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The Blood Run Nature Area

#17 of 65 things to do in Sioux Falls Features Animals
Sioux Falls, SD
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We were looking for a pretty place to take the dogs and go for a little hike in nature. This was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salina, KS
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New visitor center is amazing!

This is now Good Earth State Park and has a wonderful new visitor center that has much more than I... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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“Loved it”
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“New visitor center is amazing!”
Sioux Falls, SD
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were looking for a pretty place to take the dogs and go for a little hike in nature. This was exactly what we wanted. Only saw a couple other people hiking so its not over populated. You can do a short hike or keep...More

Thank susanskyy
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is now Good Earth State Park and has a wonderful new visitor center that has much more than I expected! Great full-size replica of a native bison hide dwelling based on findings in the archaeological digs on the site. Beautiful murals on the walls...More

Thank Norma B
Reviewed 9 June 2017 via mobile

Highly recommend. Easy trails surrounding you in nature. A hidden gem on the plains. You almost forget your in South Dakota. All the new trails are open!

Thank Lindsey B
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

We came here with our kids and took all of the paths. It was a nice easy stroll. The paths are paved with gravel so no worries of crawling through high grass and getting ticks. There are off the beaten paths but we avoided them....More

Thank MeganG6457
Reviewed 28 March 2017

So we got a special tour of the nature area... IMPRESSIVE!!! Lots of hiking trails with animals to see. It was actually in 2015 that we saw this... since then they have improved it even more! Can't wait to go back!

Thank fluffella
Reviewed 1 October 2016

The trail is a very nice one. It is easy and the views are beautiful. The day was sunny.I think they are building a large visitor center. A beautiful place to walk.

1  Thank GHarycki
Reviewed 1 October 2016

For many this has been a well kept secret area that is a nature lovers area as well as a historical landmark. There are plans in the works that will make this are more known so you might want to visit sooner than later as...More

1  Thank loesshawk2015
Reviewed 19 September 2016

The breathe taking views were just many. Sioux Falls has the most beautiful nature areas. When we go back, and we will, we will come here again and just stand in the beauty the good Lord God created!

Thank Shelly O
Reviewed 28 July 2016

I've hiked here a half dozen times and each time I'm glad I did. There's plenty of paths to take, and some of them offer incredible overviews of fields of trees, which in the early fall is absolutely calming and peaceful to look at. I've...More

Thank Joshua S
Reviewed 16 March 2016

You can just feel why the people lived, hunted an fished here in this beautiful setting. My daughter's family lives on the high ground just south of here and I have traversed there now 4 times in less than a year.

Thank Michael470
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