Local Attractions

Area Attractions and Things To Do:


Akela Spa of Deadwood - Reconnect with yourself at the Black Hills’ only destination spa, Akela Spa of Deadwood.  The luxurious amenities at this one-of-a-kind sanctuary will put your mind and body at ease. Release your tension with one of our many massage options. Enhance your inner beauty with our facials and wide array of salon services, including waxing, manicures and pedicures.


11842 US Hwy 14A Sturgis, SD 57785 (1 mile East of Deadwood)

Phone:  605-578-1180



Mickelson Trail- the George S. Mickelson Trail in the heart of the beautiful Black Hills has easy access and gentle slopes to allow people of all ages and abilities to enjoy the beauty of the Black Hills.  Much of the trail passes through National Forest Land, but there are parts of the trail that pass through privately owned land, where trail use is restricted to the trail only.  The trail is 109 miles long and contains more than 100 converted railroad bridges and 4 rock tunnels.  The trail surface is primarily crushed limestone and gravel. There are 15 trailheads all of which offer parking, self-sale trail pass stations, vault toilets, and tables.  Mickelson Trail Pass $3 daily

Contact: 11361 Nevada Gulch Road, Lead SD 57754

Phone: (605)584-3896



Days of 76 Museum- the Days of 76 Museum house’s four important collections.  The Wagons and Vehicles collection has vintage horse drawn vehicles and the original Deadwood Stagecoach.  The Rodeo Collection has many photos, documents and artifacts from the PRCA award winning Days of 76 rodeos.  The Clothing Collection is a collection of old pioneers clothing that once was used in the Days of 76 parades but has since been retired and replaced with replicas.  The Clowser Collection is a collection from a Deadwood resident, historian, poet, and businessman who spent is life assembling a remarkable collection of 19th century pioneer, cowboy, and American Indian art & artifacts.

Contact: P.O. Box 140 1876th Drive, Deadwood SD 57732

Phone: (605)578-1657



Black Hills Equestrian Center-  The Black Hills Equestrian Center believes that a beautiful ride is a true partnership. The BHEC strives to help riders and their horses become confident with each other by keeping them safe, giving them the tools to make their partnership strong, and keeping it fun.

Contact:  11575 Steinmeyer Ln  Spearfish, SD

Phone:  (605) 641-5251



Croked Creek Outfitters- South Dakota hunting with Crooked Creek Outfitters offers prime mule deer hunts, antelope hunts, and predator hunts in "almost" Montana. The hunting area covers over 32,000 acres, some of which borders Montana. The hunting area is located in Harding County, South Dakota.  The outstanding rugged terrain and range is loaded with mule deer and antelope and has some big animals. The outfitters are very experienced and know their South Dakota hunting land, and in some cases, you will fill early.

Contact:  2302 Callaway Court   Pierre, SD 57501 

Phone:   (605) 280-7714 or (605) 224-8156



Sturgis Motorcycle Rally -  

The Lodge at Deadwood is proud to partner with the 2014 Sturgis Motorcycle Rally.  Click on the official logo below for all there is to know about the upcoming 2015 Rally; news and events, visitor info, and official rally merchandise. 


Also, check out these great local chambers of commerce: - Deadwood, SD - Lead, SD - Sturgis, SD - Speafish, SD



Mount Rushmore photo courtesy of South Dakota Office of Tourism