• Route Reimagined

Your Tool for a Scenic Experience

There are so many ways to get around the Black Hills, but how do you know which one to choose? When selecting a route that suits your vacation, we’re here to help make route planning as smooth as possible. Use Route Reimagined to make your way around the Black Hills via one of the best ways to see the region! Hwy 385 will be undergoing some beneficial work in a very small section, but it doesn't mean that you can’t enjoy your vacation in the Black Hills. Check out the resources below to get started and make sure you check out the points of interest along the different routes of the Black Hills!You can also view the most recent updates on the Hwy 385 project by clicking here.


Before your trip, take a look at the maps provided. Download a copy so that you know where to go and what to look out for, even in spaces where there might not be cell phone service. Enjoy your next-level trip by driving these curated routes!

Route Reimagined Map

Scenic Drives

The Black Hills and Badlands offer some of the most stunning drives in the country, boasting a blend of majestic mountains, rugged rock formations, and sweeping plains. It's a perfect set-up for those who love the road and crave visual delights.

Black Hills Visitor Information Center

Your information hub for all things Black Hills & Badlands. We’re here to help, every step of the way. Contact the Black Hills Visitor Information Center for resources and help pertaining to the many fantastic routing options to choose from in the Black Hills. We are open seven days a week and can be reached via phone from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. at (605) 355-3700, or can assist in-person at the Visitor Information Center located at 1851 Discovery Circle, Rapid City, SD 57701.

Black Hills Visitor Information Center


Are you a local business? Check out this toolkit to promote the region, promote fellow businesses, and spread the message to visitors that they will be able to enjoy their vacations as normal – or even better than before! Inside you’ll find an FAQ sheet, a prepared social media post with assets, and a map outlining some alternate routing options.


Things to Do

Your one-of-a-kind-experience awaits. Choose from countless things to do and make your trip your own! 

Upcoming Events

Beyond an outdoor adventure: Experience events and happenings in the Black Hills and Badlands. 

Adventure Guides

Suggested adventures, travel tips, stories, and more – check out the entries in our Travel Journal for inspiration. 


Your trip, your way, our resources.

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Great Places

Great places, great faces – see them all. 

Great Places


Pick your basecamp and stay in style.