9 Best Winter Activities to Do in South Dakota!

While South Dakota is bustling with tourists during the warmer months, it’s far slower during the winter. Whether you’re a local who wants to take advantage of the solitude or a visitor who wants to experience the snowy wonders of South Dakota, you can enjoy any of these top winter activities.

Main Street Square, Rapid City, SD

Visit Rapid City's only outdoor ice rink and skate beneath the holiday tree for a classic wintertime pastime! Take the family on a joyful excursion while you glide on actual ice. Everyone is welcome to join in the party. Enjoy an adrenaline-fueled journey at the Main Street Square rink to round off your winter!

Terry Peak Ski Area, Lead, SD

Tap into the epic nature of snowboarding and skiing downhill at the biggest ski and snowboard resort in South Dakota. It's the ideal location for an exciting winter vacation, with many things to do and a range of slopes suitable for all skiers. Prepare for a top-tier winter destination.

Dakota Nature Park, Brookings, SD

Dakota Nature Park is the dream destination for winter delight! Located on the northwest corner of 22nd Avenue and 32nd Street South, visitors can traverse 135 acres of natural charm and gorgeous expanse that's quickly gained a massive local following.

Mystic Hills Hideaway, Deadwood, SD

Go hideaway in the Mystic Hills! Discover the pines on Custer Peak Road and get lost in nature; it's only 13 miles from Deadwood. You can choose from many amenities, including a treehouse cabin, full hook-up camping sites, and electric-only tenting.

The 1880 Train, Hill City, SD

With their 66th season of winter activities, you have access to explore Keystone's and Hill City's breathtaking environment. They provide something for everyone, whether you're searching for an experience that will test even the most seasoned outdoor enthusiast! This winter, check out the splendor of nature!

Evans Plunge Mineral Springs, Hot Springs, SD

Visit Evans Plunge Mineral Springs for a refreshing dip! Experience the delights of water slides by submerging yourself in a thermal spring's naturally warm mineral water. All in one location, enjoy an opulent spa day with a dash of amazement and adventure! Prepare to feel energized and ready to dazzle in no time.

Odde Ice Arena, Aberdeen, SD

Take the family to the Odde Ice Center for hockey action and entertainment! See some of the best minor league hockey when you attend an Aberdeen Wings of the NAHL game. The Aberdeen Youth Hockey Association has its home in the Odde Ice Center, offering family-friendly skating activities.

Spearfish Canyon Lodge, Lead, SD

Spearfish Canyon Lodge will help you explore the grandeur of the Black Hills! Experience a peaceful day of fat biking on bikes that are incredibly grippy on any surface. Make reservations now to enjoy the winter trails with ease.

South Dakota Guided Fishing, Estelline, SD

All fishermen are invited! Prepare yourself for an energizing trip to South Dakota with our knowledgeable fishing guides. Catch terrific giant perch, walleye, and bluegill all year long. Savor the grand vista and make your next catch happen right now!

This text was created by the author with the assistance of GPT-3, a large-scale language generation model developed by OpenAI. The author reviewed, edited, and revised the draft language to their satisfaction and is fully responsible for the content of this publication.

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