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Custer State Park, Custer

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Experience over 28,732 hectares (71,000 acres) of rugged wilderness deep in the Black Hills at Custer State Park. A popular site for recreation and leisure, the park boasts dozens of hiking and driving routes, as well as a number of resorts and campgrounds for overnight stays. Drive along the 29 km (18 mi) scenic Wildlife Loop Road to take in the lush green landscape and wildlife sightings, including a herd of 1,300 bison, one of the largest publicly owned herds in the world, and over 186 species of birds. Keep in mind that the entrance fee is valid for 7 days if you would like to return to the park or extend your stay. Our Custer travel route planning website makes visiting Custer State Park and other Custer attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Went to this park later in the day not knowing what to expect. Upon entering received information from the friendly ranger about the park. The wildlife loop was amazing. Wish we went earlier.  more »
  • So enjoyed our visit to Custer State Park. The scenic drives are beautiful with plenty of places to pull over for picture taking.  more »
  • The park's best-known roads are different but equally pleasant and interesting. If you are in South Dakota it is essential to visit this park. There are beautiful lakes, beautiful walks in beautiful landscapes. We were lucky enough to see many animals: bison, marmots, squirrels, pronghorns, deer and beautiful flowers.
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