One of the best things about our state is how many great small towns in South Dakota there are. We’re home to some of the country’s most incredible landmarks and charming small towns… but did you know that the Mount Rushmore State was also home to one of our generation’s most outstanding journalists? Tom Brokaw’s hometown is right here in South Dakota! Come along with us as we show you why Webster, South Dakota is worthy of a stop if you’re ever in the area, and not just because it’s the birthplace of one of the most famous people from South Dakota.

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Have you ever been to Webster, South Dakota? If so, what was your favorite part? Is there anyone else you know who has roots in Webster, SD? Have you been to any other cool small towns in South Dakota? We’d love to read about your experiences in the comments section!

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Where can we find hiking trails in South Dakota?

  • The Sunday Gulch Trail located near East Custer is a popular rustic country trail, in part because it is dog friendly.
  • The Notch Trail located near Interior features a waterfall and is great for bird watching.
  • The Bear Butte State Park Trail located in Sturgis leads through a beautiful pine forest and to the top of a mountain.

Read on to learn more about some of the other amazing hiking trails in South Dakota.

Where can we find state parks in South Dakota?

  • Snake Creek Recreation Area in Platte is popular among anglers, boaters, hikers, and birdwatchers.
  • Rocky Point Recreation Area in Belle Fourche is located on an 8,000-acre reservoir and surrounded by picturesque rolling prairie.
  • Oakwood Lakes State Park in Bruce is located among eight stunning glacial lakes.

Learn more about the other wonderful state parks in South Dakota.

Where can we find museums in South Dakota?

  • The Adams Museum in Deadwood showcases a wealth of ancient relics including a 7.346 troy ounce gold nugget and one-of-a-kind dinosaur remnants.
  • The International Vinegar Museum in Roslyn specializes in all types of vinegar and tastings.
  • The South Dakota Air and Space Museum in Elder is located on the property of the Ellsworth Air Force Base features air and spacecrafts, exhibits, and other relics.

Read on to learn more about some of the many other interesting museums in South Dakota.