Highlights from – The Lakota Path
Session IV: August 6 - August 19
Little Bighorn NM - memorializes one of the last armed efforts of the Northern Plains Indians to preserve their way of life. Here in 1876, 263 soldiers and attached personnel of the U.S. Army, including Lt. Col. George A. Custer, met death at the hands of several thousand Lakota and Cheyenne warriors.
Devils Tower - President Theodore Roosevelt proclaimed it as the
Mount Rushmore National Memorial - is most famous for the faces of the four presidents carved on the mountain, and a beautiful site to see at sunrise, sunset or for the daily lighting ceremony.
The Black Hills
- granite peaks and forested mountains dominate the skyline of western
Badlands NP - contains the world’s richest Oligocene epoch fossil beds, 37-28 million years old,.Horse and rhinoceros fossils are found in sharply eroded buttes. Scramble over the badlands formations.
Rocky Mountain NP - with elevations ranging from 8,000 ft. in the wet, grassy valleys to
14,259 ft. at the weather-ravaged top of
Join us and explore our National Parks on an American Wanderer Adventure.