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Why Not? It’s Free!

If you’ve ever driven I-90 across South Dakota, you’d know that the state is not afraid to advertise its charms.  In addition to the ubiquitous signage for the famous Wall Drug, there is also 1880 Town, and one of my … Continue reading

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New Top Ten!

It’s been almost five years since I posted the “Top Ten Places to See on the Great Plains Trail,” and while some things are going to remain the same, a lot has changed as far as routing and highlights are … Continue reading

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What Are Your Favorite Great Plains Sites?

2015 – The Year of the Great Plains As I have brazenly declared, 2015 is The Year of the Great Plains, and I’m dedicating this blog all year to providing information for anyone on where to go to enjoy some … Continue reading

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Just off the Interstate: Theodore Roosevelt National Park

In keeping with my promise from the previous post, I intend to deliver useful (hopefully) information about places to see, and things to do in the Great Plains.  I’ll start with some places that are easily accessible from major Interstate … Continue reading

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The Great Plains – It’s a National Treasure

The subject came up recently about how many sites of national significance the Great Plains Trail will pass through (in its currently envisioned state, which is subject to variations).  For the sake of this blog post, I will consider only … Continue reading

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Dakota Prairie Grasslands

Today’s featured National Grassland, Dakota Prairie, is actually four grasslands in both North Dakota and South Dakota operated by one agency.  The four different units include three in North Dakota – Little Missouri National Grassland, Cedar River National Grassland, and … Continue reading

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And Carry a Big Batch of Candles!

Yesterday was the birthday of Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th President of the United States.  He was born on October 27th, 1858 in New York City.  Theodore (known as Teddy) is perhaps the most ardent supporter of protecting lands who has … Continue reading

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