Backcountry aficionados with a taste for muddy trails, powderhounds dreaming of your own perfect snow, weekend warriors looking to make the most of that well deserved break: we have what you are looking for. Lead is an outdoors enthusiast’s dream – come and play to your heart’s content!
Just minutes away from downtown, you will find prime golfing with the stunning Black Hills as a backdrop, hiking on hundreds of miles of hiking trails, fishing in Spearfish Canyon and other small streams, great trails to explore on your ATV, the Mickelson Trail – a local favorite for biking and running, as well as many great spots for camping, rock climbing, and hunting. Every winter, our playground turns into a snow-smothered paradise. With over 350 miles of groomed snowmobile trails, as well as a great ski areas right at our front doors, we can really boast four seasons worth of some of the best outdoor fun. Best part of it all? We don’t mind sharing!
Check out these experiences for outdoor fun in the Lead area.
Northern Hills Recreation Association, (605) 584-3326
(see all the available lodging here)
Fish 'N Fry Campground, (605) 578-2150
Hidden Valley Campground, (605) 578-1342
Mystic Hills Hideaway, (605) 584-4713
Recreational Springs Resort, (605) 584-1228
Whitetail Creek Resort, (605) 584-9085
FITNESS & HEALTH
Handley Center, (605) 584-1113
Lead Country Club, (605) 584-1852
SKIING & SNOWBOARDING
Terry Peak Ski Area, (605) 584-2165
Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center Trolley Tours of Lead - call for more information (605) 584-3110
Mickelson Trail and Black Hills Trails Office, (605) 584-3896
Bear Country USA, (605) 343-2290