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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 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!

  • 10 Points: Local Artist Stickers, Children’s Activity Book, or Black Hills Mini Backpack Keychain
  • 50 Points: Custom South Dakota Poster or Stuffed Buffalo Toy
  • 150 Points: South Dakota Field Notes and South Dakota Carhartt Cap
  • 200 Points: South Dakota T-Shirt or Big Frig Rambler
  • 350 Points: ENO Hammock or South Dakota Osprey Backpack

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

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How it works

Select "Add To Cart" to sign up for the passport.
Click the "Learn More" button to see a map and list of included stops.


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


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?


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