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South Dakota Attractions

The primary attraction at Way Back Inn is its solitude. Surrounded by the quite beauty and scenic views of National Forest, we are insulated from the outside world. . .a great place to get to know yourself again. However if you are interested venturing out, you’ll find the thousands of areas of National Forest ground a great place to bring you ATV or Horses or Mountain Bikes to explore the local trails. This area is Rich in History of the first settlers brought through this area into the Black Hills of SD. Trails South of the ranch on Pilger Mountain also have some Ancient Petroglyphs on sandstone cliff. We have corrals if you want to bring your horses. The National Forest Service has marked maps of this area as well. If you would like to explore the Black Hills attractions like Jewel Cave, Wind Cave Park, Mount Rushmore, Custer State Park and the Crazy Horse Memorial, Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary they are just minutes away.

Black Hill Wild Horse Sanctuary

Come Visit the Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary, one of America’s greatest private wilderness areas!
See hundreds of wild mustangs roaming free across wind swept prairies. Travel back in time and view the rugged natural beauty of America as it was 100 years ago. Explore wild horse history and learn how important horses were to early man.

Black Hills wild Horse Sanctuary, Hot Springs atractions, Custer,
  • Native America Ceremonial Sites
  • Ancient Petroglyphs on sandstone cliffs.
  • Weathered early Pioneer Homesteads
  • Restored one-room school house.
  • See where Crazy Horse and Hidalgo were filmed on the Sanctuary.
  • Ponderosa Pine forests along the Cheyenne River canyons.
  • Birds, wildlife and an occasional rattlesnake!
  • Mustang & Registered horses for sale.
  • Wild Horse Vacation Adventure of a lifetime!
  • One of the top things to do in South Dakota.
  • Just 14 miles south of Hot Springs, 68 miles from Rapid City, near the southern end of the Black Hills and the Badlands, close to the Mammoth Site, Custer State Park, Wind Caves National Park, Evans Plunge and the Southern Hills Golf Course.
  • Reserve your Guided Bus Tour today!
    * Charming Gift Shop filled with gifts for the horse lovers.
    * Tourism, Donations, Foal Sales and Gift Shop proceeds help provide freedom       for the Sanctuary’s wild horses.
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Rockin R Rides, Inc.
Horseback Riding in South Dakota

Rockin R Rides, Inc. is a professional outfitting business offering trail rides, and over-night trips. Owners, Randy and Peggy (and their dog, Wily!) invite you to capture the spirit of the Old West with a horseback adventure. Rockin R Rides, Inc. specializes in small groups with friendly, knowledgeable guides with a variety of rides ranging from 1 hour, 11⁄2 hour, 2 hour and half day. Riders of all ages and experience will enjoy the scenic trail riding of the Black Hills.

Major South Dakota Attractions and Web Site Links

Mount Rushmore National Park information (click to go to web site and plan your visit):The four figures carved in stone on Mount Rushmore represent the first 150 years of American history.

Jewel Cave National Park information (click to go to web site and plan your visit): With more than 129 miles surveyed, Jewel Cave is recognized as the third longest cave in the world.

Wind Cave National Park information (click to go to web site and plan your visit): One of the world's longest and most complex caves and 28,295 acres of mixed-grass prairie, ponderosa pine forest, and associated wildlife are the main features of the park.

Crazy Horse Memorial. org information (click to go to web site and plan your visit): Crazy Horse Memorial, the world’s largest sculpture, now in progress, is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota on US Highway 16/385 just 17 miles southwest of Mount Rushmore.

Custer State Park information (click to go to web site and plan your visit):
 Custer State Park in the Black Hills encompasses 71,000 acres of spectacular terrain and an abundance of wildlife.


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