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This Hidden Destination In South Dakota Is A Secret Only Locals Know About

South Dakota has some world-famous attractions. Folks come from all over to marvel at Mount Rushmore, and the tiny town of Sturgis fills with bikers during the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. South Dakotans know that not all our best attractions are famous…some of the best are hidden gems, tucked away in the state’s most beautiful scenery. Here’s one spot you should definitely go…but shhhh…don’t tell the tourists!

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Catherine Armstrong
Catherine is a lifelong resident of Utah. She's a writer, researcher and observer of the human condition.