Rapid City & the Black Hills

ellsworthafb_banner_image3_20131.jpgSince Ellsworth Air Force Base is your current PCS location, we want you to feel welcome and at home in South Dakota!  Please take the opportunity to explore our exciting attractions and fantastic outdoor opportunities. 

You are fortunate to be stationed at Ellsworth, just minutes from the beautiful Black Hills of Western South Dakota.  Not too far from the base you have wonders such as Mt. Rushmore National Monument, Custer State Park, the Bad Lands, several beautiful caves fit for adventuring and so much more!   Go to http://www.travelsd.com/About-SD for information on the following:

  • SD Department of Tourism
  • Downloadable Brochures
  • Photo Gallery of area attractions & Multimedia Tour
  • SD History, Facts and I
  • Free Vacation/Area Guide
  • Info. on Destinations, Attractions, Lodging, Outdoors, Dining, Shopping, Events and more!

Here are several more websites that may be of interest to those stationed here.

NOTE:  This listing is not all-inclusive and is informational only.  No government endorsement of the agencies listed below is intended:

www.state.sd.us/drr2/motorvehicle (state motor vehicle division, title & registration info)

http://dps.sd.gov (state info on driver licensing, highway safety, etc)

www.ellsworth.af.mil (Ellsworth AFB website)

www.ellsworthfss.com (28 Force Support Squadron)

www.ellsworthafrc.org (Airman & Family Readiness Center)AFRClogo

https://aflegalassistance.law.af.mil (legal assistance; Wills, POAs or just ask a simple legal question)

www.ellsworthenlistedspouses.com (EAFB Enlisted Spouse Club)

https://www.facebook.com/EllsworthOfficerSpousesAndCiviliansSpousesClub (EAFB Officer & Civilian Spouse Club)

www.rcgov.org (Official Rapid City Website)

www.mainstreetsquarerc.com (event & info for Rapid City Main Street Square) MainStreetSquare

www.thedahl.org (events/classes by Rapid City Arts Council)

www.journeymuseum.org (natural history museum)

www.visitrapidcity.com (Convention & Visitors Bureau) RCcal

www.rapidcitychamber.com (Rapid City Chamber of Commerce)

www.gotmine.com (Rushmore Plaza Civic Center) gotminelogo

www.rapidcityjournal.com (Rapid City newspaper)

www.crh.noaa.gov/unr (Weather information)

www.nps.gov/moru (Mount Rushmore)

www.crazyhorse.org (Crazy Horse Monument)

www.nps.gov/deto (Devils Tower)

www.nps.gov.badl (Badlands National Park)

www.sdgfp.info/Parks/Regions/Custer/index.htm (Custer State Park)

www.spearfish.com/canyon (Spearfish Canyon)

www.skimystic.com (local ski resort)

www.terrypeak.com (local ski resort)

http://www.kevn.com (Black Hills FOX channel)

http://www.kotatv.com (Local ABC channel)

http://www.keloland.com ( Local CBS channel)

www.newscenter1.tv (Local NBC channel)

www.militaryfamily.org (spouse scholarships/youth summer camps)

www.militaryonesource.com (listing of national resources for military families)

www.211.org (listing of local resources)

www.af.mil (official US Air Force site)

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