- Our list of the best things to do in Lead, South Dakota, features the top 60 nearby activities — including 22 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Lead, SD has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Museums & Galleries, Sights & Landmarks, Outdoor Places, and Food & Drink.
- The results below include the top 11 things to do within the city of Lead, SD , followed by 49 popular activities in nearby cities, including Deadwood, Spearfish, Sturgis, Belle Fourche, Nemo, Piedmont and Beulah
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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.
95% 280 votes
423 Hatchery Circle, Spearfish, SD 57783 MoreLess Info
Several attractions compose the D.C. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery. The main draw tends to be the centrla museum which educates visitors about the site while there is also a historic railcar, a Great Lakes-style cruiser boat, and the rainbow trout themselves.
Matthews Opera House & Arts Center provides the community with visual and performing arts shows, including live entertainment, community theater and children's theater. The art gallery puts on art shows and events.
98% 41 votes
500 N Tinton Rd, Spearfish, SD 57783 MoreLess Info
See a wide variety of exotic wildlife at Spirit of the Hills Wildlife Sanctuary. Animals to see include lions, tigers, camels, bears and more. Guided sanctuary tours are offered Tuesdays through Sundays.
A movie theater multiplex with six auditoriums, the Northern Hills Cinema 6 shows primarily newly released Hollywood films. The theater features a variety of refreshment specials, and offers discount matinees.
The Crow Peak Brewing Co. recently underwent a large scale expansion to prepare the business for increased distribution. Guests now have much more space to relax, view the tap room, and enjoy a wide range of craft beers.
A recreation and entertainment center, Sturgis Community Center features a fitness area with strength training and cardio equipment along with a pool, hot tub and sauna. The facility also provides athletic courts, a running track and a performing arts theater.