Climbing in South Dakota, SD
About South Dakota Climbing
RootsRated explores the best climbing in South Dakota. From outdoor crags to indoor gyms, let our experts help you find the perfect routes. Our destinations are chosen by outdoors experts who live and play in South Dakota, so you’re sure to find the top adventures and maybe even a few local secrets!
Palisades State Park offers more than 100 routes and almost 50 boulder problems along Split Rock Creek in eastern South Dakota.
Classic trad climbing in The Needles of South Dakota make this a great weekend destination for all climbers.
Spearfish Canyon, just outside of Spearfish, South Dakota, has almost 700 established climbing routes. The rock is limestone, with crimps, pockets, and overhang.
From the tallest peak east of the Rockies to squeezing through the world’s second longest cave, South Dakota is filled with outdoor adventures
The the whole crew along on these scenic family-friendly trails in South Dakota
Filled with open roads and incredibly scenic vistas, South Dakota is an excellent place for road cyclists to explore
Both expert riders and beginners will find plenty of scenic trails to love when mountain biking in South Dakota
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