We adore CSP (Custer State Park) and our family gets up there every chance we can in the summer! We think it is one of the most amazing places on the planet, and it can hold it’s own with any other Park in it’s beauty and amenities offered.
Custer State Park sprawls out over an amazing amount of land at 71,000 acres! Landscape varies from the rolling beauty of the plains, to the rugged, solid granite cathedral spires.
Several scenic drives will take you through the beauty of the rolling plains and through the windy narrow roads that will take you through the majesty of the needles, over old railroad bridges, and through long narrow tunnels. Amazing!
At Custer State Park you can find various activities like hiking, fishing, camping, rock climbing, wild life viewing, horseback riding, swimming, beach lounging,exploring and photography opportunities galore!
Wildlife viewing is a favorite here and one of our favorites is the buffalo herds, many times found right next to the road!
But don't let the buffalos big beautiful brown “doe” eyes fool you, these are mighty and powerful creatures that are very aggressive and can be mean. Stay in your car if they are real close.
One of the things we love about living in this area is the fact that we don’t have much for predatory wildlife. You can camp anywhere without worries of bears, as we have none. We do have Mt Lions, altho they are rarely seen in the Hills. All you really need to watch out for are the rattlesnakes, which again, are out there, but not seen regularly. You make noise and they will do their best to get out of your way before you ever even know they are there.
You can spend several DAYS in Custer State Park and not see everything!
I know, sad but true!
Here is a list of OUR favorites, the list of "Don't Miss" if you are only here for a half day, doing a quick drive thru.
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