00 adult, $5.00 seniors, $2.00 youth (12-18), free 11 & under, donations welcome. Three floors of 1874 to present Black Hills, Lakota & pioneer displays. 1874 Custer Expedition, 1875 cabin. Bookstore, handicapped accessible. Free youth activities.

Teddy Bear Town

Teddy Bear Town

(605) 574-2266
108 Main St.
Hill City, SD 57745

Home of the Guinness World Record "Largest Teddy Bear Collection" and listed in Ripley's Believe It or Not, here you will discover over 10,000 different Teddy Bears of all shapes, sizes and origins imaginable! A must see and enjoy for all ages. Become part of the world record collection yourself ~ ask us how.


South Dakota Air & Space Museum

(605) 385-5189
2890 Davis Dr. Bldg. 5208
Box Elder, SD 57719

Experience your American Journey at the SD Air & Space Museum located just outside the main gate at Ellsworth Air Force Base in the beautiful Black Hills of SD. Our legendary exhibits showcase our American journey, celebrates those military personnel who have sacrificed so much for our country, and tells the stories of not only past aviation but inspires the future of aerospace.

Badlands Petrified Gardens

Badlands Petrified Gardens

(605) 837-2448
I-90 Exit 152
Kadoka, SD 57543

Easy access off I-90, Exit 152. Unique outdoor park includes the largest petrified trees & logs ever found in the Badlands area. Indoor museum features prehistoric Badlands mammal & sea fossils, extensive florescent mineral display, agates, rock, mineral & crystal specimens. Open mid-April to late October.

badlands Helicopter

Badlands Helicopters

(605) 673-2163
I-90 Exit 131

Barely noticeable from the highway, the Badlands are the best kept secret and crowning jewel of South Dakota's scenic attractions. Beyond a driving or hiking experience, soaring above the Badlands in a helicopter will yield a true appreciation for their rugged, every-changing beauty and amazing geological formations.

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