One of the best places to explore the American frontier is South Dakota, a stunningly beautiful state where history, culture and outdoor adventure await! Learn why South Dakota is home of “Great Faces, Great Places” by experiencing these “Great 8” destinations:
Take in the 60-foot faces of four great American presidents as well as the on-site Presidential Trail, gift shop, dining hall and two museums.
Festivals, concerts, historic sites, shootouts and gaming make it easy to experience the excitement of this Wild West town.
The first cave to be designated a National Park features 141 miles of explored passages underneath a National Grassland where bison roam.
This depiction of legendary Native American leader Crazy Horse is the largest in-progress mountain carving in the world!
Experience spectacular views both above and below ground when you visit the world’s third-longest cave.
Home to free-roaming wildlife and 1,300 bison, this 71,000-acre park features the Peter Norbeck National Scenic Byway and other outdoor adventure opportunities. Don’t miss the Wildlife Loop Road!
This striking landscape boasts a maze of buttes, canyons, pinnacles and spires. Abundant wildlife can also be viewed in the park’s 244,000 acres.
North to south, this band of shimmering water cuts the prairie in two and provides some of the best water recreation around.
South Dakota Department of Tourism
711 E. Wells Avenue, Dolly Reed Plaza
Pierre, SD 57501 USA