Robert Witham

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Custer State Park (2018)

Bison, deer, turkeys and more awaits you at Custer State Park in South Dakota. This 71,000 acre state park in the Black Hills offers something for nearly everyone, but is perhaps best known for its large herd of wild buffalo. The herd, which numbers around 1,300, is one of the largest in the U.S.

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Buffalo Gap National Grassland (2018)

Buffalo Gap National Grassland in South Dakota is the second largest national grassland in the U.S. at nearly 600,000 acres. The grassland area features both prairie and badlands.

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Badlands National Park (2018): Bighorn Sheep & Storm Clouds

We visited Badlands National Park in the Spring of 2018 during our trip from Upstate NY to Wyoming. I have visited Badlands a number of times and always been stunned by the landscape, but had never before seen Bighorn Sheep there. On this trip we had multiple opportunities to watch Bighorn Sheep throughout the park.

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Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon

The Black Hills of South Dakota are impressively beautiful. One hidden gem that is easy to miss is Roughlock Falls in Spearfish Canyon.

All of Spearfish Canyon is worth seeing, and the Roughlock Falls State Nature Area is just a short detour off scenic Highway 14A (Spearfish Canyon Scenic Byway) on Roughlock Falls Road.

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