Category Archives: South Dakota

Fort Robinson State Park, Agate Fossil Beds National Monument, and Scott’s Bluff NM

09/18/17 Monday traveling from Custer, SD to Cheyenne, WY Another new state: Nebraska Our first stop in Fort Robinson SP gave us peaks into various historical buildings. All but the office (where we paid our $8 entry fee) were closed … Continue reading

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Wind Cave NP Prairie Walkabout

09/14/17 Thursday in Custer, SD (visiting Cathy and Jim Brickey) Another new experience: walking through the prairie among Bison and Prairie Dogs, not on any designated trail. After making our way through the grasses toward a ravine, we came upon … Continue reading

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Mickelson Trail and Moonshine Gulch Saloon in Rochford, SD

09/13/17 Wednesday in Custer, SD (visiting Cathy and Jim Brickey) Today we took a walk along the Mickelson Trail which goes for 110 miles, even crossing the highway near Jim and Cathy’s house. We chose the area near a couple … Continue reading

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Wind Cave National Park, Custer State Park, State Game Lodge, Needles Highway, Needles Eye Tunnel, and Black Hills Geological Museum

09/11/17 to 09/12/17 Monday/Tuesday in Custer, SD (visiting Cathy and Jim Brickey) Some notes from our travel through the North Dakota plains to the South Dakota plains: On our way through North Dakota we noticed fields of sunflowers (for seeds … Continue reading

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