Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore

Mount Rushmore National Memorial is visited by nearly three million people each year that come to marvel at the majestic beauty of the Black Hills of South Dakota and learn about the birth, growth, development and preservation of the country.

Black Hills and Beyond

Whispering Winds Resort offers quick and easy access to a wide range of attractions from hiking trails to national monuments and parks to unique shopping and cultural experiences.

With so many things to see and do, we are experts in understanding each family’s vacation goals and helping them choose the places they will love the most. Give us a call or stop by the main house and we can help you build the perfect Black Hills getaway.

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Bear Country

Bear Country U.S.A.

Nestled over 200 acres amidst towering pines and along rolling meadows, Bear Country U.S.A. offers visitors intimate views of most North American mammals. Visitors take a leisurely three-mile drive through several enclosures and encounter black bears, elk, reindeer, deer, cougars, bobcats, rocky mountain goats, bighorn sheep, dall sheep, pronghorn and buffalo.

Black Hills National Forest

Black Hills National Forest

The majestic Black Hills National Forest has lured visitors from across the globe. The striking wildlife is merely one of the countless treasures the Hills have to offer.

Reptile Gardens

Reptile Gardens

Stroll through a garden oasis of colorful blooms, lush vegetation and well-manicured lawns. You may even get the rare opportunity to have an up close and person animal encounter with a snake, baby gator (Fluffy), or some other photogenic creature.

Black Hills Hiking Trails

Hiking Trails

There’s no shortage of hiking and backpacking destinations in the Black Hills and Badlands, with 1.2 million acres of Black Hills National Forest, nearly a quarter of a million acres of Badlands National Park and hundreds of miles of marked trails within those areas.