3 miles north of Hill City, 8.3 miles northwest of Keystone
Experience our award-winning wines and seasonal menu in a fun and relaxed setting in the heart of the Black Hills. Sandi Vojta, our fifth generation winemaker, handcrafts each wine just a few steps from our Tasting Room. Open daily, year-round for free wine tasting. Hours vary with seasons.
Newly constructed in Fall 2015, our deluxe studio and 2-bedroom cabins provide all the conveniences of home - fully furnished kitchens, covered porches, gas grills, quality linens, and sleep 2 to 6. Enjoy beautiful mountain and meadow views, wildlife, star-studded skies, and campfires on 10 acres. The adjacent Black Hills National Forest, offers miles of hiking and biking trails. Located less than a mile from Highway 16, Yak Ridge delivers the best of both worlds – easy access to major attractions as well as peace and tranquility. Open year round and only 5 minutes from Mount Rushmore.
We look forward to having you stay at Yak Ridge!
WESTERN CHUCKWAGON COOKOUT
At Blue Bell Lodge in Custer State Park, cookouts are offered nightly during the summer. You will enjoy a vehicle-drawn hayride to a Chuckwagon Cookout in a beautiful and secluded canyon. Once you arrive, be sure to participate in the sing-along with western entertainers and enjoy a tasty steak or burger served with all the trimmings. Reservations are required, so book your spot today!
The Fun Zone Mirror Maze has surprising corners, dead ends and continuous circles to make this a different experience each time you go through. The entire family will love this. See if you can find your way as you see your reflection in every direction!
Located just outside the boundary to Mt. Rushmore on Highway 16A. The Roosevelt Inn is an small, family owned and operated hotel. All guest rooms have private baths, heat and air conditioning, satellite TV, direct-dial phones, hair dryers and coffee makers. Most of our rooms also have queen- or king-sized beds, refrigerators and DVD players. Finally, we have facilities such as a seasonal pool, a hot tub, a family recreation room and a guest laundry.
Available mid-May to mid-September
50 minute guided bus tour of Ellsworth Air Force Base
Bus Tour Requirements
Valid Drivers License, Military ID, Passport or State issued ID required for passengers 18 and older. Bus tours are conducted on EAFB. Due to security requirements all bus tour guests will be required to pass a security check before being allowed to go on the base. Tour is not handicapped accessible, guests must be able descend and climb 30 stairs.
Custer State Park is a 71,000 acre vacation paradise located south of Keystone. The park features 1,300 free roaming buffalo, the famous Needles Highway and Iron Mountain Road. Eight campgrounds with 330 sites, 50 camper cabins and four historic full service lodges with cabins, lodge and motel rooms. Explore lakes, streams, hiking, biking, and Park Naturalist programs.
The best way to see Mt. Rushmore is by helicopter. Rushmore Helicopters offers 6 tour packages ranging from $49 per person to $229 per person. Sites that can be seen include Black Elk Peak, Custer State Park, Crazy Horse Monument, Cathedral Spires, Needles Highway & so much more.
One of the world's longest and most complex caves and 28,295 acres of mixed-grass prairie, ponderosa pine forest, and associated wildlife are the main features of the park. The cave is well known for its outstanding display of boxwork, an unusual cave formation composed of thin calcite fins resembling honeycombs. The park's mixed-grass prairie is one of the few remaining and is home to native wildlife such as bison, elk, pronghorn, mule deer, coyotes, and prairie dogs.
Devils Tower rises 1267 feet above the Belle Fourche River. Once hidden, erosion has revealed Devils Tower. This 1347 acre park is covered with pine forests, woodlands, and grasslands. Deer, prairie dogs, and other wildlife are seen. Also known as Bears Lodge, it is a sacred site for many American Indians. President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed Devils Tower the first national monument in 1906.
Full Service Restaurant & Lounge open 7 days a week from 11 a.m. Specializing in made to order steaks, ribs, burgers, wraps, salads & pasta. Kids menu. Enjoy a game of pool or darts & entertainment on weekends in our lounge. Visit our original 1880 back bar and enjoy a seat on our covered patio or outdoor deck. Free delivery to local hotels and take-out available.
Challenging, yet fun! The 18-hole mini golf course rises up a 50 foot steep hillside, and then descends back down the slope. The first and eighteenth holes are unified by a gold mining display and rushing water that flows over a waterwheel and into a millpond. Three types of artificial turf simulate fairways, sand traps and rough will add to the realistic experience that only Holy Terror can offer!
Come Visit the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, one of America’s greatest private wilderness areas! Founded in 1988 by Dayton O. Hyde. See hundreds of wild mustangs and their foals roaming free across wind swept prairies. Travel back in time and view the rugged natural beauty of America as it was 100 years ago. Explore wild horse history and learn how important horses were to early man.