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Black Hills National Forest overview

Black Hills National Forest is a friendly locale distinct for its parks and natural features, and known for its historical sites and monuments. You'll enjoy the ample café and dining options, along with outdoor areas for horseback riding and hiking. Visitors can plan a fun excursion to Sylvan Lake and Horse Thief Lake. Make some memories at 1880 Train and Wade's Gold Mill. Whatever you're into, Black Hills National Forest has something for you.

Where to stay in Black Hills National Forest

Whether you're planning to stay for a night or for the week, the area around Black Hills National Forest has accommodations to fit every need. Search for hotels in Black Hills National Forest with by checking our online map. Our maps display the areas and neighborhoods around all Black Hills National Forest hotels so you can see how close you are from landmarks and attractions, and then refine your search within the larger area. The best Black Hills National Forest hotel deals are here with our lowest price guarantee.

How to get to Black Hills National Forest

Fly in to Rapid City, SD (RAP-Rapid City Regional), 33.6 mi (54 km) from downtown Black Hills National Forest.

What to see around Black Hills National Forest

Outdoorsy fun is on hand like horseback riding and sightseeing, along with attractions such as:
  • • Sylvan Lake
  • • Horse Thief Lake
  • • Needles Eye
  • • Presidential Trail
  • • George S. Mickelson Trail
Known for its attractions including:
  • • Rushmore Tramway Adventures
  • • Putz n Glo - Black Light Mini Golf
  • • Homestake Gold Mine
Its parks, mountain views, and hiking trails offer a glimpse of the natural beauty and favorite spots include:
  • • Thunderhead Falls
  • • Presidents Park
  • • French Creek
  • • Black Hills Caverns
  • • Stockade Lake
Some recommended attractions include:
  • • 1880 Train
  • • Wade's Gold Mill
  • • Teddy Bear Town
  • • Museum @ Black Hills Institute
  • • Sonja's

When to visit Black Hills National Forest

If you're starting to plan your trip, you might be wondering when's the best time to visit. Here are the seasonal norms to help you decide when to go:

Seasonal temperature averages
  • January-March: 49°F day, 15°F night
  • April-June: 77°F day, 25°F night
  • July-September: 81°F day, 38°F night
  • October-December: 63°F day, 14°F night
Seasonal rainfall averages
  • January-March: 2.05 inches
  • April-June: 8.46 inches
  • July-September: 6.73 inches
  • October-December: 2.40 inches