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.
The South Dakota State Railroad Museum showcases the machinery, the people, the mythology and the pure joy of perhaps the most romantic mode of transportation ever built with railroad memorabilia, scale model trains, and interactive displays for all ages! Located next to the famous 1880 Train in Hill City.
Located between Mt. Rushmore & Custer State Park. We offer camping & housekeeping cabins, shaded grassy tent sites along our creek and 30 amp RV sites. Amenities include free mini golf, outdoor pool, playground, general store, café, laundry, hot showers, hiking & more.
Five miles from Mount Rushmore.
15 min to closest lake,30 min.to Crazy Horse Memorial,20 min. to Custer State Park; with Historic Deadwood and Legendary Sturgis a scenic hour drive.
House sits on three acres with meadow for wildlife and Battle creek running through property.
Walking distance to Keystone and a 15 minute drive to Hill City with bank and credit union, grocery store and hardware store.
Ever wanted to dine with a president? Mount Rushmore Concessions provides spectacular views of America's most famous presidents, while you enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner. Located in the park at the base of America's "Shrine to Democracy," Mount Rushmore Concessions offers an unforgettable dining experience, a gift shop and an ice cream and fudge shop.
We're Back! After a devastating fire in September 2013,The Gaslight is back up and running. Although the building is fresh and new, The Gaslight still features the same warm, friendly atmosphere. We look forward to seeing all our old friends again and to meeting new visitors!
Open all year; satisfaction guaranteed. "Our emphasis is authentic arts & crafts of North American Indians." Authorized dealer of Landstrom's & Stamper Black Hills Gold jewelry. Major outlet for Minnetonka Moccasins, sandals and leather hats, T-Shirts, gifts, souvenirs, large selection of knives. Family owned since 1970. On the "Strip" in Keystone.
Imagine visiting an Ice Age museum filled with huge fossils as they were uncovered! Imagine walking the edges of a 26,000 year old sinkhole where mammoths, bears, lions and wolves once walked. See exhibits such as a full-sized Columbian mammoth replica, a walk-in bone shelter and skeletons of now extinct carnivores - the giant short-faced bear and the American lion. A kid's activity area offers young scientists hands-on learning while one floor below the laboratory windows provide a "behind the scenes" glimpse of the scientific work conducted on-site. The Mammoth Site is open year around with guided tours. Self-guided tours are available in Dutch, English, French, German, Russian, Italian and Japanese. Call us for group rates.
Located 1/2 miles east on Hwy 40 near the old "Holy Terror" Mine. The Rock Shed offers a variety of materials, from Black Hills Rose Quartz and minerals to quartz crystals, amethyst, fossils, petrified wood, bookends and decorative yard and garden rock.
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.
Xanterra Parks & Resorts is pleased to operate the gift store at Mount Rushmore National Memorial featuring Fred Harvey Trading Company products. Fred Harvey Trading Company is owned and operated by Xanterra and offers the finest merchandise at the best value to guests all over the world.
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!