- The list below includes 40 free or cheap things to do in or near Deadwood, South Dakota, including 50 different types of inexpensive activities like Bus Tours, History Museums, Bars and Restaurants.
- From Mount Moriah Cemetery to Mt Roosevelt Monument, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Deadwood and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Spearfish, Lead, Sturgis and Belle Fourche.
Visitors to Rushmore Cave in Keystone, South Dakota take part in a panoply of thrilling activities, including guided expeditions into the bowels of the cave. Other options include panning for gold, ziplining and an interactive 3-D first-person-shooter ride.
Custer, South Dakota's Black Hills National Forest is a spruce forest managed by the United States Department of Agriculture Forest Service. It runs a popular Christmas tree permit program that allows permit holders to source their own Christmas tree from designated areas within the forest.
Considered to be part of the Crazy Horse Memorial, the Native American Educational & Cultural Center tries to enhance the experience of visitors at the memorial. Several hands-on activities are available at the center, including 'make and take' tables where crafts can be created and then taken home.
The Orientation & Communications Center serves as an educational experience for visitors to the Crazy Horse Memorial. Several exhibits are on display which tell the story of Native American history in the area and the stories of tribe members.
Bismark Lake Campground is a campground set amidst a scattering of aspen groves and Ponderosa pine. They offer accessible recreation for all ages including hiking, fishing, horseback riding, mountain biking and riding off-highway vehicles (OHVs) on moderate terrain.
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1020 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD 57730 MoreLess Info
Scott's Rock Shop & Free Museum is a geology museum and shop that features agates, minerals and fossils. They also offer jewelry, lapidary equipment, rockhounding supplies, landscaping rocks and other specialty items.
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411 Mount Rushmore Road, Custer, SD MoreLess Info
Hosting exhibitions with memorabilia from the 1880s, the Custer County 1881 Court House Museum highlights the history from the gold rush era of Custer. They have 3 floors and even the original jail and courtroom for visitors to explore.