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Activities at Custer

Fresh mountain air. Wildlife and hiking trails. Time at the lake. At Custer, there's always more to explore. Check out our resort activities and start planning how you'll spend your time with us.

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What to Do at Custer State Park

There are countless ways to experience Custer State Park. The longer you're here, the more wonders you'll encounter. So we encourage you to stay awhile if you can! The park itself offers numerous activities, like trail rides or our famous Buffalo Jeep Safari. You'll also enjoy easy access to the rest of the surrounding Black Hills.


The best way to experience Custer State Park is to use all your senses. Learn all about our popular state park activities.

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Scenic Drives

Beautiful views. Wind in your hair. Explore scenic drives in and around Custer State Park.

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Buffalo Roundup

Don't miss the annual Buffalo Roundup at Custer State Park, a one-of-a-kind event that takes place near our property.

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Nearby Activities

Custer State Park Resort is central to some of the top attractions in the southern Black Hills region. Explore nearby activities to keep you busy during your trip.

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The Custer State Park Activities Guide

Take your planning to the next level with our Custer State Park Activities Guide, a free resource with even more info on resort activities, dining, shopping, and more.

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