This travelogue is one family's experience in the Black Hills area of South Dakota. To see a photo in a 1024 x 681 size, just click on it. Note that the panoramic shots are as wide as 1600 pixels when you click on them, so make your browser as wide as you can. We hope you enjoy the record of our journey, and that you get to experience your own.
Custer State Park is the wildlife center of the Black Hills. Here is a panoramic shot of the rolling hills in the park.
This is a panoramic shot of the Badlands as you enter the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation.
Here is the State Game Lodge, which is a great resort in the northeastern section of the park.
One of the famous critters in the park are the begging burros who come up to the cars and beg for food.
The Pronghorn sheep is the fastest mammal in North America. Custer State park has a thriving herd.
This young deer posed for my camera on an early morning ride through the park.
Here is a close encounter of the buffalo kind with a big, old bull that was walking just a few feet from our jeep.
This close up of a buffalo's head was taken a few feet from our jeep. We could almost reach out and touch the old guy, but we didn't.
Now we go from the old to the new. This is a baby buffalo that is maybe a month old at most.
This is a shot of another pronghorn who walked right in front of our car as we drove through the park.
This is another panorama taken high upon a bluff in the center of the park. Make sure you click on the picture and widen your browser to 2,000 pixels.