- The list below includes 69 free or cheap things to do in or near Hill City, South Dakota, including 52 different types of inexpensive activities like Art Gallery, Specialty Museums, Hiking Trails and Breweries.
- From Mount Harney to Black Hills Institute - Museum, there are a variety of budget-friendly attractions in Hill City and in nearby cities within 25 miles like Rapid City, Custer, Keystone and Crazy Horse.
The only place along Cascade Creek that is recommended for swimming is Cascade Falls & Swimming Hole. The clean, clear water is slow enough to be safe while still serving as a fun natural swimming spot.
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SD Highway 71, Hot Springs, SD MoreLess Info
Pack a picnic and head to J.H. Keith Park and Whitney Preserve at Cascade Springs. Take a walk around the park and enjoy nature. Soak your feet or jump right into the springs for a refreshing dip.
A sports complex, Butler Park features baseball and softball fields as well as tennis and basketball courts. The park also provides a skateboard park, walking paths, a children's playground and picnic facilities including tables, shelters and grills.
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1800 U.S. 18 Bypass, Hot Springs, SD 57747 MoreLess Info
Several large specimens of woolly mammoths were found in 1974, which was preserves as the Mammoth Site of Hot Springs. A museum grew around the actual site that teaches visitors about paleontology and geology.
At Ternesphere Gallery, internationally-known artist Dick Termes has self-made termispheres on display. These unique painted globes hang from the ceiling, and gallery employees are on hand to explain the process behind the pieces.
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1920 Christensen Drive, Spearfish, SD 57783 MoreLess Info
The Lewiston Historical Museum is housed in the 180-year-old St. Paul's Episcopal Church in Lewiston, N.Y. The exhibit hall is open to the public Wednesday - Sunday during the summer, or by appointment.
Made to honor the old west pioneers, the High Plains Heritage Center Museum covers the history of North Dakota, South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, and Nebraska. The site features a large range of artifacts, memorabilia, and art within its 20,000 square foot building.
Kevin Costner's Original Deadwood Tour takes guests aboard their tour bus on a narrated 60 minute ride through the storied Old West town. The tour includes a trip to the cemetery where some legendary outlaws are buried.