Viewing Wildlife

The Black Hills National Forest provides habitat for many species of wildlife, including large and small mammals, reptiles, amphibians, fish, invertebrates and birds. Enjoy viewing wildlife from roads and trails throughout the Forest. 

Congress established the Norbeck Wildlife Preserve in 1920 for the "protection of game animals and birds and to be recognized as a breeding place therefore."  The preserve covers about 35,000 acres, 25,000 of which are managed by the Forest Service.  Most of the r...

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Viewing Wildlife Areas

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities