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South Dakota 2002

In September 2002, we took a much-needed vacation to South Dakota, accompanied by Bailey, our Golden Retriever.

We've divided up the pictures from this trip into multiple sections, click on the section, or use the buttons to the left to navigate.

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Badlands National Park


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Our first major stop on our Black Hills trek -- and we were not disappointed!

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Rapid City Attractions


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Rapid City is a bit of a "tourist trap" (not that the rest of the state is much different). However, some of the attractions there are really "must-see's".

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1880 Train


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We enjoy trains, so we made a point to do the "1880 Train".

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Mt. Rushmore


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Of course every visit to the Black Hills requires a stop at Mount Rushmore.

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Crazy Horse Memorial


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The carving, in progress.

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Custer State Park


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Arguably one of the most beautiful places in South Dakota

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Harney Peak


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Hiking up the Summit

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Devil's Tower


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A jaunt into Wyoming

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Spearfish Canyon


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A pretty drive with great scenery and waterfalls

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Other Attractions


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Includes the Mitchell Corn Palace, Wind Cave, and Black Hills Petrified Forest

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Random files - Black Hills 2002
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Young BuffaloThere were some young buffalo in the group as well
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Sunset on the Badlands
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The railroad travels through some very pretty Black Hills country, sometimes right through the hill. In the twenty or so miles, there are 19 road crossings--all on the same road! So we got to hear the steam whistle quite often. This picture shows one of the hillsides, near a Bible camp. The camp has erected a cross at the top of the hill (which you can see better if you view the enlarged version).
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Devil's Tower