Places in South Dakota
Black Hills National Forest
The majority of the Black Hills lie within this 1875-sq-mile mixture of protected and logged forest, perforated by pockets of private land on most roads. The scenery is fantastic, whether you get deep into it on the 450 miles of hiking trails or drive the byways and gravel fire roads.
'No law at all in Deadwood, is that true?' So began the iconic HBO TV series. Today things have changed, although the 80 gambling halls big and small would no doubt put a sly grin on the faces of the hard characters who founded the town. Settled illegally by eager gold rushers in the 1870s, Deadwood is now a National Historic Landmark.
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