DestinationThings to Do in South Dakota

The K Bar S Lodge is located just a few minutes from Keystone, South Dakota, nestled in the beautiful and serene Black Hills. Our lodge offers guests a truly special stay that includes fine food and outdoor experiences for the entire family.

mount rushmore

Mount Rushmore

A massive memorial sculpture carved into Mount Rushmore in the Black Hills region of South Dakota, Mount Rushmore was completed in 1941 under the direction of Gutzon Borglum and his son Lincoln. The sculpture measures roughly 60-feet high depicting the granite faces U.S. presidents George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt, and Abraham Lincoln.

body of water at custer state park surrounded by rocks and trees

Custer State Park

Custer State Park is a wildlife reserve in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It's the largest and first state park, named after Lieutenant Colonel George Armstrong Custer.

rocky vallies in badlands national park

Badlands National Park

Known for its dramatic landscapes of layered rock formations, steep canyons, and towering spires Badlands National Park is home to Bison, bighorn sheep, and prairie dogs that inhabit its sprawling grasslands.

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Crazy Horse Memorial

Built in the Black Hills region of South Dakota in honor of Native American Crazy Horse, this mountain monument was started on June 3, 1948 and has been in progress since. Once completed it will become the world's second tallest statue.

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Needles Highway

Completed in 1922, Needles Highway is located in Custer State Park, 30 miles south of Rapid City. It travels through the Black Hills region and features harp turns, narrow tunnels, granite spires, and world-class views.