Travel Blogs from Custer, United States

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Canoe on Sylvan Lake, Custer, United States travel blog

Canoe on Sylvan Lake

A travel blog entry by socks

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Today we rented a canoe at Sylvan Lake. It was a beautiful day with little wind. Since it's a small lake, it’s a great lake for someone to learn to canoe, kayak or operate a paddle ...

Day Five, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Day Five

A travel blog entry by hthcnpsummer

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... Visitor Center to get the boys' Junior Ranger badges we left to drive our last stretch of I90 West leaving Badlands and heading to Custer State Park. Since we're still not really adjusted to the time change we keep waking up early and so we got another ...

Hiking Little Devil’s Tower, Custer, United States travel blog

Hiking Little Devil’s Tower

A travel blog entry by socks

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Little Devil's Tower is the second most popular trail in Custer State Park. It offers a panoramic view of the Cathedral Spires, Harney Peak and the Black Hills. Trail is 5.0 miles round trip from Sylvan Lake. Difficulty is strenuous due to rock climbing ...

Day 7 - Custer WY to Rapid City, SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 7 - Custer WY to Rapid City, SD

A travel blog entry by pringlefarm

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Well, the electrical storm even scared Bob last night !! All I could think about was the fact that the manual of the motor home said that when parking at night make sure you are not near a waterway that could flash flood ! Not to mention with the jacks ...

Spearfish Canyon, Custer, United States travel blog

Spearfish Canyon

A travel blog entry by socks

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The breathtaking limestone palisades of this creek carved gorge are more ancient than the Grand Canyon, albeit much closer together. Built on top of an ancient rail bed, the 20 mile road offers great views of 3 falls, ponderosa pines, creeks and ravines. ...

Cowboys, Präsidenten & Harleys, Custer, USA travel blog

Cowboys, Präsidenten & Harleys

A travel blog entry by chantalcyril

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... wissen, dass wir dies wohl nie vollendet sehen. Abends gab es dann ein gemütliches BBQ inkl. Marshmallows bei unserem Cabin in Custer. Wir konnten in der selben Hütte übernachten wie Benj, Sabrina, Niggi & Florin. 2 Nächte teilten ...

Hiking Harney Peak, Custer, United States travel blog

Hiking Harney Peak

A travel blog entry by socks

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... tower was used for many years to spot fires in the Black Hills National Forest. The Harney Peak Trail is the most popular trail in Custer State Park. It offers a panoramic view of the Black Hills. Trail is 3.5 miles one way and difficulty is ...

Where's the Beef?  Oops, I Mean Buffalo!, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Where's the Beef? Oops, I Mean Buffalo!

A travel blog entry by joschrode

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Today is wildlife adventure day. Custer State Park is the place to go to see buffalo and other native species.  To get there, we took the scenic drive on a winding narrow road that sometimes corkscrews back on itself like some demented amusement ...

Badlands, Bison and Mt Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

Badlands, Bison and Mt Rushmore

A travel blog entry by bobkat68

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... of the mountain. On this trail we could see the presidents from different angles and were able to get some great pictures. Arrived Custer 8:30 and after checking in at motel had cheese burgers at Dairy Queen. Back to motel and got our bags into room by ...

Big Pine Campground, Custer, United States travel blog

Big Pine Campground

A travel blog entry by socks

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... . While in Custer, SD we plan to visit Jewel Cave National Monument, Wind Cave National Park, Mt Rushmore National Monument, Devils Tower National Monument and Crazy Horse Memorial; hike several trails in Custer State Park; and bike the Mickelson ...

Bob & I travel to Custer, SD for Work and Play, Custer, United States travel blog

Bob & I travel to Custer, SD for Work and Play

A travel blog entry by chapy

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Bob had to fix a water unit that he had previously installed in Custer, SD.  He and I played Custer's Golf course - Rocky Knolls.  It was a 9 hole course with some interesting holes.  See the pictures I have attached. We ate lunch at The ...

Custer, South Dakota, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer, South Dakota

A travel blog entry by henryferris

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... in a small town called Custer. Custer was a few minutes outside of Rapid City, where Mt. Rushmore is. By the time we arrived at Custer it was already dark and we hadn't had dinner yet. Most of the restaurant were closed but we eventually found one that we ...

The Best Yet....The Black Hills of South Dakota, Custer, United States travel blog

The Best Yet....The Black Hills of South Dakota

A travel blog entry by jandjontheroad

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... places we have ever seen.  We came to explore the area for a couple of days and ended up staying ten. Just loved Custer State Park!  It seems there are few truly wild places in this country but Custer State Park is one of them.  Nearly ...

Custer State Park - Stuck w/ bison crossing road, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park - Stuck w/ bison crossing road

A travel blog entry by thewalshes

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In the late afternoon we still had some time so we decided to do the wildlife loop in Custer State Park.  The deer and other closely related animals were like cockroaches in New York City!  Seriously, they were coming out of the forest all ...

Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by nahury1

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Had to take an alternate path due to road closures. It worked out for the better - got to see some better scenery (I Think). On this path through another state park, lots of lakes and ...

Jour 6 - Wind Cave et Custer Nationals Parks, Custer, United States travel blog

Jour 6 - Wind Cave et Custer Nationals Parks

A travel blog entry by clermontdemers

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... , ā la chandelle ā l'âge de 16. Beau divertissement pour un Ado!  Seconde activité du jour, traverser le parc de Custer par la route panoramique Iron mountain road. Nous y avons vu des Pronghorn antelope, des chiens de prairie, des bisons, des ...

Wild West, Custer, United States travel blog

Wild West

A travel blog entry by fisch

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Jetzt sind wir schon mittendrin im Wild West, in south dakota, richtig gut! Wenn ich bloss ein wenig mehr von der geschichte hier wuesste, aber die visitor center hier bieten richtig viel, so dass man wenigstens ein bisschen hintergruende kennenlernt. ...

Custer SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer SD

A travel blog entry by schwagma

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Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by addicted2travel

Custer State ...

Devils Tower,WY To Custer State Park, SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Devils Tower,WY To Custer State Park, SD

A travel blog entry by jeffanddeb

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... .... We had talked to some folks in the KOA at Red Lodge who were from the Black Hills area. They suggested camping in the Custer State Park, up at Sylvan Lake. So we headed for the lake. But not before witnessing one thing that the Black Hills ...

Mt. Rushmore Day and More, Custer, United States travel blog

Mt. Rushmore Day and More

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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... 's Trail and you could walk right up under them. From there we took the Iron Mountain Road (very curvy) and crossed through Custer State Park before heading to Custer for a couple of nights. Tomorrow will be Wind Cave National Park, Crazy Horse statue ...

Day Six - Jeep/Buffalo, Custer, United States travel blog

Day Six - Jeep/Buffalo

A travel blog entry by wackymom24

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There is a wildlife loop in the Custer State Park on which a huge herd of buffalo were hanging out.  You can travel in your car which we did some but we also wanted to go where the general public didn't know about/were allowed to go.  We bought ...

South Dakota Beautiful Days. Nights, Not So Much., Custer State Park, South Dakota, United States travel blog

South Dakota Beautiful Days. Nights, Not So Much.

A travel blog entry by windinthetrees

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... the rolling fields of bright, verdant green. The hills truly look black, especially from a distance. I went to the Custer State Park Visitors Center, armed with relief and confidence borne from facing and overcoming the challenges of the ...

Busy Day in the Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

Busy Day in the Black Hills

A travel blog entry by leselaine2013

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Another beautiful day in The Black Hills of South Dakota. Today we took a scenic ride through Custer State Park in hopes of seeing the Buffalo.  Very disappointed in the lack of wild animals.  We did see a White Tailed Deer (no big deal, see ...

August 04, 2013   Jewel Cave, Custer, United States travel blog

August 04, 2013 Jewel Cave

A travel blog entry by kj6bjl

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August 04, 2013   (Sunday)  Beautiful morning, no storms lastnight, slept like a baby. Headed out for Jewel Cave N.P., got on the 12:00 tour. Last 1.5 hours, another great tour of a great cave. Tought act to follow but we went to see Crazy ...

Wind Cave Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Wind Cave Park

A travel blog entry by tradition

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Moved out of Stockade Lake Campground and Custer Park to Wheels West Campground in The town of Custer. Tenters moved to Elk Mountain Campground in Wind Cave National Park. We joined them for a hike ..3 miles down a road and back. Not much to see... ...

Devils Tower, Custer, United States travel blog

Devils Tower

A travel blog entry by tradition

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... so we didn't hike, but kids had a short hike around the tower. Picnic lunch at the cars, said our goodbyes and back to Custer. Sara and family heading to Des Moines tonight, home tomorrow. On the way back to camp we found a new campground to move to ...

Day 6 - Custer SD, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 6 - Custer SD

A travel blog entry by aserp

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This is one big state. But gorgeous scenery. We saw prairies and then some of the badlands and then the black hills. We had lunch at the Missouri River today.We even saw a sign that said you now entering Mountain Standard time. Tomorrow Mt. ...

Day 7 - Custer SD - Mt. Rushmore, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 7 - Custer SD - Mt. Rushmore

A travel blog entry by aserp

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What a day. We saw Mt. Rushmore, which was just very cool. Went rock climbing, Saw a herd of bison up close and went down in a cave @ Wind Cave National ...

The founding fathers - og en masse bison, Custer, United States travel blog

The founding fathers - og en masse bison

A travel blog entry by skjonnemand

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... .  Vi vågner stadig tidligt, så vi får rigtig noget ud af dagene. Denne dag kom vi tidligt afsted på Wildlife Loop i Custer State Park, og missionen var at se bison-okser. Og der er kun en ting at sige til det - "Mission accomplised".  Vi ...

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