Custer Wildlife Loop Road construction begins Tuesday, September 7

240463393 4481338341912289 5669926549789423717 NCUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. — Road closures will begin on the Wildlife Loop Road at Custer State Park Tuesday, September 7, for a resurfacing project.

The road will be closed at the Highway 16A junction to the Wildlife Station Visitor Center. LH Road will also be closed at the Wildlife Loop Road junction. Closures will be in effect in sections, with roughly nine miles of road open at a time.

Visitors wishing to access Wildlife Loop Road must do so from the Blue Bell entrance on Highway 87 South.

Wildlife – including bison, burros, and antelope – will still be visible to guests. The dump station, interior gravel roads, and the Wildlife Station Visitor Center will be open for the entire project.

No construction work will be done during the week of the Buffalo Roundup, September 20 through 27. All 18 miles of road will be open at that time.

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