The Box Events Center is conveniently located in close proximity to the best activities and attractions Western South Dakota has to offer! From splashtastic times at South Dakota’s largest indoor waterpark resort, WaTiki® Indoor Waterpark Resort, to up-close encounters with our state’s famed four faces at Mount Rushmore National Memorial, The Box Events Center welcomes you to enjoy the visit of a lifetime! Get to know some of our top Must-See Attractions in the beautiful Black Hills.
Splashtastic times await you at the largest indoor waterpark in South Dakota! Located just steps away from The Box Events Center, WaTiki® Indoor Waterpark Resort offers over 30,000 square feet of gnarly aquatic adventures waiting to be had. Bonus points for delectable on-site dining and drinks at Sliders Bar & Grill.
South Dakota’s Most Famous Faces, the beloved Mount Rushmore National Memorial is under one hour away from The Box Events Center. Home to an on-site museum, amphitheater, and ample shopping outlets, Mount Rushmore is an essential sight to see on any trip to South Dakota. (Located 37 minutes from The Box)
Just under an hour away from The Box you’ll find the ultimate homage to our Nation’s indigenous culture and history at Crazy Horse Memorial, located outside of Custer, SD. Here, you’ll find ample opportunities to learn and be moved by tales of perseverance and preservation. (Located 39 Minutes from The Box)
Take a step back in time as your peer at the prehistoric vistas, ancient fossils beds, and brilliant buttes that comprise the 244,000 acres of Badlands National Park. Don’t miss out on free educational opportunities for the kiddos and unforgettable hiking/biking opportunities. (Located 49 Minutes from The Box)
Located just outside of Rapid City, South Dakota, Reptile Gardens is home to one of the largest private collections of reptiles in the entire world! If petting baby crocodiles, getting up-close-and-personal with slithery friends, and basking in brilliant botanical surroundings sounds fun to you, Reptile Gardens should be at the top of your list. (Located 17 Minutes from The Box)
Oh give us a home where the buffalo roam – where the deer and the antelope play… Oh wait, they do in Custer State Park! Home to popular sights like Sylvan Lake, The Black Hills Playhouse, Needles Highway and annual Buffalo Roundup, Custer State Park is an adventurer’s playground offering an abounding assortment of opportunities to hike, bike, camp, and explore. (Located 40 Minutes from The Box)
Win big as you roam the same streets as the Legends of the Old West in the gaming paradise that is Historic Deadwood, South Dakota. Offering a historic spread of dining and gaming, you won’t find an experience like Deadwood anywhere else! Visiting in the winter? You’re in luck! The Lead-Deadwood area is home to the Black Hills’ best conditions for winter activities.
Teleport to an alpine wonderland in picturesque Spearfish Canyon. Located outside of Spearfish, SD, you’ll find some of the most well-photographed scenery in the Black Hills as you traverse winding highway roads accented by ground to sky foliage all around you. Offering superb hiking and biking, Spearfish Canyon is a sight to behold, all times of the year. Traveling in the Fall? You’re in for a treat as Spearfish Canyon displays some of the best Fall foliage in the region. (Located 48 Minutes from The Box)