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Spirit Mound, Vermillion

#18 of 18 in Historic Sites in South Dakota
An historic hilltop for Native Americans ("Paha Wakan") and Lewis and Clark ("High Hill Situated in an emence Plain"). Also a beautiful, peaceful spot. A few miles north of Vermillion, SD, 57069.
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36 reviews
  • July 9, 2017
    Short easy walk, we live close by so we made a quick trip to the mound to take in the trail. We actually walked it twice in a little under an hour, so pretty and peaceful!  more »
  • July 5, 2017
    The geographic anomaly combined with the Lewis & Clark and Native American connection makes for a unique experience. On a breezy day, sound of the wind through the tall mixed prairie grasses sounds li...  more »
  • April 28, 2017
    It is an okay little park. Displays what a natural prairie would look like. Good for a short visit to get somewhat of a taste of the outdoors.  more »

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