Black Hills National Forest


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Black Hills National Forest

Address:1019 N 5th St
Custer, SD 57730

Phone:605-673-9200
Fax:605-673-9350
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r2/blackhills
Size: 1,200,000 acres.
Location:Southwestern South Dakota. Accessible by US 14, 16, 18, 85, and 385. Nearby cities/towns include Custer, Hill City, Hot Springs, Rapid City, Spearfish, and Sturgis, SD; New Castle, WY.
Facilities:Visitor center, 30 campgrounds, 32 picnic areas, beaches, boat ramps, trails (450 miles), 2 scenic drives.
Activities:Camping, hunting, fishing, boating, swimming, rock hounding, gold panning, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Historic gold rush region. Points of interest include Harney Peak, at 7,242 feet South Dakota's highest point; Mount Rushmore National Memorial (see entry in national parks section); Jewel Cave National Monument (see entry in national parks section); Norbeck Wildlife Preserve; and Black Elk Wilderness.

See other parks in South Dakota.
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Deer season in the Black Hills National Forest of South Dakota runs Nov.
Distribution modelling to guide stream fish conservation: an example using the mountain sucker in the Black Hills National Forest, USA.
For more information about the Black Hills National Forest, call (605) 673-9200 or visit our website at http://www.
Any museum at the eastern rim is only a conceptual idea, which will take years of negotiations with Black Hills National Forest managers, obtaining funding, construction and environmental impact studies, approval by local, state and Federal agencies.
Hidalgo's'' far-flung shooting spots - Black Hills National Forest, S.
He points to a situation in which planning changes threatened to radically alter habitat in South Dakota's Black Hills National Forest.
The study site was located in the southern portion of the Black Hills National Forest on the western edge of Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota.
The white spruce is located at higher elevations in the western portion of the Hills, while the bur oak communities are mostly in the northern and eastern region of the Black Hills, and also within the Black Hills National Forest in Wyoming (Black Hills National Forest Land and Resource Management Plan Map: no date given).
Unfortunately, Black Hills National Forest is the most heavily developed and logged forest in the Forest Service's Rocky Mountain region, with a mere one percent designated as wilderness.
The land area of Spearfish Canyon was within the Black Hills National Forest and under the control and supervision of the U.
The primary issue in both was whether the taxpayers could deduct transportation expenses between temporary cutting sites in the Black Hills National Forest and their homes, which also were located in the forest.
and consists of most of the Black Hills National Forest, Mount Rushmore, Badlands National Park and part of Buffalo Gap National Grassland.

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