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Black Hills National Forest

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Address: Custer, SD 57730
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This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national...

This empty expanse where Native Americans once roamed is now a national forest.

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Gorgeous X 1000!

If I could say gorgeous 1000 times it wouldn't be enough. Plan several days here exploring nature, hiking, climbing and taking in the scenery. This is a must see!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 6 days ago
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Vero Beach, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

If I could say gorgeous 1000 times it wouldn't be enough. Plan several days here exploring nature, hiking, climbing and taking in the scenery. This is a must see!

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Black Hills are sacred to Native Americans. It is a huge part of their history, who they are. I am not Native American, but I have great respect and admiration for their culture. When approaching the area that is still preserved you realize why they are called the Black Hills - the rolling nature of the hills along with... More 

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Hull, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had two bored teens with us on this trip and they were blown away by the scenery and the wildlife. The bison meandering in between the cars, the prairie dogs poking their heads up to say hello and the elk grazing were all incredible.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Ran across a herd of buffalo that stampeded next to our van the kids were thrilled and my youngest wanted to get out and run with them. I had to convince him that it wasn't really a very good idea. It was awesome though.

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Custer, South Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 January 2017

The Black Hills of South Dakota is many times overlooked as a tourist destination. Many times it is viewed as merely a pit-stop on the way to Yellowstone Park. Tens of thousands of Harley Riders would beg to differ. There is SOOOO much to see and do, at the very least needs to be researched for your next trip. Or...as... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 January 2017

We had our grandchildren with us and they enjoyed every minute of this trip as well as we did. There was so much to see! The buffalo and antelope were amazing to watch. There were babies following their mothers across the road in front of the car. It was great to see what we can only imagine watching movies. In... More 

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Mandan, North Dakota
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

My kids finally "get" what a forest is. Abundant wildlife. Lots of camping and picnic spots. Beautiful drives in case you aren't into hiking.

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San Francisco, California
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

It's called the Black Hills because black seems to be the color of the trees. American Indian history abounds in this beautiful vignette of nature. Rolling mountains, flora, fauna and those little prairie dogs seems to be everywhere. Rivers, small lakes, waterfalls complement the scenery. Visit this pace and see the "Buffalo roam".

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Westville, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

We spent 2 weeks of what became the best family vacation we ever took in the late 90's here. We decided to stop back for a few days coming home from Yellowstone NP. I was shocked & saddened to see the devastation that pine borer insect has done to the fabulous Black Hills! Many of my memories have been of... More 

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Gillette, Wyoming
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

Rode our bikes through on Monday November 7th to find a huge buffalo herd grazing in the high meadow. We stopped a ways away, took pictures, had a coffee from the thermos and moved on. What beautiful animals. It's a blessing they were able to sustain a herd after virtual extermination by recreational hunters in the Wild Bill Cody era.

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