- TripBuzz found 35 things to do with kids in or near Lead, South Dakota, including 29 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Deadwood, Spearfish, Belle Fourche and Sturgis.
- From Andy's Trail Rides to George S. Mickelson Trail, the Lead area offers 50 different types of family activities, including: History Museums, Bike Paths, Theaters and Visitor Centers.
- A short distance from the state of Wyoming and Black Hills, Lead is a popular tourist town. Along with outdoor activities such as hiking, fishing, horseback riding and golfing, winter brings visitors to the area to ski on nearby Deer Mountain. An old mining town, there are also historical sites such as mining tours and museum visits for both residents and tourists to enjoy.
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.
Peter Norbeck Visitors Center offers visitors displays and exhibits about the park and surrounding Black Hills, life size animal mounts, information about the park's on-going naturalist programs, a book store and staff members to help plan their stay.
Four Mile Old West Town contains over 50 buildings from an old west town including a bank, schoolhouse, and hotels, and some are available to be peeked inside. During certain times, the town has a melodrama, and the town is also available for weddings and commercial photography.