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Black Hills 1880 Train - Keystone to Hill City South Dakota - Roundtrip

Black Hills 1880 Train

Black Hills 1880 Train

The Black Hills 1880 Train from Hill City to Keystone shows you the staggering beauty of the Black Hills of Western South Dakota! You'll glide over the rugged landscape aboard a vintage steam train, like those that helped settle the Great American West! This trip is a round-trip from Keystone to Hill City and back.

Located near Mt. Rushmore National Monument and Crazy Horse Memorial, the 1880 Train offers a western experience like no other. Feel the power. Hear the bellow of the engine and the whine of the whistle as it winds its way through the scenic hills between Keystone to Hill City... and back again.

The Round-Trip Train trip takes approximately 2 hours.

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Black Hills 1880 Train - Keystone to Hill City South Dakota - Roundtrip
Length: 2 hours
Prices - including tax
All amounts in US Dollar $

Adult Telephone Rate : $34.95
Adult Rate : $29.95
Your Internet Order Savings: $5.00
Child Rate
(Ages 3-12):
Child - Free
(Ages 2 and Under):

8:45 am, 11:15 am & 2:30 pm (late May through September)

Please see availability calendar for specific departure dates and times.


Train accommodations can be made for wheelchair access with 72 hours advance notice. Please order online or call to order or for more information.

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Cancellation Policy:

There are no refunds. All sales are final.

Change Fee Policy: If changes are allowed on a tour or activity, a $20.00 per reservation change fee will be applied for any change to a reservation. Please note that some tours and activities do not allow any changes. Date changes can be made only if we can confirm availability on the new date. While we cannot guarantee any changes can be made, all change requests must be submitted a minimum of 24 hours prior to the tour departure and must be handled on an individual basis through our Reservations Center.

You must be at the ticket office where you depart at least 45 minutes before the time of the trip.

Visitor Comments:

  • What fun to step back in time and try to imagine traveling on a train and life as our forefathers must have seen it! From our train loving family. - Petersen, WI
  • The total experience was well worth it. Our narrator did a superb job. - R. Jacobson, Ohio
  • Thank you for making me feel welcome. - Alicia, Minnetonka, MN
  • A very enjoyable experience, glad we made it part of our Black Hills vacation. - Rust, Lakewood, CO
  • The cars are restored BEAUTIFULLY. The steam engines are the best and both our children love them to pieces. - The Donleys, SD
  • The employees were all professional, friendly, knowledgeable, and gracious. They were concerned with our safety and did everything within their power to provide a memorable time for all, from the eldest to the youngest. Thank you to each one. - E. Conn, SD & E. Boelk, WI

Driving Distances within the Black Hills:

  • Deadwood-Hill City - 41 Miles
  • Deadwood-Keystone - 47 Miles
  • Spearfish-Hill City - 59 Miles
  • Spearfish-Keystone - 65 Miles
  • Rapid City-Hill City - 26 Miles
  • Rapid City-Keystone - 22 Miles
  • Custer-Hill City - 14 Miles
  • Custer-Keystone - 22 Miles
  • Hill City-Keystone - 14 Miles

Train accommodations can be made for wheelchair access with 72 hours advance notice. Please order online or call to order or for more information.


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