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Custer Park Safari Jeep Tour

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    Stop At: Iron Mountain Road, Custer State Park, Custer, SD

    On our way to Custer Park we drive along Iron Mtn Road. This is an iconic road that many visitors miss. We drive through unique one way granite tunnels, over the famous pigtail bridges and are afforded excellent views of Mt Rushmore and the Black Hills.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Custer State Park, 13329 US Highway 16A, Custer, SD 57730-8351

    Stops at State Game Lodge and Information Center. Then drive open-top along Wildlife Loop and view 15,000 head of buffalo (we stop next to them, you stand and look down at these huge beasts) + deer, antelope and other wildlife.

    Duration: 2 hours

    Stop At: Mount Coolidge, South Dakota

    Fantastic views from Forest Service Lookout Tower.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Stockade Lake, Custer, SD

    We stop here for a tranquil picnic lunch at midday. This is the largest lake in the region and provides a quiet peaceful setting.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Needles Highway, Custer State Park, SD

    Slow drive through this famous mountain trail. Amazing granite formations and breathtaking open-top mountain views.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Sylvan Lake, Custer, SD

    Short break at this amazing alpine lake.

    Duration: 15 minutes
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    Reviewed 30 June 2019 via mobile

    This was such an amazing experience. We loved our guide Mike. So very knowledgeable of the local history and the area. He was very accommodating to our needs. We loved everywhere he took us and got to see all the highlights!More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Walter B
    999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 July 2019

    Hi Walter - Thanks for taking time for you review. Extremely glad you enjoyed your tour with Mike. He is new with us this year. He's a local and brings much knowledge of the attractions and destinations in the Hills. I'll pass along your kind...More

    Reviewed 30 May 2019 via mobile

    We spent the day with our tour guide Deanne who was an absolute pleasure, very knowledgable about the area and it’s history. We were in search of scenery and wildlife and were not disappointed, Custer State Park is very beautiful and we managed to see...More

    Thank MichelleChris_13
    999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 4 June 2019

    Howdy Michelle/Chris - Thank you for your kind review. Deanna just returned to our company a few weeks ago after a couple years in Colorado. We are very happy to have her back. Look forward to your return and Deanna is also excellent on the...More

    Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

    This tour is advertised as a small group “6 passengers for personalized attention” Jeep tour with lunch and libation. This is not what we received. Our family of 6 was picked up at our hotel in a Dodge 12 passenger van with the roof cut...More

    25  Thank Expedition782758
    999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 July 2018

    "The drive itself was full of lovely sights, and the kids enjoyed being able to stand up during the drive, but overall this tour was not what we expected from the description, and I’m not sure I would say it was worth the price. "...More

    Reviewed 14 May 2018

    A drive through this park will really allow you to appreciate why the native Americans were opposed to giving up the Black Hills. It is a magnificent area, diverse scenery that ranges from breathtaking and stunning to quaint meadows - often with buffalo grazing or...More

    Date of experience: May 2018
    10  Thank graewolf
    999richw, Owner at Black Hills Open-Top-Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 20 May 2018

    Hi graewolf. I agree it is an amazing park. It is almost 72,000 acres (110 sq miles) and is full of wildlife . . . buffalo, elk, deer, pronghorn, wild burros and an abundance of smaller animals. And it has alpine lakes, one way tunnels,...More

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    4 June 2018|
    Response from graewolf | Reviewed this property |
    Ohhh - I can't really answer that. I'm not a doctor or specialist on back issues. You could easily email the tour company and see what they think - your issues may be too difficult or they may have solutions or other... More
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