• Nestled between the Black Hills National Forest and the Badlands National Park, Sturgis and Meade County are gateway meccas for outdoor enthusiasts. Recreational activities abound all year, as each season brings a new opportunity for fun. Whether it is camping, hiking, bicycling, snowmobiling, water skiing, boating, fishing, downhill skiing, hunting, rock climbing, or touring the 101 miles of scenic byways, recreation is the heart of the region. You truly are “Free to Profit.  Free to Play”.  To learn more, click  www.blackhillsbadlands.com.

    Sturgis is known worldwide as host of the legendary Sturgis® Motorcycle Rally™. Held annually in August, the 2015 event was the 75th Rally. Over 750,000 motorcycle enthusiasts converged on Sturgis and Meade County during a two week period to enjoy professional entertainment venues, great food, good friends, and of course, great rides! The Sturgis Motorcycle Museum & Hall of Fame is on the top of “things to see” year round. To learn more, click www.sturgismuseum.com

    Sturgis is an energetic community of over 6,700 residents with an active Chamber of Commerce and Visitors Bureau.  For more area information and events, click www.sturgisareachamber.com.

    Nearby recreational outlets and places of interest:

    Badlands National Park

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    Bear Butte State Park

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    Black Hills National Cemetery

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    Black Hills National Forest

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    Crazy Horse Memorial

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    Deadwood Gaming

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    Devil’s Tower National Monument

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    Fort Meade National Cemetery

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    Fort Meade Recreation Area & National Back Country Byway

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    Mickelson Trail

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    Mount Rushmore National Monument

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    Old Fort Meade Cavalry Museum

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    South Dakota Centennial Trail

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    Sturgis Center for the Arts

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    Sturgis Community Center

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    Vanocker Canyon

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    Wonderland Cave

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