Four places to Camp in Spearfish Canyon

Dog Friendly, South Dakota, United States
The Black Hills of South Dakota is an amazing place full of history and beautiful landscapes. You could easily spend an entire weekend there, and if you do, you should highly consider camping. There's just something about Spearfish Canyon that keeps you wanting more . Four Places To Camp In Spearfish Canyon [caption id="attachment_645" align="aligncenter" width="1000"] The Adventure Van at the Rod and Gun Campground[/caption] Gun and Rod Campground Gun and Rod Campground is the closest campground to Savoy, South Dakota. It is about 2.5 miles south on Roughlock Falls Road once your turn off of Highway 14A. It has 6 campsites with picnic tables and fire rings. The sites are fairly open and there is a large grassy field in the center as well. This was our paid campsite of choice. It…
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One Day In Badlands National Park With A Dog

One Day In Badlands National Park With A Dog

Dog Friendly, National Parks, South Dakota, Traveling, United States
Badlands National Park is a natural wonder located just outside of Rapid City, South Dakota. When heading there, I was excited because I was finally visiting South Dakota and I love national parks, but I really had no idea what to expect. It turns out, it's a unique mix of rocky buttes, spires and grassy fields that are quite pleasant to look at and hop around on. Unfortunately, Badlands National Park doesn't allow dogs on it's trails, so we were unable to explore very far beyond the pavement. Luckily, one of Badlands National Park's highlights is it's scenic drive. Note: On our trip we met a lot of dogs on the short trails. People were totally ignoring the signs and not only is that not cool, it makes it harder…
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