Big Thunder Gold Mine in Keystone, South Dakota, USA is an original mine that was discovered in 1882 (then named the Gold Hill Lode). Visitors can tour the authentic gold mine with guides which take you on an adventure including Black Hills gold mining history, geology, museum displays and the opportunity to take home your own gold ore sample. Your whole family will love it!
Download Now! It's Free. Black Hills and Badlands Travel App. This app includes guides detailing all six national parks and monuments, state parks and recreation areas, hiking & biking trails and world famous road trips; along with descriptions and contact information for over 450 businesses in the Black Hills. Find lodging, camping, dining, gaming, rock climbing, horse riding, shopping, fishing, and more!
I-75 Side Trips through Kentucky and Tennessee for family travel
Old MacDonald's Farm and Family Fun Park is located in the beautiful Black Hills of South Dakota on the road to Mount Rushmore. Pony rides, kids train, lambs, calves, pig races, ducks, geese - over 100 of your favorite farm animals, plus a picnic area, playground, and gift shop. Been here, so much fun!
Perhaps you thought of stopping in Rapid City, South Dakota for a night on your family road trip, allowing a quick visit to Mount Rushmore, as did we. But after we decided to hang around for 4 nights, we discovered there was so much more to do around Rapid City. Here’s our favourite 13 things to do (in addition to Mount Rushmore).
The black hills, mount rushmore, wall drug, the corn palace, etc. Yay!!! Had a wonderful trip here, started on 9-6-2013. So much fun & such an absolutely beautiful part of the country. Must see!!! ~Cindy McMullen~