Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway

Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway

Address:c/o Black Hills National Forest
1019 N 5th St
Custer, SD 57730

Phone:605-673-9200
Web: www.fs.fed.us/r2/blackhills/ Description:Named for South Dakota conservationist, Governor, and U.S. Senator, byway features historic Mount Rushmore and the rugged beauty of the Black Hills. Areas of interest include the Centennial Trail, climbing through 100+ miles of wilderness; Custer State Park, a 73,000-acre wildlife preserve; the Needles Highway, passing among straight stone spires; the Crazy Horse Monument, a mountain-size monument celebrating the life of one of the greatest Native American leaders; Harney Peak, the highest peak east of the Rocky Mountains; and Jewel Cave National Monument, featuring the second largest cave in the United States.
Legth: 68 miles. Start/Endpoint: This double loop byway is accessible from Rapid City by following SD 16 southwest toward Keystone or following US 385 north from Hotsprings. The byway includes sections of SD 244, US 16A, SD 87, and SD 89. Time to Allow: 2-4 hours. Designation/Year: National Scenic Byway (1996).

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