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Rapid City, South Dakota: Bear Country USA

Open since 1972. Drive your car (windows closed) past free-roaming buffalo, wolves, and lots of bears. Rental vehicles are available for bikers, or those who want to avoid bear scratches on their cars.

13820 US Hwy 16, Rapid City, SD
Nine miles south of downtown, on the southbound side of US Hwy 16.
Daily May-Nov., but hours vary with season. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $16.
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Bear Country USA

Nice park to drive through, with walking exhibits at the end. Be sure to arrive early to avoid long lines and traffic jams in the park.

[Joy Kraus, 07/05/2016]

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Putz-n-Glo Indoor Black Light Miniature GolfPutz-n-Glo Indoor Black Light Miniature Golf, Rapid City, SD - 2 mi.
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12th Century Replica Church12th Century Replica Church, Rapid City, SD - 5 mi.
In the region:
Statue #18: Ulysses S. Grant, Rapid City, SD - 8 mi.

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