In hotels and halls haunted by Wild Bill, Seth, Calamity and countless others, you can try your hand at Black Jack, Poker, Texas Hold ‘em, and slots. Enjoy 24/7 gaming and $1,000 bet limits.
Entertainment of one form or another has been a constant of Deadwood since 1876. Whether its a game of cards, a parade, headline musicians and festivals, New Years, Mardi Gras or an 18x PRCA Pro Rodeo of the Year, Deadwood knows how to have fun. It's where the action was and still always is, what got Deadwood named one of Thrillist's best party towns in America.
Catch a glimpse of gunslingers and history in action, a family-friendly look at what Deadwood used to be.
Discover treasures at places like the Adams Museum and Days of ’76 Museum in this town designated as a National Historic Landmark.
An eerie attraction, Mount Moriah Cemetery overlooks Deadwood Gulch. Tour this late Victorian-style cemetery where western legends, outlaws, madams, and other notable citizens are laid to rest.
Deadwood is surrounded by the Black Hills National Forest and the Mickelson Trail running through town connects it to some of the area's outstanding year-round outdoor recreational activities. Snowmobilers can hop on their sleds at their hotel and take off into the Black Hills snowmobile trail system. During the summer, visitors enjoy the hike to Mount Roosevelt Friendship Tower, the Homestake Trail, or the waterfalls and trails in nearby Spearfish Canyon.
A city rich in frontier history and Wild West infamy.
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America's Shrine of Democracy, Mount Rushmore National Memorial features the 60-foot faces of four great American presidents who represent the birth, growth, development and preservation of this country. Beginning summer 2019 and lasting approximately 18 months, enhancements are being made to the park grounds. Mount Rushmore remains open during this time.
The third-longest cave in the world features a variety of cave tours below the surface and a 1,279-acre park with nature trails above ground.
Few truly wild places remain in this country. Custer State Park is one of them. Nearly 1,300 bison wander the park’s 71,000 acres, which they share with pronghorn antelope, elk, mountain goats and a band of burros.
Walk in the footsteps of historic Old West legends like Wild Bill Hickok, Calamity Jane and Seth Bullock. This 1870s gold rush town became a National Historic Landmark in 1961. Today, it teems with Black Hills entertainment and things to do including concerts, casinos, museums, historic sites, spas and parades.
History and adventure abound along and on the waters of the Mighty Mo’. Free-flowing sections and four reservoirs – Lake Oahe, Lake Sharpe, Lake Francis Case and Lewis & Clark Lake – are prime for fishing, boating and water recreation.
This striking South Dakota landscape boasts a maze of buttes, canyons, pinnacles and spires. Skeletons of three-toed horses and saber-toothed cats are among the many fossilized species found here. Wildlife abounds in the park’s 244,000 acres and can often be seen while hiking, camping and traveling the Badlands Loop Scenic Byway.
The first cave to be designated a national park, Wind Cave National Park features the world's largest concentration of rare boxwork formations along with 33,851 acres of forest and prairie on the surface creating a sanctuary for wildlife.
Korczak Ziolkowski began work on Crazy Horse Memorial in 1948. Once complete, this tribute to the Lakota leader will be the largest mountain carving in South Dakota, and the world. The on-site Indian Museum of North America and the Native American Educational & Cultural Center also provide educational and cultural programming.