Enjoy the fabled Black Hills, an uplifted island of pine-clad mountains rising from the Great Plains, with their impressive pinnacles, mysterious geologic formations, and dense forests.
Check out the Badlands that have been met with a mix of dread and fascination, beginning with nomadic tribes more than 10,000 years ago.
Read about the death of Wild Bill Hickok in Deadwood, Calamity Jane’s eccentric behavior, check out South Dakota’s 54 State Parks, three National Parks, numerous ghost towns, and its many historic sites.
We’re sure you will enjoy the great faces and great places of South Dakota.
Welcome to Black Hills Legends!
Kathy R. Weiser-Alexander
The South Dakota flag features the state seal surrounded by a golden blazing sun in a field of sky blue. Letters reading “South Dakota, The Mount Rushmore State”, the official state nickname, are arranged in a circle around the sun.