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NAMESU Extended Stay

Spending additional days in the Black Hills? Discover more opportunities to explore!

The George S. Mickelson Trail

Originally a railroad bed that brought tons of mineral-rich ore to market from the Lead/Deadwood mining district, this trail is 109 miles long and contains bridges and tunnels. There are 15 trailheads and plenty of businesses willing to rent bicycles along the way. 

Historic Deadwood

After the discovery of gold in 1874, Deadwood was born. Now known for gaming and nightlife, one can still see the table where Wild Bill Hickok was shot from behind while holding a poker hand of aces and eights. Wild Bill and Calamity Jane are buried in Mount Moriah Cemetery. 

Mammoth Dig 

Located in Hot Springs, this fully-enclosed location was discovered in the mid-1970s. It is an archeological marvel. To date, over 60 mammoths have been unearthed, as well as camels and short-faced bears. 

Wind Cave and Jewel Cave National Parks 

These are two of the largest cave systems in the United States with miles. Both are under the guidance of the National Park Service. 

Crazy Horse Memorial and Indian Museum of North America 

A geological likeness of Lakota Leader Crazy Horse, still under construction.