With temps nearing 100 degrees, its safe to say that summer has snuck up on us yet again. When it gets this hot, there are few things that sound more natural than being immersed in water. Fortunately for all of us in the Black Hills, there are many options to cool ones toes.
Custer State Park: the real reason to visit the Black Hills?
There is no doubt why 2-3 million people visit the Black Hills every year: Mount Rushmore. But a majority of those visitors quickly discover that the Black Hills is far more than a one-stop tourist trap in the middle of the plains. It is truly a destination full of more natural beauty and fun activities than one vacation can hold. One of the gems that rightfully garnishes so much time and attention is Custer State Park, South Dakota's first and largest state park. Here are a few reasons why it may be the reason to come to the Black Hills.