- Our list of the best things to do in Hill City, South Dakota, features the top 99 nearby activities — including 45 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Hill City, SD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 17 things to do within the city of Hill City, SD , followed by 82 popular activities in nearby cities, including Rapid City, Custer, Keystone, Crazy Horse, Hot Springs, Nemo and Piedmont
80% 10 votes
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.
94% 1043 votes
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.
100% 2 votes
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.
88% 24 votes
14393 Riverside Rd., Buffalo Gap, SD 57722 MoreLess Info
The Windcross Conservancy aims to advocate for and preserve Spanish Mustang horses. Visitors can tour the stables, meet the horse, and learn about preservation efforts that are being made.
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.
80% 35 votes
122 Spearfish Recreational Trail, Spearfish, SD 57783 MoreLess Info
Open seasonally, Spearfish Rec & Aquatics Center is a water park with a variety of large waterslides. The park also features a lazy river, a 400 gallon dump bucket, and a climbing wall. Swimming lessons and aerobics classes are available.