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Day 124: Outside of Custer to Elk Mountain Campground

Today,  I proved my commitment while simultaneously being severely masochistic. I biked to Mount Rushmore, which was pretty cool, and then through the Black Hills to Wind Cave National Park. 10 more words

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Where the Buffalo Roam

If you dream of a home where the buffalo roam, and deer and antelope play, you should plan to be in Custer State Park, South Dakota on September 26, for the annual Buffalo Round up. 243 more words


Swimming in Sylvan Lake

If you’ve seen the movie National Treasure: Book of Secrets, then you’ve seen a bit of Sylvan Lake, a crystal clear lake set amidst granite spires in the Black Hills of South Dakota. 98 more words


States of Interest

In the previous two blogs, we have looked at all the various places of national interest that the Great Plains Trail will cross.  I believe we’re currently at a hefty 29 places of significant interest.   432 more words

Day Two in S.D.: Custer State Park and Mt. Rushmore

Yesterday I told you about our first day in South Dakota. The weather has cleared and the temperatures are in the cool 80’s. We started our day checking out Custer State Park, looking for wildlife. 456 more words


Summer Vacation ~ Yellowstone!

Took a little trip to Yellowstone National Park!  Packed up the car and headed north – then headed west – then south – then east!!!  In 10 days, we covered 9 states and drove 2800 miles!  86 more words



Deer are such wonderful animals!  I saw these deer while on my trip to South Dakota (Custer State Park), and Wyoming at Yellowstone National Park, this past June.   154 more words