Other Area Attractions
to the outstanding hunting we offer, there are many other things
to see or do before or after your hunt. Devil’s Tower,
America’s first national monument is 9 miles south of
our Wyoming camp. Deadwood is 10 miles south of our South Dakota
camp and Mount
Rushmore is a little over an hours drive southeast of camp.
Other attractions that are close include the Badlands,
State Park, Wind
Cave Park, the Needles, as well as numerous other sites
all through the hills.
is reported to be one of oldest communities in all of the Black
Hills. It shows dates carved on beams of old buildings and root
cellars that go back to the 1830s. The town was named by French
fur traders who settled there to tap the supply of beaver skins
from the hills. Several stone buildings still remain along the
main street of the old French community, which is southeast
of Belle Fourche.
Tower rises 1,267 feet above the nearby Belle Fourche River.
What makes the mountain so striking is its sharp, near-vertical
cliffs with regular, furrows and flattened top.
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of the area.
Links to Other Area Attractions:
Thunder Gold Mine
Mammoth site Hot Springs
Hills National Forest
Dakota Photo Gallery
Dakota Web Cams
State Capital: Pierre (Peer), population 13,876
State Nickname: The Mount
State Bird: Chinese Ring-Necked Pheasant
State Flower: Pasque
State Animal: Coyote
State Fish: Walleye
State Insect: Honey Bee
State Tree: Black Hills Spruce
State Song: Hail, South Dakota
State Motto: Under God the People Rule
In general, here's what you can expect from South Dakota's four
(mid-June - mid-September)
Warm (sometimes hot) days and cool nights are the norm from
mid-June through mid-September.
Fall (mid-September - November)
Comfortable warm weather through September and crisp cool weather
into November make fall an excellent time to explore South Dakota.
Winter (December - early March)
While temperatures can be cold, cold spells usually alternate
with milder weather. Snowfall is prevalent-providing excellent
conditions for winter sports.
Spring (late March - mid-June)
Mostly sunny days, but this can be the rainy season. Spring
snow showers are a possibility through early May. Temperatures
can range from the 40s (4C) to the 80s (27C).
free maps of South Dakota
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