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Thunderhead Falls, Rapid City

Categories: Waterfalls, Nature & Parks
Inspirock Rating:
1.7/5 based on 60+ reviews on the web
Thunderhead Falls is located in Rapid City. Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Thunderhead Falls by using our Rapid City tourist route planner.
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  • Signs everywhere advertising this mine with underground waterfall. Drove 30 plus miles to find closed. Saw a local out walking dogs. He stated it's been closed over a year now. 
  • Very interesting, I guess it could be called a man made cave. Worth the stop but you see it all in literally 10 minutes, so can be a quick stop if you are crunched for time. 
  • July 5th.......closed...........small sign on one side saying it was closed....we were arriving from the other direction..........beautiful drive to the area but it was out of our way so if we had kno...  read more »
  • 7-25-16: CLOSED!!! What?! Yes. Signage all along the roads, only to find that the whole thing is closed up and over grown. Super bummed...was a fun memory from a previous trip 6 years ago.
  • was there 7-16-2016 CLOSED signs everywhere directing to the place and a sign at entrance "CLOSED" .....what a waste of my time to get there to see it CLOSED
  • Absolutely stunning scenery!
  • My Girl Scouts chose this from the online description weeks before our trip. We were terribly disappointed! They were a cash only operation that took our check only reluctantly. The "600" foot waterfall could only be seen for 40 feet. And there was very little information. Don't waste the trip!
  • Tourist trap. Nothing to see and overpriced. Waste of time and money
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