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South Dakota


Discover the hidden, the cultural, and the beautiful in South Dakota ... while winning prizes! Let these FREE, mobile-exclusive passports introduce you to some SoDak spots that'll have you talking long after the adventure is over.

No app required. Simply log in and check in at specified locations for fun, SoDak prizes. The more you explore, the better the prizes. Get your FREE mobile passports today. Let the exploration begin!

Prizes are available while supplies last. Current South Dakota Passport points expire annually on April 1.

Explore the different passports
South Dakota Great Finds Passport logo
Great Finds Passport

Somewhere off the beaten path, that’s where you’ll find the most memorable adventures. Explore hidden gem attractions – the small towns, the local favorites, the best-kept secrets – and earn prizes along the way. Make sure to share your pictures with #SDGreatFinds.

South Dakota State of Create Passport logo
State of Create Passport

Explore a state full of artistic wonders. From towering works to hidden gems, the magic of creation awaits your discovery. Hit the road and see why South Dakota is truly a #StateOfCreate.

South Dakota Peaks to Plains Passport logo
Peaks to Plains Passport

Follow in the footsteps of Native American legends, historic explorers, and in-the-know locals. Pristine waters, the perfect campsite, and views only found in South Dakota — they're all waiting for you along with great prizes. Share and tag your photos with #PeaksToPlains.

South Dakota Tribal Nations Oceti Sakowin Passport logo
Tribal Nations: Oceti Sakowin Passport

A culture lives with the people, not on a page. Use the Tribal Nations Passport to find the best in Native American experiences, history and art throughout South Dakota. Share your favorite finds & prizes by tagging posts with #TribalNations. Taŋyáŋ ománi po / Have a good journey!

South Dakota Head for the Hills Passport logo
Head for the Hills Passport

Explore this can't miss collection of family-friendly attractions in the Black Hills. Experience it all and earn prizes along the way. Make amazing memories and use #HeadForTheHills to share the fun.

South Dakota Family Fun Escapes Passport logo
Family Fun Escapes Passport

Enjoy the perfect guide to the best everyone-will-love-em spots in southeast South Dakota, from water parks to corn mazes, zoos, museums and more! Make family memories and earn fun prizes. Remember to share using #FamilyFunEscapes.



With each passport, visitors and locals can check in to designated locations to unlock a broad range of prizes based on the number of locations visited. The program delivery is seamless, with no app download needed. Instead, the pass is easily accessed through TravelSouthDakota.com. Participant location redemption is followed through GPS-based tracking, with point accumulation and redemption tracked through the South Dakota Passport. Prizes are then shipped directly to participants.

See the following questions and answers for more information about the South Dakota Passports:


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How do I add my passport to my desktop?


Who do I contact if I'm having trouble with my passport?


Is there a separate sign up for each passport, or are the passports interconnected?


Are visitors limited to participating in only one passport?


How do people get their prizes?


Do the points expire?


Know of a hidden gem you think should be a part of a South Dakota Passport?


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Illustrated image of three bison grazing in Custer State Park. The Needles rock formation is visible in the background.
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