Black Hills National Forest, South Dakota Recreation Area Info & Images

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Activities

BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING

Campground Reservations

South Dakota Campgrounds | IRON CREEK HORSE CAMP | SUMMIT RIDGE LOOKOUT CABIN

Hiking Trails

South Dakota Hiking Trails | South Boxelder Trailhead | Dougherty Trailhead | Blacktail Trailhead | Iron Creek West Trailhead (Trail #15) | Horsethief Lake Trailhead (Trail #14) | Antelope Springs Trailhead | Dalton Lake Trailhead | Willow Creek Trailhead | Palmer Creek Trailhead (Lost Cabin #2) | Red Lake Trailhead | Coon Hollow Trailhead | Grizzly Bear Creek Trailhead (Trail #7) | Piedmont Trailhead | Hawkwright Trailhead | Samelius Trailhead | Schroeder Trailhead | Ogden Creek Trailhead | Silver City Trailhead | Shanks Trailhead | Little Spearfish Trailhead (Trail #80) | Riley Hill Trailhead | Veterans Point Picnic Area | Ditch Creek Trailhead | Dakota Point Trailhead | Calumet Trailhead | Coal Ridge Trailhead | Iron Mountain Trailhead (Trail #16) | North Shore Trailhead | Kinney Canyon Trailhead | Pilot Knob Trailhead | Bluebird Trailhead | Boulder Hill Trailhead | Veterans Point Fishing Pier | Gold Run Trailhead | Richardson Trailhead | Spring Creek Trailhead | Custer Trail Trailhead | Iron Creek East Trailhead (Trail #15) | Brush Creek Trailhead | Big Pine Trailhead (Centennial #89) | Old Baldy Trailhead (Trail #66) |

Related Link(s)

More South Dakota Recreation Areas | Black Hills National Forest

Access for the Ages

With several national icons nestled among the pines of the Black Hills National Forest, this Island in the Plains serves as the backdrop for these symbols of America.  Specialized campgrounds, roaded recreation opportunities and a system of trails connecting communities, showcase this Forest that provides user friendly access to year round family activities.  Together the attractive features of the Black Hills National Forest, Custer State Park, and area National Parks, Memorials, and Monuments are the foundation for the local recreation economies.

Amid the splendid scenery of the Black Hills National Forest are 11 reservoirs, 30 campgrounds, 26 picnic areas, 2 scenic byways, 1,300 miles of streams, 13,000 acres of wilderness, 353 miles of trails, and much more.

Use the sidebar menu on the left or right: find an area/find an activity to learn about all the different ways you can enjoy the outdoors in the Black Hills National Forest.

Non-Motorized Trail Strategy