- 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
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.
69% 203 votes
12138 Ray Smith, Hill City, SD 57745 MoreLess Info
Clients of the Circle B Ranch Chuckwagon Supper & Western Music Show enjoy a variety of traditional western experiences, including equestrian forest tours, delicious meals and live country music entertainment.
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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.
Rapid City's Cosmos of the Black Hills is an unusual spot where the usual laws of gravity seem not to apply. Creative construction an altered furniture give patrons the sense of walking on walks and defying the laws of physics. Tours and tour buses are always welcome.
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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.
At the base of Mount Rushmore sits Teddy Bear Town, a whimsical and unique museum dedicated to all things teddy bear-related. The museum's delightful collection includes tiny bear knick-knacks, children's toys and huge stuffed bears that are close to life-size.