Pine Ridge, South Dakota
||About 70 miles
|Best Time To Go:
||US16A East to SD40 East to SD79
South to US18 East.
||Prairie Grasslands, Wounded Knee,
Pine Ridge Indian School
|| A person might say
that some of the joy in visiting Pine Ridge is
getting there. The drive through Southwestern
South Dakota's prairie grasslands
can be awe-inspiring.
The town is located in the Pine
of the Oglala Sioux Tribe and is near the site of
the 1890 Wounded Knee massacre
of Lakota women and children by the US 7th Army.
The Pine Ridge
Reservation at 2.7 million acres is the
Reservation in the United States. The reservation
includes parts of the Badlands National Park and
the Buffalo Gap National Grasslands.
The Heritage Center
at the Red Cloud Indian School is
nationally recognized for its collection
of Native American Art, both contemporary and
historical. It is also home
to the annual Red Cloud Indian Art Show, the
nation's foremost gathering
of Native American artists. Visitors and art
collectors from around the
world attend this show every year and contemporary
works of fine art are
offered for sale in the gallery year round.
Ridge Chamber of Commerce, Phone
free of any
either users or