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Petrified Forest

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Distance 37 miles
Time Needed: 1 hour
Best Time To Go: Anytime
Directions: Follow US16A east out of Keystone to US 16. Follow 16 east to Rapid City. Follow I90 north to Piedmont. (Exit 46)
Highlights: Ancient trees of stone
Description:     This is one of the oldest tourist attractions in the Black Hills, dating from 1929.
    Today this 25-acre forest of petrified trees is home to an RV campground and restaurant as well as the trails through the forest of stone. Tours are conducted every 20 minutes in the summer. The site also constitutes numerous other exhibits of fossils, rocks and minerals and gift shop with rock jewelry, rakku pottery and stone crafts.

Contact:
    Elk Creek Resort
    8228 Elk Creek Road, Piedmont, SD 57769

    Phone: 605-787-4560
    Link: http://www.elkcreekresort.net/
 
 

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