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Junction
Junction of USA Highway #16 with State Route #89, east of Custer, South Dakota, a city in Custer County, South Dakota. This is where Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway starts its journey through a delightful adventure as it winds its way around spiraling "pig-tail" shaped bridges, through six rock tunnels, among towering granite pinnacles and over pristine, pine-clad mountains.
4.0
6.4
Custer State Park Road
Custer State Park Road, into Custer State Park, Custer State Park Pond,
4.4
7.1
Custer State Park Loop
Custer State Park Loop Road, winds into the Custer State Park and connects with State Route #87 a part of the Byway.
5.9
9.5
Junction
Junction State Route #87, in Custer State Park, South Dakota
6.8
10.9
Custer State Park Loop
Custer State Park Loop, Galena Creek, Custer State Park, a state park and wildlife reserve in the Black Hills of South Dakota. The park is the first and largest South Dakota state park. Within the park is a famous herd of 1500 free roaming bison. Also inhabiting the park are mountain goats, pronghorn antelope, elk, bighorn sheep, feral buros, mule deer, mountain lions, and white tailed deer. The park is well-known for its scenery and scenic drives providing glimpses of the bison herd and prairie dog towns.
7.3
11.8
Junction
Junction State Highway #87, a part of the Byway,
7.5
12.0
Badger Clark Memorial Road
Badger Clark Memorial Road, Custer State Park, in South Dakota
13.4
21.5
Viewpoint
Viewpoint/ Rest Area, on the Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway near the Wildlife Loop Road, in Custer State Park, where a herd of free roaming bisons, antelopes, deers and other wild animals could be spotted.
13.4
21.6
Wildlife Loop Road
Wildlife Loop Road, Custer State Park,
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25.1
Junction
Junction State Highway #36, to Hermosa, South Dakota,
23.1
37.1
Access Road
Access Road to, Ghost Canyon Road, Oak Meadows Road, Playhouse Road,
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39.6
Access
Access to Iron Creek,
32.1
51.6
Junction
Junction USA Highway #16/State Route #16A, Keystone, South Dakota, a town in the Black Hills region of Pennington County, South Dakota. A mining town in 1880's, and has since transformed itself into a resort town, serving the needs of the millions of visitors to Mount Rushmore National Memorial, which is located just beyond city limits. Black Hills Central Railroad is one of the touristic attractions in the area.
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54.2
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
Mount Rushmore National Memorial, near Keystone, South Dakota, a monumental granite sculpture, located within the United States Presidential Memorial that represents the first 150 years of the history of the United States of America with 60-foot sculptures of the heads of former United States presidents. The entire memorial draws approximately two million visitors annually.
36.0
57.9
Palmer Creek Road
Palmer Creek Road, A Loop Road, located on State Route #244, part of the Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway, Horse Thief Lake, a lake located along State Route #244, in Pennington County, South Dakota.
36.6
58.9
Palmer Creek Road
Palmer Creek Road, A Loop located on State Route #244, northwest of Mt. Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota
36.7
59.1
Centennial Trail
Centennial Trail, a road connecting State Route #244 with Old Hill City Road,
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64.1
Palmer Creek Road
Palmer Creek Road, This Road connects with State Highway #87 on the southwest. Palmer Gulch Road, A Road connecting Old Hill City Road on the Northeast of here.
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68.5
Junction
Junction USA Highway #385/16, Hot Springs National Cemetery, Hill City, South Dakota, a city in Pennington County, South Dakota, is known as the "Heart of the Hills" which is derived from its close proximity to both the geographical center of the Black Hills, and the local tourist destinations. Hill City, South Dakota, lies on the north on USA Highway #385.
42.8
68.8
Junction
Junction USA Highway #16/385 with State Route #87, Byway takes a detour here and continues its journey on State Highway #87.
44.3
71.3
Palmer Creek Road
Palmer Creek Road, connecting State Route #244 with State Route #87,
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78.2
Junction
Junction State Route #87 with State Route #89, The Byway Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway, forms a loop, by continuing its journey on State Route #89 and meeting USA Highway #16 east of Custer, South Dakota, while the other part continues its journey on State Route #87 and connects with USA Highway 16 at another location further east of Custer, South Dakota within Custer State Park.
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82.8
Forest Route
Forest Route, into the Custer State Park, in the Black Hills National Forest Area, South Dakota
54.0
86.9
Willow Creek Road
Willow Creek Road, Montgomery Street, to Custer, South Dakota, a city in Custer County, South Dakota,
61.0
98.1
Access
Access, to, Sylvan Lake, known as the ?crown jewel? of Custer State Park, is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It offers picnic areas, small rental boats, swimming, and hiking trails. It is also popular as a starting point for excursions to Harney Peak and The Needles.
65.4
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Access Road
Access Road, to, Sylvan Lake, known as the ?crown jewel? of Custer State Park, is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. It offers picnic areas, small rental boats, swimming, and hiking trails. It is also popular as a starting point for excursions to Harney Peak and The Needles.
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105.4
Custer State Park
The Black Elk Wilderness, located in South Dakota within Custer State Park. Black Elk Wilderness is part of Black Hills National Forest. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is immediately to the north and much of the rest of the wilderness is bordered by other protected land under the jurisdiction of state and federal agencies.
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109.4
The Needles
The Needles of the Black Hills of South Dakota, a region of fantastically eroded granite pillars, towers, and spires. Popular with rock climbers and tourists alike, the Needles are accessed from the Needles Highway. The Cathedral Spires and Limber Pine Natural Area, a portion of the Needles containing six ridges of pillars as well as a disjunct stand of limber pine, is a National Natural Landmark.
73.1
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Custer State Park Road
Custer State Park,
73.3
117.9
Custer State Park
Custer State Park, FDR 345, Iron Creek Horse Creek Horse Camp Road,
76.1
122.4
Center Lake Road
Center Lake Road, Custer State Park, Grace Coolidge Creek,
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125.3
Forest Road
A Forest Road, winds through Custer State Park and connects State Route 387 with USA Highway #16 near Custer State Park Pond.
86.5
139.2
End of Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway
End of Peter Norbeck Scenic Byway, This is where the byway ends near the spot where it starts, just east of Custer, South Dakota, at the Junction of State Route #89 with USA Highway #16/State Highway #16A, forming a loop with an inner connecting Road.