1935
South Dakota/North Dakota
On The Road: National Parks, Monuments and Energy Sources of South Dakota, North
Program No. 1935RJ
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At a Glance

Capture the spirit of the West where pioneers, explorers and ranchers forged American ideals of adventure and rugged individualism. In South Dakota, experience Mount Rushmore and the other-worldly beauty of Badlands National Park. Walk the trail at Wyoming’s Devils Tower, our country’s first National Monument, and marvel at American technological innovation at North Dakota’s massive wind, oil, coal and gas energy complexes. Visit two state capitols, dine on a Missouri River paddle wheeler and delve into the heritage of the Native Americans who inhabited these lands centuries ago.

Best of all, you'll ...

  • See a reconstruction of Gen. George Custer’s base for his ill-fated campaign against the Plains Indians at the Little Bighorn.
  • At the Burning Hills Amphitheater, take in the Medora Musical, an extravaganza of horses, cowboys and music.
  • Discuss clean-energy technology at the Wilton Wind Farm, where you view 260-foot-tall wind towers fitted with 120-foot blades.
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