What a fascinating read today in Huff Post Travel about South Dakota. As the writer (Jenna Scatena) notes, there is almost something otherworldy about the scenery. A few of our favorite images are below. You can also check out the full article here.
Train Bridge across Missouri River, Missouri National Recreational River, Nebraska-South Dakota - Along the river there are two major plant communities. The floodplain forest includes willow and cottonwood. The bluffs are covered by elm and oak.
The Needles of the Black Hills of South Dakota are a region of fantastically eroded granite pillars, towers, and spires. Popular with rock climbers and tourists alike, the Needles are accessed from the Needles Highway, which is a part of Sylvan Lake Road