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South Dakota United States #385 Highway Guide

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View from highway - Photo South Dakota welcome highway sign.
Welcome to South Dakota.
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Point of Information
Fall County, southern county line.
1.1
1.7
Entering The Buffalo Gap National Grassland
The Buffalo Gap National Grassland, South Dakota, encompasses nearly 600,000 acres located in scattered tracts within southwestern South Dakota. The National Grassland contains a surprising diversity of plants and animals. But, the predominant vegetative group is, of course, grasses.
1.5
2.4
View from highway
Driving north
4.4
7.1
Roadside turnout picnic area
Picnic tables, east side of highway
7.8
12.6
Point of Interest
Crossing, Beef Creek, South Dakota
12.4
20.0
Community of Oelrichs, South Dakota

12.6
20.2
Services at highway
Fuel, gas, diesel, west side of highway
12.9
20.8
Junction of highway # 18
East to the communities of Oglala, South Dakota - Pine Ridge, South Dakota. NOTE, highway #18 overlaps highway #385 at this point north.
13.2
21.3
View from highway
Driving north.
14.0
22.5
Junction of county roadway # J27
East side of highway.
16.5
26.6
Access to Bed and Breakfast
West side of highway.
21.9
35.2
Junction of county roadway # IC
East side of highway.
22.6
36.4
Junction of county roadway # 1
Access to the community of Smithwick, South Dakota - 6 miles east.
22.9
36.9
Junction of county roadway # 79
East of highway.
26.1
42.0
Access to Angostura Reservoir, South Dakota
West side of highway. Access to Angostura State Recreation Area. Angostura Reservoir is a water-lovers haven in the southern Black Hills. With plenty of room for boating, fishing and swimming, this recreation area attracts visitors to its clear waters and natural sand beaches. The dam was built in 1949 by the Bureau of Reclamation across the Cheyenne River for irrigation purposes but paved the way for recreation. The word angostura is Spanish for narrows
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44.3
Access to Angostura Reservoir SD. State recreation area

28.0
45.1
Access to Airport
East side of highway.
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45.4
View from highway
Driving north.
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47.0
Point of Interest
Crossing the Cheyenne River, South Dakota. Junction of county roadway # 79F.
30.3
48.7
Junction of highway # 79
North to communities of Buffalo Gap, SD. - Fairburn, South Dakota - Hermosa, South Dakota.
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49.0
Services at highway
Fuel.
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52.4
View from highway
Driving north
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54.8
Roadside turnout with historic information sign - Photo fronm turnout
Gravel turnout, east side of highway. Tribal tradition states that as long ago as the 16th century, the Fall River Valley & canyon area were seldom without groups of Tetis belonging to North American Plains Tribes. They knew the curative value of the warm springs located there and used them for bathing their sick & lame. Exploration of the area in 1874- 1875 led to the discovery of 75 geothermal springs.
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View from highway - Photo Hot Springs, South Dakota welcome highway sign.
City of Hot Springs, South Dakota, southern limits
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55.3
Junction of highway # 71 & #18 Truck Route

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Junction of highway # 18
West to the community of Edgemount, South Dakota. NOTE highway #18 overlap leaves highway # 385 and heads west.
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57.6
City of Hot Springs, South Dakota
Downtown business area.
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57.6
City of Hot Springs, South Dakota
For continuance of highway # 385 north see Milebymile.com, U.S. # 385 South Dakota City of Hot Springs, SD. to city of Custer, SD. for driving directions. Start / Finish of Road Map Highway Travel Guide -e