- 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.
Thunderhead Falls is the oldest gold mine open to the public in the Black Hills area. The journey of the 1878 miners is detailed at the site, and guests can enjoy the falls themselves which is essentially eight cubic feet of water spewing vertically for more than 30 feet.
A 29 acre park, Canyon Lake Park offers a variety of outdoor recreation opportunities. The park has four picnic pavilions, walking and jogging trails, a boat ramp with paddleboats for rent, and fishing access.
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PO Box 312, Hill City, SD 57745, Hill City, SD 57745 MoreLess Info
Wade's Gold Mill and Mining Museum offers a 'trip back in time' for visitors curious about the area's history and culture. Visitors can pan for gold, take a tour of a mine with antique equipment, and explore a mill.
The Scandinavian-inspired Chapel in the Hills is an ecumenical Christian chapel inspired by Norse Lutheran architecture. A half-hour evening prayer service is held every night, and the Chapel is available for weddings.
The Miner Brewing Company was founded during the gold rush and has since flourished into a craft beer company. The Tap Room has small snacks, occasional wine, apparel, and, of course, their beer available for purchase.
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117 Main St., Hill City, SD 57745 MoreLess Info
Experience the wonders of science at the Black Hills Institute-Museum in Hill City, South Dakota. The museum features dinosaur skeletons, gemstones, geological samples, preserved animals, fossils and other fascinating exhibits.
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103 Winter St., Keystone, SD MoreLess Info
Located in Keystone, South Dakota, the 1880 Train Black Hills Central Railroad is a museum and tour firm dedicated to the romance of rail travel during the Gold Rush. Guests may browse exhibits at their leisure and purchase tickets to ride a refurbished 19th century steam locomotive.