This Epic Mountain In South Dakota Will Drop Your Jaw

Reaching 4,426 feet, the summit of Bear Butte gives a 360 view allowing you to see FOUR states. Bear Butte is also known as Bear Mountain. It stands in the midst of flat land in western South Dakota and you absolutely have to hike it this summer.

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now:

With views like this on a mountain this unbelievably beautiful, Bear Butte is an absolute must-visit. Have you ever been to Bear Butte? What was your favorite part?