- Visit the impressive landscape in the Black Hills of pinnacles, large granite outcroppings and beautiful forests of pines
- See Mount Rushmore, heads of famous presidents carved into granite rock
- Enjoy outdoor recreation in Custer State Park
- Only 392 miles (about 5 hours and 47 minutes driving time) from Cody, Wyoming
The Black Hills offers an impressive landscape of pinnacles, large granite outcroppings and beautiful forests of pines. There are plenty of recreational opportunities here as well as many fascinating sights of history and art.
You can visit the Black Hills at any time of year.
Within the Black Hills you’ll find a number of attractions that lure millions of people each year. Some of the major stops are:
- Mount Rushmore
Here you’ll find 60-foot carvings of four of our most popular presidents, George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Abraham Lincoln and Theodore Roosevelt.
- Crazy Horse Memorial
This is the largest sculpture in the world, showing Crazy Horse, the Sioux warrior who defeated Custer at the Battle of Little Big Horn.
- Custer State Park
Have some adventures in this 71,000-acre park.
- Spearfish Canyon National Forest Scenic Byway
Get fabulous views of waterfalls, streams, cliffs and wildlife along US 14A through the northern hills.
- Sturgis Motorcycle Rally
In the middle of August, thousands of cyclists come here from all over to ride through the scenic Black Hills.
To get to Cody, Wyoming from the Black Hills, get on I-90 West for about 256 miles and take exit 9. Go left on scenic US 14 right to Cody.