Things to Do

Art & Museums

So just how big were the dinosaurs? What is the history of the railroad in SD? Who built the Harney Peak Fire Lookout? How many Teddy Bears live in Hill City? Take a gallery walk in Hill City to see the variety of artists the “Heart of the Black Hills” has to offer.


Take an antique train ride, see where some major movies were made, watch a working one-stamp gold mill, visit a cave, take a helicopter ride, ride a zipline! Spread your wings in Hill City!

Artists, Musicians, & Individuals

With the help of local benefactors, artists, and musicians,  Hill City continues to grow and entertain. You can get involved and support the community, it’s diverse population and the Chamber of Commerce.


There are plenty of dining options for you in the Heart of the Hills. Take that special someone on a quiet romantic night, have some down-home cooking, or feed the whole family. Whatever your stomach needs, you’ll find plenty of help curing your appetite in Hill City.

Rentals & Tours

Take a bicycle tour on our wonderful Mickelson Trail! Experience a different type of tour you have never dreamed of! Relax and learn while you tour all the hot spots of our area!


Whether you’re looking for a souvenir, a keepsake to pass down to future generations or some new garb, you’ll find it and more on Hill City’s Main Street. Beautiful locally made jewelry, timeless antiques and all your hiking, biking, climbing and skiing gear — Hill City has what you need.


Rhubarb, crab apples, chokecherries, buffalo berries, wild plums. The native fruits of South Dakota, along with recently developed grape varieties that thrive in our Northern Plains climate, make for some unique and delectable fine wines produced by four regional wineries.