Travel Blogs from Custer, United States

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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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... , à la chandelle à 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 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 ...

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 ...

Animals from South Dakota, Black Hills, Custer State Park, SD, United States travel blog

Animals from South Dakota

A travel blog entry by sue-bob

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Buffalo and Burros, Custer, United States travel blog

Buffalo and Burros

A travel blog entry by sskatie

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So we finally make the first of our "great outdoors" stops of the trip in Custer State Park.  It's a small but beautiful reserve, famous for having the largest herd of bison (buffalo) in the US - about 1,200 in all, ...

Where the Deer and the Antelope Play....., Custer, United States travel blog

Where the Deer and the Antelope Play.....

A travel blog entry by jean.hamberg

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... driving at dusk.  (We've been staying at two parks in the area, the Wind Cave National Park, and just above it the Custer State Park, and both of these are teeming with wildlife.)  So, getting back to last evening:  We saw about 20-30 ...

Day 5 - Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Day 5 - Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by tammytwister

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... around the park and outside all included in your brochure. Plenty of trails to walk as well. We traveled next to the town of Custer. Not much there but a place to stop. From there you can take Highway 16 up to Crazy Horse and Mount Rushmore. We drove by ...

The National Museum of Woodcarving, Custer, United States travel blog

The National Museum of Woodcarving

A travel blog entry by william.ruch

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Cool wood ...

Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse, Custer, United States travel blog

Mt. Rushmore and Crazy Horse

A travel blog entry by carol_fred

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... lunch and discovered again that high altitudes make some packaging blow up (see pictures). then drove the circular wildlife loop in Custer State Park. The animals roam free and it looked to us like the American version of the Serengeti Plains in Africa. ...

Jul 22, 2010, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Jul 22, 2010

A travel blog entry by roadtrippers

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The Buffalo Come Over the Ridge, Custer, United States travel blog

The Buffalo Come Over the Ridge

A travel blog entry by occidenoir

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The first sign of the buffalo being rounded up came at about 8:30 a.m., after most people (including me) had been waiting for two hours or more in the crisp autumn morning. The noise - or rather, the vibrations coming up from the ground - came before ...

Where The Buffalo Roam, Custer, United States travel blog

Where The Buffalo Roam

A travel blog entry by jjlessard

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... ;Amazingly, the Rushmore sculpture could fit under the chief's chin!  Lunch at the Coolidge summer White House, the Lodge, in Custer State Park where our bus was halted by several hundred bison grazing on both sides of the road and blocking traffic. ...

Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

Black Hills

A travel blog entry by lee.toma

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Ah, the Black Hills! After so many miles on the road, it all seems worthwhile to see so much in the Black Hills. In fact, I regretted that I had less than two days to spend there. Wind Cave was one highlight, as were Crazy Horse and Mount ...

All In One Day!  Yeah BabY!!, Custer, United States travel blog

All In One Day! Yeah BabY!!

A travel blog entry by chris.riley

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... ;  Next, we traveled to the Black Hills and spent the entire day there.  We did Needles Highway, Wilderness Loop and Custer State Park.  We spent time at Mt. Rushmore and walked the loop around the monument.  AWESOME AMERICA!! ...

Custer State Park, Custer State Park, United States travel blog

Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by thedanes

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On Sunday, we left Wind Cave NP and drove towards Custer State Park, our destination for the next week. On the way, we passed through Bedrock City - who knew it was in South Dakota? We had breakfast out, filled with diesel ($2.49/gal, the lowest yet), and ...

More Photos - Black Hills, South Dakota, Custer, United States travel blog

More Photos - Black Hills, South Dakota

A travel blog entry by gvw

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Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Crazy Horse Memorial and Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by tbasler

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... heroes too. Crazy Horse was chosen for the memorial because he was born in the Black Hills and is partially credited with Custer's defeat at the Battle of Little Big Horn. Thousands of Indian artifacts and artist models of CrazyHorse are displayed in the ...

Day Seven - Custer State Park, Custer, United States travel blog

Day Seven - Custer State Park

A travel blog entry by jenniferkovach

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... to the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, so there were a ton of bikers. We had lunch at the Sylvan Lake Lodge on the patio.  Driving through Custer, we saw bison all over the place - they are a sight to see.  That afternoon we did the Jeep Safari Tour. ...

Dinner Time and internet, Custer, United States travel blog

Dinner Time and internet

A travel blog entry by teachmoses

1/2 Rack of ribs and fries, he had the ribs and baked potato. Russian waitress. Will post todays pictures on next update! Oh, on the way here, I shot (with camera) Crazy Horse Monument from roadside! Next destination - TRINITY Monument - first atomic ...

Wind Cave NP & Crazy Horse Memorial, Custer, United States travel blog

Wind Cave NP & Crazy Horse Memorial

A travel blog entry by buzzlog

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Today we headed to Wind Cave National Park, about 10 miles from Custer, SD.  We got there just as they were doing a tour that was called Natural Entrance Tour.  It went 210 ft. below the ground.  It is the 4 longest cave in the world.  ...

The Black Hills, Custer, United States travel blog

The Black Hills

A travel blog entry by clendenens

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... We had prepared by bringing some crackers (the park rangers actually encourage feeding them), so we stopped and hung out for a while. Custer also had a great fireworks show.  Iris was scared at first, but when a nearby dog started barking at them, ...

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