Lead Trailhead | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota
  • Lead Trailhead

    Lead, home of the Homestake Mining Company, was originally called “Washington”. The Homestake Mine produced gold since 1876, operating both an open cut and an underground mine over 8,000 feet below the surface.

Lead, home of the Homestake Mining Company, was originally called “Washington”. The Homestake Mine produced gold since 1876, operating both an open cut and an underground mine over 8,000 feet below the surface.

Mile Post: 103.7

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The city of Lead.