Breezy Point

Recreational Paradise: The Black Hills National Forest Photo Essay

Breezy Point

Trails, lakes, campgrounds and authentic gold-rush ghost towns are all part of this legendary area

Encompassing more than 1 million acres, the Black Hills National Forest is a recreational paradise that includes famous national and state parks in southwestern South Dakota. Hike Black Elk Peak to see a historic fire tower and amazing views of Custer State Park from the highest elevation between the Rocky Mountains in the western United States and the Pyrenees Mountains in France. Take an incredible scenic drive through Vanocker or Spearfish Canyons, or simply show up and explore. You’ll find there’s something amazing at every turn in this “Island in the Plains.” 

Black Hills National Forest
Black Hills National Forest
Cascade Falls
Cascade Falls near Hot Springs
Camping in the Black Hills
Camping in the Black Hills
Vanocker Canyon
Vanocker Canyon, Black Hills
Black Hills Hiking
Hiking in the Black Hills
Snowmobiling in the Black Hills
Snowmobiling in the Black Hills
Flume Trail
Flume Trail, Black Hills National Forest
Hiking in the Black Hills
Hiking in the Black Hills
Deerfield Lake
Deerfield Lake, Black Hills National Forest
THE BLACK HILLS TOOK MORE THAN 75 MILLION YEARS TO BECOME THE GREAT PLACE IT IS. WHEN YOU'RE READY, GREAT PLACES ARE WAITING.
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