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The Startling Drama of the Black Hills Scenery

While much of the Black Hills are pretty, with rolling hills and lots of trees and bison herds! there are large swathes of it that you wouldn’t exactly call dramatic in the Rockies or Alps sense of mountain-y drama. 71 more words


Buffalo Herds are ACTUALLY like Thunder: Custer State Park

National Parks are great, State Parks are great and herds of bison are INCREDIBLE. Custer State Park is one of the prettiest areas of the Black Hills in South Dakota and we were lucky enough–moments after entering the park–to see the bison herd. 66 more words


photographing the Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup 2014

Photographing the Custer Buffalo Roundup can mean an early start to the day. We were up at 3:30am to head out to the Buffalo Roundup. When I went down to the motel lobby to pick up my breakfast bag I didn’t see anyone else up. 1,550 more words


Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup 2014 - Day 1

We arrived in Custer State Park early in the afternoon and planned to do some scouting to see just where the roundup would take place and to try and pick the “best” location for photography. 612 more words


Presidential faces in the sky

Crossing the Great Plains east to west, and west of the Badlands, you become aware of a dark line on the horizon. Is that an approaching storm? 759 more words

Out And About

around South Dakota's forests and parks

Various species of wildlife turned up today in our travels. Can you spot the import into Custer State Park?


Canyon Lake Highway

We had ourselves a little picnic last weekend and drove down the scenic Canyon Lake Highway in Spearfish, SD.  Here a few of the pics.


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