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Custer State Park Events

Custer State Park is a state park and wildlife reserve in the Black Hills of southwestern South Dakota, USA. The park is South Dakota's largest and first state park, named after Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
January 13, 2018 10 a.m.

This guided snowshoe hike takes participants on a trail overlooking Game Lodge Campground. The hike is two miles long and is geared toward the basics of snowshoeing. It is considered an easy hike and for beginners. It should take approximately two hours. Snowshoes are provided.
 
NOTE: Reservations are required due to the limited amount of snowshoes and must be made by calling the Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center at (605) 255-4515. Info: (605) 255-4515.

Valentine's Lover's Leap Snowshoe Hike
February 10, 2018 10 a.m. & 12 p.m.

This guided snowshoe hike takes participants through a dense pine forest, meandering near Grace Coolidge Creek. The hike is three miles long and is geared toward the basics of snowshoeing. It is considered moderate to strenuous. Snowshoes are provided. The hike will take 3 hours.
 
NOTE: Reservations are required due to the limited number of snowshoes and must be made by calling the Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center at (605) 255-4515. Info: (605) 255-4515

Sylvan Lake Snowshoe Hike
March 10, 2018 10 a.m.

Take an easy one-mile guided hike around Sylvan Lake using snowshoes, followed by a one-mile moderate hike up Trail #9 to a vista overlooking the Black Hills and Harney Peak. Total hike is approximately three miles and three hours long. Snowshoes are provided.
NOTE: Reservations are required due to the limited number of snowshoes and must be made by calling the Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center at (605) 255-4515. Info: (605) 255-4515. 

Earth Day Bluebird Box Workshop
April 21, 2018 10 a.m. & 2 p.m.

Participants will build a bluebird house from scrap wood in honor of Earth Day, teaching recycling and appreciation for birds. There are two session times, starting at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. Each session will last approximately two hours. There is a limit of 20 participants per session. Participants must bring a hammer. All participants will take their completed birdhouse home. NOTE: Reservations are required and must be made by calling the Park Office at 605-255-4515. 
Wheelchair Accessible