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Wind Cave National Park Sights

Black Hills Petrified Forest

  • 8228 Elk Creek Rd. Map It
  • Geological Site

Updated 11/25/2013

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An audiovisual presentation and a self-guided nature walk teach you about the geologic evolution of western South Dakota. Allow about an hour for your visit to this forest, which opened to the public in 1929, and is located about halfway between Rapid City and Sturgis.

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8228 Elk Creek Rd., Piedmont, South Dakota, 57769, United States

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Sight Details:

  • $6.50
  • Memorial Day–Labor Day, daily 8–5; May and Sept., daily 9–5

Updated 11/25/2013


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