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Looks like Everyone Loves to Camp at South Dakota’s State Parks, Increasing Numbers Prove It

It's really not too early to be thinking about camping, especially with the numbers of people wanting to do it continuing to increase.

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Snowshoe Hiking

Get off That Couch and Enjoy the Outdoors in Winter with Snowshoe Hikes in South Dakota

It can be pretty difficult to get up off the couch and go outside to enjoy the winter season. But people need to remember to remain active during the this time of year.

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Black Hills National Park

South Dakota State Park Licenses on Sale

The new South Dakota state park licenses are now for sale. The 2015 sticker features a photo of Bear Butte State Park and will be good through May 22, 2016.

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Kids Boredom Busters in the Sioux Falls Area

If your kids are telling you they're bored, here are Boredom Busters in or near Sioux Falls

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SD outdoors

June is Great Outdoors Month in South Dakota. Fishing Poles, Hiking Boots, and Tents Optional

South Dakota Gov. Dennis Daugaard has declared June "Great Outdoors Month" so grab a fishing pole and tent and get ready for adventure at your favorite state park and beyond.

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Custer State Park
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South Dakota Parks Set Records

2013 had record high numbers for campers and visitors attending South Dakota State Parks. Custer State Park and Lewis And Clark Recreation Area combined for 40% of the total number of visitors that came to the State Parks.

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MB Photography/Getty Images

Dog-Gone Fun For The Weekend

Summer is just about to come to an end!  And with our dog days weather cooler than normal, outdoor fun hasn't been too bad.  Don't let the calendar discourage you from making a camping reservation...

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Too Many Elk at Wind Cave National Park: A Solution

Rather than pushing the excess elk problem to somebody else here is an idea: bring back the wolf. Wolves like elk meat. They are good at culling herds. Wolves take out the weak, old, and slow. Strong elk survive.

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Blood Run
South Dakota Game, Fish, Parks

Blood Run on Verge of Becoming State Park

SIOUX FALLS - Efforts to preserve picturesque and historically significant acreage along the Big Sioux River are kicking into high gear in 2013.

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Bull Elks In Yellowstone National Park
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National Park to Reduce Bloated Elk Herd

HOT SPRINGS - Officials are considering herding elk out of Wind Cave National Park in southwestern South Dakota to reduce a bloated herd.

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