12151 Avenue of the Chiefs , Crazy Horse , SD • 605-673-4681 www . crazyhorsememorial . org • memorial @ crazyhorse . org World ’ s largest mountain carving-in-progress , between Custer & Hill City on Hwy . 16 / 385 , Crazy Horse Memorial Hwy . Sculptor Korczak Ziolkowski & Lakota Chief Henry Standing Bear officially started Crazy Horse Memorial June 3 , 1948 . Honors the culture , tradition & living heritage of North American Indians . The foundation continues the progress on the world ’ s largest sculptural undertaking by carving a memorial of Lakota leader Crazy Horse ; by providing educational & cultural programming ; by acting as a repository for American Indian artifacts , arts & crafts through the Indian Museum of North America & the Native American Educational & Cultural Center ; and by establishing & operating the Indian University of North America and , when practical , a medical training center for American Indians . See display advertisement in this magazine .
custEr bEacon , thE
351 Washington St , Custer • 605-673-3800 • CusterBeacon @ gmail . com https :// custerbeacon . com Live music venue , restaurant , bar and community events space located trailside at 3rd St . and Washington . Fresh , made-to-order food from The Canteen menu is available lunch , dinner and late night both indoors and on the patio . The bistro lounge setting is a great hangout space for all ages to enjoy tasty food and live music in an indoor-outdoor setting .
custEr farmErs ’ markEt
Mt . Rushmore Rd . and 4th St ., Custer , SD 605-673-5230 • gdcleveland @ goldenwest . net Custer Farmers ’ Market , located at Way Park on Mt . Rushmore Rd . in Custer . Every Saturday , June-October , 8 a . m .-12:30 p . m .
custEr statE Park
13329 Hwy . 16A , Custer , SD • 605-255-4515 www . gfp . sd . gov / parks / detail / custer-state-park / • custerstatepark @ state . sd . us Home to one of America ’ s largest bison herds , this 71,000-acre park features scenic drives , fishing , swimming , hiking , camping & four outstanding resorts . See display advertisement in this magazine .
four milE old WEst toWn
11921 W . Hwy . 16 , Custer , SD • 605-673-3905 four-mileold-west-town-museum . business . site Experience yesterday in the old west at Four Mile where the outhouse talks . Family fun . Walk thru the historic site and visit the open-door buildings .
grizzly gulch adVEnturE golf
231 W . Mt . Rushmore Rd ., Custer , SD • 605-673-1708 grizzlygulchgolf @ gmail . com 18-hole mini golf course .
indian musEum of north amErica at crazy horsE mEmorial
12151 Avenue of the Chiefs , Crazy Horse • 605-673-4681 crazyhorsememorial . org The Indian Museum of North America is home to an extraordinary collection of donated art and artifacts reflecting the diverse histories and cultures of Native Americans . See display advertisement in this magazine .
JEWEl caVE national monumEnt
11149 Hwy . 16 , Custer , SD • 605-673-8300 • www . nps . gov / jeca Reservations : 605-717-7629 The monument preserves and protects one of the longest caves in the world . At over 200 miles of mapped and surveyed passages , this beautiful underground resource offers an assortment of intriguing and colorful cave formations . Four different cave tours / activities are available , ranging from a 20-minute Discovery Talk to a three to four-hour Wild Caving experience . Combined with an engaging Junior Ranger and Pee Wee Ranger Program , as well as interpretive patio talks , nature hikes , and occasional special events , most visitors will be able to find something of interest on the surface or sub-surface . Advanced reservations are only available for Scenic Tours and can be made 48 hours before your visit or up to 90-days in advance . During the late spring , summer and fall seasons , cave tours often fill to capacity . For this reason , reservations are highly recommended and can be made by visiting the monument online at www . nps . gov / jeca / planyourvisit / permitsandreservations . htm . Tickets for same day tours are also available on-site ; however , please be advised that same day tickets often sell out by late morning . Due to staffing levels , construction projects , inclement weather conditions , and pandemic situations , the facility hours and cave tour schedule may change during the off-season .
1800 US 18 Bypass , Hot Springs , SD • 605-745-6017 www . mammothsite . org • news @ mammothsite . org We Dig Big ! The Mammoth Site boasts the largest concentration of Columbian Mammoths in the world . An indoor active paleontological dig site and accredited museum open year-round . Hands-on activities for children and an Ice Age journey for the whole family .
mickElson trail affiliatEs
605-673-5154 • gfp . sd . gov / parks / detail / george-s-mickelson-trail / www . mickelsontrailaffiliates . com We are a community of outdoor enthusiasts who support the local economy and use of the Mickelson Trail . MTA is a one-stop resource for Mickelson Trail info : where to eat , shop , have fun and stay . It is our mission to promote mem-