Beautiful Needles Highway in Custer State Park, a must when visiting the Badlands & Black hills in SD.

Beautiful Needles Highway in Custer State Park, a must when visiting the Badlands & Black hills in SD. We loved driving the Needles Highway in a convertible! Stop at Sylvan Lake!

If you plan on driving down the Scenic Needles Highway in South Dakota (USA) expect to be pulling over ALL the time. This scenic drive is full of photo stops.  via @gettingstamped

Driving Down The Scenic Needles Highway In South Dakota

If you plan on driving down the Scenic Needles Highway in South Dakota (USA) expect to be pulling over ALL the time. This scenic drive is full of photo stops. Travel in North America.

There are places on earth that are just naturally beautiful. At the same time, there are some natural phenomena that are so unique that you can’t believe they are real. The Needles Highway in the Black Hills of South Dakota is a combination of both. It’s one of those places that you have to see for yourselves, in order to really appreciate how impossible of a geological phenomenon this was to create.

Why Is the Needles Highway Such An Amazing Experience?

The Needles Highway in Custer State Park defies logic with such stunning geological formations. Check out why you can't afford to miss this scenic drive.

Needles Highway Custer State Park...South Dakota...2006

Needles Highway, Custer State Park, SD - This is the most beautiful drive! My daughter nearly got run down by a deer when she got out of the car at one of the view areas.

What not to Miss:  The Black Hills, South Dakota The picture here shows a small tunnel, on Needles Highway, that looks like you won't fit, but there is plenty of room. This is a great state to visit. We stayed at the   State Game Lodge in Custer State Park, and  were never far from any of the attractions. The buffalo are amazing and the highlight of my trip. They are free roaming at the park.

What Not to Miss When Visiting the Black Hills, South Dakota

The Black Hills, South Dakota The picture here shows a small tunnel, on needles highway, that looks like you won't fit, but there is plenty of room. We stayed at the State Game Lodge in Custer State Park. The buffalo are amazing & they are free roaming.

Getting up close and personal with the face of Crazy Horse in the Black hills of South Dakota // 8 Amazing South Dakota Attractions | The Planet D Adventure Travel Blog:

8 Amazing South Dakota Attractions

Getting up close and personal with the face of Crazy Horse in the Black hills of South Dakota: 8 Amazing South Dakota Attractions - Travel in the USA!

iron mountain rd, south dakota, take a few hours for this great drive from Mt Rushmore to Wind Cave National Park

Iron Mountain Road, South Dakota, take a few hours for this great drive from Mt Rushmore to Wind Cave National Park

A favorite roadtripping route - Needles Highway in the Black Hills of South Dakota

South Dakota - Needles Highway is a National Scenic Byway which was completed in 1922 and includes 14 miles of sharp turns, low tunnels and impressive granite spires. The road lies within the acre Custer State Park, just 30 miles south of Rapid City.

You have not lived until you've taken a tour bus through the tunnels on the Needles Highway, Black Hills of South Dakota. Yes, they really do this!

You have not lived until you've taken a tour bus through the tunnels on the Needles Highway, Black Hills of South Dakota.

The iconic Needles Highway was thought impossible to build | 14 miles of white-knuckle turns on this scenic route

The iconic Needles Highway was thought impossible to build

The iconic Needles Highway was thought impossible to build road trip makes stops at Sylvan Lake, Needles Highway, Custer State Park and others. Plan your road trip with Roadtrippers.

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The iconic Needles Highway was thought impossible to build

The iconic Needles Highway was thought impossible to build road trip makes stops at Sylvan Lake, Needles Highway, Custer State Park and others. Plan your road trip with Roadtrippers.

South Dakota makes for a great road trip! Check out these stops and be sure to pay attention to the signs on Needles Highway so you don't get stuck...like we almost did!

South Dakota Family Road Trip

South Dakota makes for a great family road trip with your kids! Check out these stops and be sure to pay attention to the signs on Needles Highway so you don't get stuck.

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