The rugged beauty of the Badlands draws visitors from around the world. Ancient mammals such as the rhino, horse, and saber-toothed cat once roamed here. The park now protects animals such as bison, bighorn sheep, prairie dogs, and black-footed ferrets.
From the comfort of your own vehicle observe black bears, elk, mountain lions, buffalo, reindeer and many other type of wildlife in their natural habitat. After your drive take a walk around their area where you can view park offspring , and the grizzly bear.
Black Hills Caverns has been amazing visitors int he Black Hills since 1939. Here you will enjoy the natural beauty of the Caverns and be amazed by the variety of formations. Caverns are continuously explored and new passages continue to be found.
A relaxed park area featuring a lake with ducks and geese, picnic areas, a playground, and a gazebo. Come to enjoy one of the oldest parks in Rapid City, and offers areas to paddle boat, and to fish on the fishing bridge.
Nestled at the foot of the Black Hills, on the western edge of Rapid City, SD, the Chapel in the Hills is a quiet retreat open to all visitors. The chapel itself is an exact reproduction of the famous Borgund Stavkirke of Laerdal, Norway.
The Mammoth Site Boasts the largest concentration of mammoths in the world. They offer guided tours, summer educational programs, and an enhanced educational experience with a gaming app. You can tour the active dig site, and view Ice Age Fossils.
Reptile Gardens is an animal park , and is the largest reptile zoo in the world. The zoo offers the Sky Dome which is a indoor jungle, an alligator/crocodile show, and many exhibits that feature tons of animals.
You will find fun on all levels in the Black Hills of South Dakota at Rush Mountain Adventure Park! Explore the closest cave to Mount Rushmore, Rushmore Cave on a tour, cruise down the Mountain on the Rushmore Coaster. There is so much to do at Rush Mountain Adventure Park.