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Peaks to Plains Passport

These days, everyone could use a bit of fresh air. Let the South Dakota Peaks to Plains Passport introduce you to a world full of outdoor wonder and sights that will stick with you long after you head back home.

This free, mobile-exclusive digital passport will introduce you to rich history, stunning views, pristine waters, and perfect campsites you can only find in South Dakota.

Plus, earn discounts and prizes along the way when you check in at each discovery. No app required! All you need is your phone and a desire to get out and experience a world of serenity and fun. Let your Peaks to Plains exploration begin.


No matter where you start, this passport will introduce you to the sights and sites that'll stay with you forever. Tighten your hiking boots. Pack the tent. Fire up the watercraft or let your fishing line fly. Let the exploration begin!

Each stop is worth 10 points. Earn points, win prizes!

  • 100 Points: Local Artist Sticker Packs
  • 200 Points: Custom South Dakota Posters
  • 300 Points: South Dakota Field Notes, Big Frig Rambler, or South Dakota Carhartt Cap
  • 400 Points: South Dakota T-Shirts
  • 500 Points: ENO Hammock, South Dakota Osprey Backpack

Prizes available while supplies last. Current SD Passport Experiences expire on April 1, 2024.

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How it works


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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 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:


How do people get their prizes?


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


Are visitors limited to participating in only one passport?


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


How do I add my passport to my mobile device's home screen?


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