Bear Country USA

23 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn

Bear Country USABears, elk, and buffalo, and many other animals can all be enjoyed from the safety of your vehicle at Bear Country.   

The Wildlife Walk area has daily activities that are sure to place every age.  Bear Country is on the way to Rapid City, which provides a host of shops, restaurants, and activities.  

Photos by Travel South Dakota.

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Mt. Rushmore

Mt. Rushmore 12 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn Surrounded by the Black Hills of South Dakota, carved out of granite, Mount Rushmore sits at 5,725

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Biking Mickelson Trail

Mickelson Trail walking distance from Mountain Peaks Inn Stretching 109 miles, the length of the Black Hills, the George S. Mickelson Trail is perfect for

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Black Hills Central Railroad 1880s Train

Black Hills Central Railroad’s 1880 Train across the street from Mountain Peaks Inn Ride through the Black Hills on an 1880 train from Hill City

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Crazy Horse Memorial

Crazy Horse Memorial 10 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn A Lakota war leader of the Oglala band in the 19th century, Crazy Horse took up

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Sylvan Lake

Sylvan Lake 9 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn Located in Custer State Park, Sylvan Lake  is a must see when you are in the Black

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Keystone Tramway

Keystone 12 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn This quaint, mountain town is bursting with activity. Just 3 miles from Mount Rushmore, this town has it

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Wind Cave National Park

Wind Cave National Park 32 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn Whether you explore Wind Cave by a biking, hiking, or driving tour, you are sure

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Jewel Cave National Monument

Jewel Cave National Monument 26 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn Calling all cave explorers!  Jewel Cave is the third longest cave in the world!  Traversing

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Evans Plunge Hot Springs

Hot Springs 45 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn This little town, is bursting with activities. Naturally, the hot springs is a great place to soak

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Reptile Gardens

Reptile Gardens 20 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn Lizards, tortoises, snakes, and crocodiles can all be enjoyed at the Reptile Gardens.   Whether you walk

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Badlands National Park

Badlands National Park 87 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn The Badlands is a must see National Park! Enjoy a hike on the Fossil Exhibit trail. Engage

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Aerial Adventures

Aerial Adventures 8 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn One of the best ways to see Mount Rushmore and the Black Hills is from a helicopter.

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Deadwood 42 miles from Mountain Peaks Inn Deadwood is a quaint mountain town filled with museums, restaurants, and activities.   Enjoy America’s Old West while

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Buffalo Roundup

Area Events Great events to bring you back all year long! FebruaryTour de Chocolate  Bring your valentine to Hill City and indulge yourself on chocolate. Enjoy the

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