South Dakota’s Most Refreshing Hike Will Lead You Straight To A Beautiful Swimming Hole

We’ve officially entered summer here in South Dakota, which means it is officially time to BBQ every weekend, hike, and swim as much as possible! While today’s post does not give recommendations on what to grill, we do have some suggestions on where to hike and swim, which can be knocked out at the same time via this refreshing South Dakota hike that will lead you straight to a beautiful swimming hole:

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:

Have you had a chance to hike to the Hippie Hole? Which trail do you prefer? Do you have another favorite South Dakota swimming hole hike? Let us know in the comments! For even more refreshing places to swim in the Mount Rushmore State, check out one (or all) of these 12 Little Known Swimming Spots In South Dakota That Will Make Your Summer Awesome.