2023 passes available during Half Price Pass Sale

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View from Crow Peak Summit (Photo by Black Hills National Forest/USDA Forest Service)

RAPID CITY, S.D. — The annual Half Price Pass Sale for the 2023 season will be taking place Friday, Dec. 2 at The Lions Building on the Central States Fairgrounds in Rapid City from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

The passes are for U.S. Forest Service recreation facilities located in 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 Forest Recreation Management operated day use areas except the Sheridan and Pactola complexes, will be $12.50 – regularly $25. Everyone is asked to please pay with cash or check as credit cards will not be accepted.

Requests made by mail will be honored if postmarked between Dec. 2-4. Send to FRM, P.O. Box 1168, Hill City, S.D. 57745. A self-addressed return envelope with a check for the appropriate amount is asked to be included.

The number of passes available for purchase per individual is unlimited, making them great gifts for stocking stuffers, gift exchanges and prizes for drawings. No other discounts will be accepted with this offer.  Those with senior or access passes as part of the America the Beautiful – National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Series can receive this reduced price any time.

Passes will also be available for sale at Black Hills National Forest offices.

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