The Longest Tunnel In South Dakota Has A Truly Fascinating Backstory

South Dakota has some of the most unique and must-visit tunnels in the country, thanks – in part – to such innovative passages as the Needles Eye, Hood, and Scovel Johnson Tunnels. In addition to these more one-of-a-kind channels, South Dakota is also home to more traditional structures, like the one along the George S. Mickelson Trail:

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:

For even more of our favorite SoDak trails, check out The 10 Gorgeous Hikes Everyone In South Dakota Must Complete.

Address: George S. Mickelson Trail, Deadwood, SD, USA