Custer State Park


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Custer State Park


Location:5 miles east of Custer off US 16A.
Facilities:323 campsites, horsemen's camp, picnic areas, picnic shelter, hiking trails, bridle trails, fishing dock, historic site, 2 visitor centers, theater playhouse, playground, volksmarch.
Activities:Camping, boating, canoeing, fishing, swimming, hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, ice fishing, rock climbing, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located in the Black Hills and has spectacular terrain. One of the scenic drives in the area is Needles Highway (SD 87), which passes towering rock formations and goes through narrow tunnels. At the end of one tunnel stands the Needles Eye, a granite spire with a slit only 3 to 4 feet wide but reaching 30 to 40 feet in the air. There are four resorts at the park, each with its own personality and activities.
Address:13329 US Hwy 16A
Custer, SD 57730

Phone:605-255-4515
Fax:605-255-4460
Web: www.sdgfp.info/parks/Regions/Custer
Size: 71,000 acres.

See other parks in South Dakota.
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This study occurred in Custer State Park (Universal Transverse Mercator Easting 626909 Northing 4843442, Zone 13 North (43[degrees]44'45"N 103[degrees]25'5"W )), which is located in the Black Hills region of South Dakota.
At this time, about 42% of Custer State Park was dominated by ponderosa pine Pinus ponderosa forest.
I got to see cute little towns such as Hot Springs and Hill City, and relished the best steak I've ever tasted during an overnight stay at the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park.
Thagard cited major disease outbreaks in NEBRASKA and SOUTH DAKOTA'S Custer State Park, along with an outbreak three years ago in ARIZONA'S Silverbell Mountains.
Ironing a shirt can be a tricky business, even in the comfort of your own home, but try doing it on top of a mountain, in a sea kayak or in Custer State Park in America while surrounded by bison.
Similarly, the colors of Custer State Park, 2001, look too bright and elegant to be real.
VISIT Custer State Park in Custer, SD on October 4, 2004, to see the 39th Annual Buffalo Roundup.
George Custer, Custer State Park interprets the history of Custer and his men and is where a herd of nearly 1,500 bison Freely roam.
One hour's drive takes you to Mount Rushmore in Custer State Park, 450 feet high, carved out of solid granite and dominating the skyline.
As a case study, the multinomial logit form of the discrete choice model will be applied to summer diurnal bed site selection by elk (Cervus elaphus) in Custer State Park, South Dakota, United States.
Custer State Park, one of the largest state parks in the nation, adjacent to Mount Rushmore.
The southwest corner of South Dakota, abutting Wyoming and Nebraska, holds such wonders and more: Custer State Park, home of one of the largest public buffalo herds in the nation; Wind Cave National Park; Jewel Cave National Monument; the Rushmore-Borgium Story museum in Keystone; and the Columbian mammoth site in Hot Springs, where the remains of 42 such creatures have been found.