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Natural attractions in Custer

Water Body
Sylvan Lake , Custer
Known as the crown jewel of Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake offers views of the Black Hills that showcase the sweeping pine forest as a backdr
Geologic Formation
Situated among pointed geological formations that resemble needles and spires, Needles Eye Tunnel is the main attraction along Needles Highwa
State Park
Experience over 28,732 hectares (71,000 acres) of rugged wilderness deep in the Black Hills at Custer State Park. A popular site for recreati
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Duration: 8 hours
The first destination will be Mount Rushmore National Memorial. Explore this “Shrine of Democracy” depicting four of the most prominent presidents of the first 150 years of the United States. You will discover the Eighth Wonder of the World at Crazy Horse Memorial. It is the world’s largest mountain carving and is a memorial for all Native American tribes. Next, travel into Custer State Park which is one of the World’s Top Ten Wildlife Destinations. It is known for its bison herds, begging burros and other wildlife. Take in the scenery and marvel at the beauty of Iron Mountain Road. You will wind over stacked loops of wooden bridges known as the pigtails and through one-lane tunnels that perfectly frame Mount Rushmore in the distance.
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National Park
American history carved into stone, Mount Rushmore National Memorial is the work of a team of carvers, led by sculptor Gutzon Borglum. The 18
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Jewel Cave National Monument contains Jewel Cave, currently the third longest cave in the world, with 215.05 miles (346.09 kilometers) of map

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You'll feel like you're experiencing life in the Old West on the outskirts of Custer, where several vacation cabins combine the grandeur of the Black Hills' scenery with amenities such as in-room televisions and Wi-Fi. Many are located just a short drive from Main Street. For a real adventure, consider staying in one of the area's campgrounds. To explore Custer's cultural delights on foot, book a room in a downtown hotel, motel, or bed and breakfast.
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