If you enjoy the outdoors and being active, the Black Hills of South Dakota offer an excellent quality of life. 1. Beautiful scenic drives like Iron Mountain Road from 2. Custer State Park through narrow carved stone tunnels, wide enough for one car. Emerge from the tunnel to an amazing view of 3. Mount Rushmore National Monument in the distance. Stop and visit this all inspiring incredible site, one of the most recognized symbols of our country, throughout the world.
There are hundreds of miles of hiking trails throughout the Black Hills, none more gratifying than the hike to 3. 4. Harney Peak, the highest point in America, east of the Rockies. You can begin from numerous trail heads, but no matter where you start, the finish is exhilarating. An elevation of 7200+ feet from which, on a clear day, you can lookout over three states.
Visitors flock to our local lakes (reservoirs) year round, boating in the summer and ice fishing in the winter. 5. Pactola Lake is the largest Reservoir in the Black Hills. Conveniently located minutes from downtown Rapid City, makes it one of the most popular. There is a marina, swimming beach, campgrounds, picnic areas and scenic overlook areas.
Rapid City South Dakota A Small Town With A Big Heart
6. Rapid City South Dakota has hundreds of reason within it alone to move to the Black Hills of South Dakota. It is the regional hub for this part of the west, filled with shopping, recreation, dinning and entertainment.
Can you believe we did not even mention a few of the other attractions that people from all over the world come to see like:
- Crazy Horse Monument
- Bandlands National Park
- Devils Tower National Park
- Needles Highway
It is like I said, we could go on for days listing all the wonderful qualities and amenities that the Black Hills of South Dakota has to offer. If you’re considering a move, contact us, we will be happy to show you around.