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The Mickelson Trail in South Dakota

While we’re on the subject of rail trails, one of the best in the country is the Mickelson Trail through the Black Hills of South Dakota.  It’s over 100 miles long and runs from Edgemont in the south all the … Continue reading

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High Points – Harney Peak

In order of elevation from highest to lowest, the next Great Plains state high point is Harney Peak in South Dakota (7,242 feet above sea level).   It’s possible I have mentioned all of this before in the blog, so … Continue reading

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Powwow Highway

Back to films of the Great Plains . . . One of my favorite films of the last (can it possibly be that long?) 25 years or so is Powwow Highway from 1989.  It’s the story of Buddy and Philbert … Continue reading

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