Attractions

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Custer STATE PARK

Travel Time from Yak Ridge: 40 min. (driving)

Custer State Park is a wide expanse of forests, plains, and rock formations filled with the native wildlife of the region. Visitors can enjoy a scenic drive past herds of grazing buffalo and through the park’s beautiful lodges and camping areas.

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Badlands NATIONAL PARK

Travel Time from Yak Ridge: 1 hr. 15 min. (driving)

The Badlands of South Dakota are a unique geological formation just outside of the Black Hills. The area features hiking trails, a scenic driving loop, and famous Wall Drug with activities for the whole family.

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Pactola LAKE

Travel Time from Yak Ridge: 21 min. (driving)

Pactola Lake is one of the premier outdoor recreation areas in the Black Hills. Enjoy boating, swimming, fishing, hiking, and other activities only 17 miles from Yak Ridge.

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Crazy Horse Memorial

Travel Time from Yak Ridge: 30 min. (driving)

Crazy Horse Memorial is a colossal carved monument in honor of warrior Crazy Horse of the Oglala Lakota. The memorial is open and currently in progress, complete with a visitor’s center and gift shop. Image courtesy of CrazyHorseMemorial.org.

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Mount RUSHMORE

Travel Time from Yak Ridge: 13 min. (driving)

Mount Rushmore is a must-see attraction in the Black Hills. Explore the nation’s rich history and take a walk through the beautiful Black Hills forests on trails at the base of the mountain. The national monument also includes an expansive complex complete with an amphitheater, gift shop, restaurant, and old-fashioned ice cream. Afterwards, be sure to visit the specialty shops, restaurants, and activities in nearby Keystone, SD.

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Famous Sturgis, SD

Travel Time from Yak Ridge: 49 min. (driving)

Home of the famous annual Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, Sturgis, SD is a favorite for tourists and motorcycle enthusiasts from around the globe. Visit this small town with big history to learn all about its world-renowned rally event. Visitors can also take a short side trip to Bear Butte State Park to see a uniquely shaped land formation sacred to the Native American population. Image courtesy of SturgisMotorcycleRally.com.

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Historic Deadwood, SD

Travel Time from Yak Ridge: 1 hr. (driving)

During your stay be sure to visit Deadwood, SD – one of the most historic, old-west style towns in the nation. Summer and autumn visitors can take part in a variety of outdoor festivals. Winter and spring visitors can enjoy the picturesque snowy beauty of Deadwood’s history-rich downtown and visit the Deer Mountain or Terry Peak ski slopes afterwards. Image courtesy of Deadwood.com.

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Arrival & DepartureRapid City Regional Airport

Travel Time to/from Yak Ridge: 34 min. (driving)

Guests arriving at and departing from Rapid City Regional Airport will appreciate the convenience of the short thirty-minute commute. Rental vehicles are available in the airport terminal and shuttles regularly travel between the airport and Rapid City. If you have any questions about arriving at or departing from Yak Ridge, please contact us and we will be happy to answer your questions.

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HealthcareRapid City Regional Hospital

Travel Time to/from Yak Ridge: 23 min. (driving)

In the event that healthcare is needed during your stay at Yak Ridge, guests are encouraged to visit Rapid City Regional Hospital located just 23 minutes from the property. The hospital is the premier healthcare facility in the region and includes a full range of services and an in-house pharmacy.

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