hiking trails

Hiking Bear Butte, Spring 2018

Hiking Bear Butte, Spring 2018

Recently, we had the opportunity to hike Bear Butte. At 1251 feet, Bear Butte is the third most prominent summit in Western South Dakota. On clear days, you can see up to four states away from the peak! You can also see some of the other Black Hills landmarks, like Terry Peak, Crow Peak and Custer Peak.

Being a Responsible Hiker

We were prepared to release our blog about hiking Buzzard’s Roost when word came out about the recent vandalism in Custer State Park. Although all details are not known at this time, it appears that two women sawed Poet’s Table in half, carrying it (along with all the chairs and cabinet) out of the park.

Springtime in Custer State Park

Springtime in Custer State Park

Spring has finally sprung in the beautiful Black Hills and we can’t wait to get outside for activity and recreation! Custer State Park is always a great place to spend time during the spring but after the recent Legion Lake fire, many wonder how that will impact our community’s ability to enjoy CSP.

Starting Something New: Places to go in the Black Hills

Starting Something New: Places to go in the Black Hills

For the next few months we’re going to talk about some of the hidden gems of the Black Hills and how to best enjoy them.  This month we’re talking about Rochford and Mystic!  They’re little villas in the heart of the Hills but they’re packed with beautiful scenery and great history. It’s also a great place to get outdoors for some exercise, even in the winter months.

Fall in the Black Hills

Fall in the Black Hills

Fall is an excellent time to make the most of Mother Nature while getting great cardiovascular exercise. We suggest a weekly hour-long hike. You’ll be able to get the exercise that you need while also taking in some of the splendor of the Black Hills.