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Parks & nature in Rapid City

Plaza
“An anchor of our downtown. Check out their website for current events. Every Thursday in the summer the city block off a couple streets near the Square and there are multiple bands, beer garden, street vendors and many activities for kids.”
21 locals recommend
Park
“Old concrete life size Dinosaur figures on top of Skyline drive. Fun dinosaurs to climb on and a great view of West Rapid City.”
13 locals recommend
Park
“Great fairy tale park for kids. Free admission but donations are encouraged. Small charge (~$2) for train ride, bounce house, carousel.”
8 locals recommend
Park
“Perfect for morning/evening exercise on foot or bike. Choose a trail in the hills or loop it around the creek on a concrete path. An enjoyable inner-city nature-walk. ”
3 locals recommend
Park
“Beautiful park in the city. Flat, well-maintained bike trails for walkers, runners and cyclists. Fishing from Canyon Lake is allowed with a fishing license.”
5 locals recommend
Park
“Amazing network of biking and hiking trails right in the center of town! There are even a few climbing routes with anchors.”
2 locals recommend
Park
“Trail starts in Founders Park and overlooks Downtown and the southwest side. Beautiful views.”
2 locals recommend
Park
1 local recommends
Park
“Great hiking and mountain biking trails minutes away. You can access the trails by walking down St Cloud St.”
3 locals recommend
Park
1 local recommends
Park
“This nearby park has many amenities including a small picnic area, tennis court, basketball court, and lovely flower gardens in the spring/summer. In the winter you can also enjoy ice-skating. ”
1 local recommends