Custer, SD is minutes-not-miles from the best climbs, trails, and family fun in the Black Hills. Located on the edge of Custer State Park, Custer and the surrounding areas offer dining and shopping opportunities as well as unlimited family fun. This uncrowded mountain town is a natural playground for all adventure seekers. Plus, your just minutes from Mount Rushmore, Crazy Horse Memorial, and Jewel Cave National Monument. The Black Hills, which reach elevations over 7,000 feet, provide some of the best big game hunting opportunities in the state. West River deer, antelope and Elk hunting are popular because the terrain varies from rolling hills and prairies to high mountains covered with ponderosa pine, white spruce, aspen and bur oak.