Contact Ken Skorseth
Rapid City, South Dakota
Rapid City is a wonderful place in which to worship and rejoice as God commands at His Feast of Tabernacles. We now have a different meeting location which will be Rushmore Rooms A & B at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center in Rapid City. This is a very nice venue for our services and bible studies.
Rapid City is a family friendly place. There are attractions in the area of interest to both young and old. Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a must-see for any who haven’t seen it before. Other attractions include Custer State Park where you can generally see wildlife such as buffalo, antelope, prairie dogs, deer, bighorn sheep. The cover photo above was taken at the Black Hills National Forest in Custer. The Lead-Deadwood area abounds with history of the old west and gold mining. Badland National Park, also with amazing geologic formations is just over an hour drive to the east.
But, for those who simply wish to enjoy solitude and peace in God’s creation, there are many hiking and biking trails in the city and throughout the area. The name “Black Hills” is misleading—they are mountains. The highest peak east of the Rockies in the U.S. is in the Black Hills. More information is available at this link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5lI0ppFyFuI
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The average temperature in Rapid City in early October ranges from the mid 60s in the daytime to the high 30s at night. Keep in mind, the high plains is a land of extremes and this can vary a great deal. Snow in early October would be unusual, but not impossible. On the other hand, 80+ degree temps are possible too. Plan accordingly. Rapid City Regional Airport (RAP) is the only nearby airport.
Some COVID-19 restrictions are in place. Check for latest updates at: https://doh.sd.gov/news/coronavirus.aspx