National Parks & Monuments

Six national parks and monuments surround Rapid City, SD, making it a perfect home base for a legendary vacation experience. Check out our quick reference for travel times to these must-see national landmarks below.

Mount Rushmore • 30 min

Badlands National Park • 55 min

Jewel Cave National Monument • 60 min

Minuteman Missile National Historic Site • 60 min

Wind Cave National Park • 1 hr 15 min

Devils Tower National Monument • 1 hr 40 min

Rapid City, SD

Place Type

Parks & Monuments

Website

visitrapidcity.com

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Entrance Fee-Free Day: Martin Luther King, Jr Day

In honor of the Birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr., National Park Service sites planned free admission for everyone on Monday, January 20, 2020, as the...

1/20/2020
Entrance Fee-Free Day: First Day of National Park Week

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that normally charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to...

4/18/2020
Entrance Fee-Free Day: National Park Service Birthday

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that normally charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to...

8/25/2020
Entrance Fee-Free Day: National Public Lands Day

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that regularly charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to...

9/26/2020
Entrance Fee-Free Day: Veterans Day

Come experience the national parks! On five days in 2019, all National Park Service sites that normally charge an entrance fee will offer free admission to...

11/11/2020

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National Parks & Monuments

National Parks & Monuments posted a photo 4/3/2019