Local attractions for a great family vacation!
We have many local attractions for you and your family to enjoy during your stay at Black Hills Trailside Park Resort. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is just a 20 minute drive from us. It is visited by millions of people each year. You will be mesmerized by the size and beauty of this national treasure and value this opportunity to learn more about our country’s history. And if you love seeing Mount Rushmore, you may be interested in seeing the world’s largest mountain carving, which is the Crazy Horse Memorial located just 13 minutes drive from Black Hills Trailside Park Resort.
The 1880 Train is another attraction very close to Black Hills Trailside Park Resort. Why drive when you can see the Black Hills of South Dakota by rail! You will be amazed by the breathtaking scenes you will witness on this vintage steam train. The unforgettable ride lasts two hours and fifteen minutes round trip.
During your stay with us you will experience the beauty of the George S. Mickelson Trail, which spans 109 miles from Edgemont to Deadwood, South Dakota. The Mickelson Trail has gentle slopes which allow people of all ages and abilities to enjoy it’s beauty all year long. If you enjoy exercise you will want to join in the Deadwood Mickelson Trail Marathon that is being held June 1, 2014.
If you are looking for family attractions there are plenty of entertaining and educational locations and activities for all ages in the Black Hills area. There is Wind Cave National Park, Mammoth Site, Reptile Gardens, and Evan’s Plunge. Wind Cave National Park holds one of the world’s longest caves beneath the southern Black Hills in Hot Springs, South Dakota.. Mammoth Site is the world’s largest mammoth research facility located in Hot Springs, South Dakota. The Reptile Gardens are full of fun attractions and many animal exhibits where you can see amphibians, reptiles, birds, and mammals. Evans Plunge is an indoor pool and mineral spa in Hot Springs, South Dakota.