Where the buffalo roam and so do a variety of animals including deer, antelope, begging burros, elk, big horn sheep, and prairie dogs.
Climb and keep climbing the Needles around Sylvan Lake.
Hit the trails! Explore 71,000 acres of park land where outdoor vacation adventures and nearby hotels.
Whether your fly-fishing or casting a line from boat or dock, the lakes of Custer State Park are trout-fishing heaven.
Make camp with your horses in the pines, pitch your tent beside a pristine mountain lake, or hook up your RV where the buffalo do truly roam or with your horses, the park's ten memorable campgrounds are sure to accommodate.
At 7,242 feet, Black Elk Peak (formerly Harney Peak) is the highest point in the U.S. east of the Rocky Mountains. It’s topped by a stone fire tower and offers a magnificent view of the Black Hills making it a popular hike. Access is available via trailheads within the park and the Black Elk Wilderness Area.
Sylvan, Legion, Stockade, and Center Lakes provide ways to cool off or catch dinner. Experience summertime fun while swimming, kayaking, paddle-boarding, canoeing, hydro-biking and fly fishing.
71,000 acres of unmatched beauty and free-roaming wildlife.
13329 US Highway 16A