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The Black Hills Wild Horse Sanctuary

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Hot Springs, SD
+1 800-252-6652
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The highlight of our trip to South Dakota

My husband and I booked a private tour when visiting from Michigan in September and were lucky... read more

Reviewed 9 December 2017
Novi, Michigan
Inspirational tour of the vast 700 horse sancturary

This was the best experience of our 10 day trip to the Black Hills region of South Dakota. As... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Louann P
Franklin Square, New York
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This 11,000-acre ranch breeds wild horses, letting them run free and unbroken.
  • Excellent78%
  • Very good12%
  • Average6%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible2%
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“private tour” (19 reviews)
“black hills” (42 reviews)
Hot Springs, SD
+1 800-252-6652
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Reviewed 9 December 2017

My husband and I booked a private tour when visiting from Michigan in September and were lucky enough to get Rick as a guide. He drove us throughout the vast property in his SUV as we saw all types of horses and heard stories of...More

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Reviewed 20 October 2017

This was the best experience of our 10 day trip to the Black Hills region of South Dakota. As adventurous seniors, we did the two hour tour with Dave at the end of July at 9:00 in the morning so it wasn't too hot yet....More

Thank Louann P
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

As if just getting to see the horses wasn't enough... we also got to see Historical Native American sites, movie sets, Amazing vistas, an abundance of other wild animals. We learned about the history of the sanctuary itself, local flora and fauna. We also learned...More

Thank Jake H
Reviewed 11 October 2017

What an entertaining, informative 3 hour photo tour with our guide, Rhianna. She was excellent, very knowledgeable, and entertaining. We had a great tour through the beautiful acreage and saw the mustangs up close and personal. A wonderful experience and well worth the money. What...More

Thank C J x
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We were hesitant to spend the money to take the tour, but not after we got going. What an entertaining, informative 2 hour tour with Dave our tour guide. We took a great tour through the acreage and saw the mustangs up close and personal....More

Thank Shar0nT
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We stayed two nights on premise at one of the cabins and thoroughly enjoyed our time there. My traveling companion grew up with horses, while I did not. But the sanctuary itself is a beautiful place and the staff are all friendly and you can...More

Thank SRusher
Reviewed 1 October 2017

We had the private tour with the guide so 3 people total in the vehicle for 3 hours. It was fantastic. I was hoping that the mustangs would run but no such luck. A couple of them were so friendly that they stuck their head...More

Thank Warrior9
Reviewed 30 September 2017

Stayed 3 days at the cabin. Instead of a tour, I was invited to help with feeding the horses as well as helping to gather the horses from across the river and moving them to another pasture. I had the best time and can't say...More

Thank Kathy W
Reviewed 21 September 2017

Any horse lover should not miss this. We had a spunky 70-something tour guide who handled the old school bus like she'd been driving it all her life. She was knowledgeable and fun. We were able to walk up to the foals, with caution, if...More

Thank ladyonthego52
Reviewed 17 September 2017 via mobile

We stopped here to have a look at the wild horses. The place was very interesting in a beautiful location.

Thank taarhaug
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Andrea C
25 March 2017|
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Response from 850joyces | Reviewed this property |
The two hour is on the bus and which you stat on most of the time. The three hour is a private car that takes you near the horses and allowed to get out to see the close more pricey. Which ever tour you can afford helps... More
25 May 2016|
Response from morningrose3248 | Reviewed this property |
Thank You for requesting an answer from me but it would be best to get the answer from them! Here is their direct contact information: Black Hills Worse Sanctuary Phone:1-800-252-6652 Add4ess:12163 Highland Road Hot... More
Sandra B
13 August 2015|
Response from Maxschauersmom | Reviewed this property |
50 dollars per person or 45 dollars if you are a Senior Citizen. The tour lasts right around 2 hours and is most informative...