Featuring fantastic photos, the very best travel information, guides and maps, The Best of the Black Hills is brimming with an explorer's top things to see and do; from the best day hikes and scenic drives to the best places to see wildlife, wildflowers, and sunsets. Showcasing the entire region's wealth of national parks and monuments, forests, grasslands, history and culture, and recreational opportunities, this is the perfect companion for pre-planning your trip and reference guide to better understand your experience. Former National Park Service ranger Alan Leftridge guides readers through all the superlatives the Black Hills have to offer, including sections on the best activities for kids and the best things to do on a rainy or snowy day. Where are the bison? Where are the best lakes and best places to boat and fish? Where are the best campgrounds? What are the must-see historical and cultural sites? This handy guide has all the answers.