Dog Village at the Sturgis Rally
this point on this Sturgis Rally ride you're heading
north again on Hwy 89, which you came down on. So,
you're backtracking a bit.
You can either go back the way you came, or you can
cut over on Hwy 244 through Mt Rushmore to Rapid City,
or Hwy 16 to Rapid City.
and Dinosaurs on the Sturgis Rally Ride
Rapid City itself, you might want to stop off at the
Cleghorn Springs Fish Hatchery along Hwy 16 (Rimrock
Hwy). It's free. Thousands of rainbow and brown trout
swim in the raceways. There is also a free interpretive
exhibit inside one of the hatchery buildings.
Dino at the Sturgis Rally
really bizarre photos, go up to Dinosaur Hill. The
big dinosaurs were built by WPA crews during the depression.
They're popular with kids, but you can get a few weird
photos there, too.
If you go to the Civic Center for one of the concerts,
you can also take a look at the Berlin Wall Exhibit
outside, some pieces of which have blood from shot
Rally Roses for your Sweetheart
the lawn outside the Civic Center lie some of the
city rose gardens. There are dozens of species of
roses, many of which will be blooming in August.
If you want a romantic stroll, try the area around
Canyon Lake on the West side of town. A gazebo sits
on an island, which you can walk across a bridge to
Or head to the Canyon Lake Dam, where in August there
will likely see kids illegally sliding down the spillway
into Rapid Creek below. You might want to give it
a try yourself.
Rally - the most scenic place to get in a fight