Black Hills National Forest, Custer

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Explore the pristine nature of one of North America's most scenic wilderness areas at Black Hills National Forest. Covering over 5,000 sq km (1,931 sq mi), the forest offers breathtaking views, miles of waterways and hiking trails, abundant wildlife, diverse landscapes, and everything else you need for a great time outdoors. The area also features several historical sights, numerous camping grounds and picnic areas, as well as fishing reservoirs. If you don’t have the time for a longer stay, you can enjoy the scenery just as much by driving the forest's scenic byways. Entering the forest area is free of charge, but there are fees for using certain facilities. Put Black Hills National Forest and other Custer attractions into our Custer online travel planner , and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • There are so many interesting towns within the Black Hills area. We started in Rapid City, then Hill City, next Custer, then Deadwood. Don't miss Hot Springs either, as The Mammoth Site is a gem. The ...  more »
  • What a beautiful place. The entire Black Hills is spectacular! There are so many places to see and things to do. Its great!  more »
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  • One very beautiful and awesome place for all to visit. The monuments, "Mt. Rushmore" and the " Crazy Horse Memorial" are well worth the trip to this area. The scenic mountain settings and areas are unforgettable and you'll want to go back again and again. You will not be disappointed with any part of this area. The "Crazy Horse Memorial" is still a work in progress, however, its a very worthwhile work in progress. It is a very fantastic site to photograph, view, or just enjoy. I've been to this area twice and plan to go again.
  • It is the Black Hills National Forest, how can you go wrong with that? You could spend weeks here checking out the forest and the land. Hiking and biking trails all around, with some of the most beautiful natural sights anywhere. Bring your camera and extra memory because you will need it.

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