Youth Art Contest Display Dates 2021

During spring 2021, Black Hills Parks & Forests Association hosted their 2nd annual youth art contest for students from kindergarten to 8th grade. This year’s theme celebrated the International Year of Caves and Karsts. The winning artwork has been made into...
Wildflower Hike at Wind Cave National Park

Wildflower Hike at Wind Cave National Park

BHPFA is hosting a wildflower hike at our partner location Wind Cave National Park. Early August is a great time to view the diversity of wildflowers in the Black Hills. Join BHPFA to see what’s blooming, and learn fun facts and ways to remember them! Location: Wind...
Mickelson Star Trail Night

Mickelson Star Trail Night

Celebrate the wonder of the night sky in the Black Hills! Enjoy family-friendly activities, programs, and presentations from a variety of professional educators and facilitators. Free and open to the public, donations appreciated! All are welcome! September 10, 2021...
South Dakota Centennial Trail Hike Challenge FAQ’s

South Dakota Centennial Trail Hike Challenge FAQ’s

What is a virtual hike challenge? A virtual hike challenge is an event that you can hike, run, bike, swim, move in a way that you enjoy that is non-motorized, at a location of your choice. You can do all 128 miles in one weekend (!) or spread them out across the...