One Of The Most Beautiful Day Hikes In America Is Right Here In South Dakota

With winter right around the corner, now is the time to head for the hills to do some hiking. The Black Hills, that is. Here’s a gorgeous trail that offers some breathtaking views, and October is one of the best months to hike it.

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