This Short 1-Mile Hike In South Dakota Has The Most Breathtaking Views

There’s nothing like getting out into South Dakota’s national parks, hiking a trail or two, and enjoying some gorgeous scenery and fresh air. If you’ve ever visited Wind Cave National Park, you know all about the stunning cave that’s underground, but the rest of the park features some truly scenic natural beauty above ground. Take this short little hike to get an eagle’s eye view.

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If you’re ready for more South Dakota exploration, check out this sweet little hike that takes you to a cool tower.

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