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Palmer Gulch – Faith WeekendSeptember 13, 2013
Where do you find entertainment for all ages, beautiful Black Hills scenery, and spiritual inspiration all at one place? – At Palmer Gulch in late August! The 2nd annual Faith Weekend on August 23-25 was a weekend of sun, fun, and great entertainment. The weekend was crammed with family-friendly activities and concerts, and even our four-legged friends seemed to have a jolly good time!Read More...
Last Modified: 09-13-2013-15:47:17
Arrange an Eco-friendly Wedding: The Best Green Wedding TipsSeptember 5, 2013
No, we are not necessarily indicating that emerald green should be the color theme for your wedding. The average wedding produces 400 lbs of garbage and a whopping 63 tons of CO2! Located in the awe-inspiring Black Hills of South Dakota, Palmer Gulch Resort is a place where you and your loved ones can enjoy nature to its full extent. In order for future generations to be able to breathe fresh mountain air and swim in clean, healthy lakes, it is important that all of us do our share in making our carbon footprints as tiny as possible. The benefits of an eco-friendly wedding are many. Not only does an eco-friendly wedding help reduce impact on the environment, but it also reduces the impact on your wallet. Buying vintage items and opting for locally made products will drastically reduce the cost of a wedding.
Last Modified: 09-5-2013-16:08:51
Fun in the Sun: Camping and Your HealthJuly 10, 2013
The Black Hills abound with recreation opportunity in a way that few places come close to matching. The region has all the amenities of urban America, without the crowded populations, noise, and pollution. In short, camping in the Black Hills is an unmatched experience. Journeying from Hot Springs, to Rapid City, to Mt. Rushmore, to Sturgis & beyond affords a true vacation experience; and with Palmer Gulch, there’s no better way to experience a South Dakota vacation.Read More...
Last Modified: 07-10-2013-14:01:47
Snake Safety: What to Do in a Rattlesnake EncounterMay 15, 2013
As soon as the warmer weather hits, we’re chomping at the bit to get out there and enjoy all of the sunshine and adventure that summertime in the Black Hills can bring. However, just as roses have thorns, so do the Black Hills carry their own personal brand of danger: the dreaded rattlesnake encounter.Read More...
Last Modified: 05-15-2013-11:12:50
The George S. Mickelson TrailApril 18, 2013
Once upon a time, it sent daily train traffic—strings of cars from engine to caboose—sailing smoothly down the Burlington Northern line from Deadwood to Edgemont. Today, cyclists, hikers, and cross-country skiers in the Black Hills, both locals and tourists, can witness the spectacular scenery those late conductors must have relished as they flew up and down the ties, careening through the mountain terrain of thick forest pine.Read More...
Last Modified: 04-18-2013-16:13:42