Fort Meade Recreation Area

Description:

The Fort Meade Recreation Area is composed of approximately 6,700 acres of forest and grasslands. The area is managed to protect, preserve, and enhance its cultural, historic, recreational, and wildlife values. Attractions include the Fort Meade Cavalry Post, the Old Fort Meade CavalryMuseum, the Fort Meade Post Cemetery, and the Centennial Trail. Therecreation area also adjoins the Black Hills National Cemetery and BearButte State Park.

Directions:

Access to the South end of the Back Country Byway is at Exit 34 (BlackHills National Cemetery Interchange) from Interstate 90. The northernaccess to the Byway is approximately one half mile east of Sturgis onHighway 34/79.

Phone:

605-892-7000

Email:

MT_South_Dakota_FO@blm.gov

Address:

South Dakota Field Office 310 Roundup Street Belle Fourche, SD 57717

Activities:

Auto Touring Biking Historic & Cultural Site Camping Fishing Hiking Horseback Riding Hunting Picnicking Wildlife Viewing

Organization:

BLM - Bureau of Land Management

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