2020 Forest Day Use passes on sale for one day only

CUSTER, S.D. – On Friday, December 6, 2019, Forest Recreation Management (FRM) Day Use Passes for the 2020 season will be available for half price at several Black Hills National Forest offices.

Locations include the Bearlodge Ranger District office in Sundance, WY, the Northern Hills Ranger District office in Spearfish, SD, the Mystic Ranger District office in Rapid City, SD and the Forest Supervisors/Hell Canyon Ranger District office in Custer, SD.

These passes are for USDA Forest Service facilities located within the Black Hills National Forest fee areas and should not be confused with South Dakota State Park Passes.

The Premium passes (which includes the Sheridan and Pactola complexes) will be $20 (regularly $40), and the Standard passes (which are for all FRM operated day use areas except the Sheridan and Pactola complexes) will be $12.50 (regularly $25). Payment can be made with cash or check.

Requests made by mail with postmarks between Dec. 6-8 to Forest Recreation Management, PO Box 1168, Hill City, SD 57745 will also be honored. Respondents by mail are asked to include a check for the appropriate amount. The number of passes available for purchase per individual is unlimited.

No other discounts will be accepted with this offer and those with senior or access discounts can receive this reduced price any time.

Under a special use permit, FRM operates Black Hills National Forest campgrounds and other recreation facilities. FRM has been operating these facilities since 1999.

For more information on the Black Hills National Forest, visit http://www.fs.usda.gov/blackhills.


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