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Black Hills Open Top Tours

    Custer State Parks No.1 Bison Jeep Safari

    Not just a short “60-minute” tour like the others.
    Bison Safari Tours are 6 Hour Tours to ‘ALL’ of Custer State Park.

    • Touring in safe modified Jeep Wranglers and Gladiators. Never crowded – lots of extra space for your comfort.
    • Individual Jeep seating from 2 to 14 guests. . .group tours available for up to 40.
    • Three season comfort . . . heated rear seating for spring and fall. . . with water misting systems to cool you in summer.
    • Tours are also available in our comfortable “Woody” convertible-top vans (10 ft. sliding tops, AC and individual seats)
    • You will experience exceptional viewing with 360-degree wildlife photo ops . . . bison, deer, pronghorn, burros and more.

    Enjoy South Dakota’s famous Sunshine and Fresh Air during your Bison Jeep Safari!

    Contact Info


    • 8:00am Depart Rapid City
    • 8:30am Depart Keystone
    • 9:15am State Game Lodge
    • 9:30am Wildlife Loop (Bison)
    • 10:00am ‘New’ Bison Center
    • 11:15am Mt Coolidge (6020 ft)
    • 11:45pm Stockade Lake ~Picnic~
    • 12:30pm Sylvan Lake
    • 12:45pm Needles Highway
    • 1:15pm Iron Mtn Road
    • 2:00pm Returned Keystone
    • 2:30pm Returned Rapid City

    Tour includes: fees, bottled water, snacks and your choice of turkey or ham sub picnic. You may also bring along any food or beverage you would like.


    1. Lots of photo ops, restroom breaks and we never rush you
    2. Experienced, knowledgeable and fun guides sharing the regions history
    3. Sunshine & Fresh Air Touring
    4. Family Friendly Pricing and Private Multi Day Packages
    5. Custer Parks #1 “Bison Safari Tours.”
    6. “New Tour” Glass Top Mercedes tour through the National Forest and explore Deadwood
    7. 2023 Turtle Top Executive van added to our Badlands tours – extreme comfort and viewing
    8. Tours include: fees, bottled water, snacks, lunch, and wine/beer (on request)


    Not just a short 60-minute tour like the others. Bison Safari Tours are 6 Hour Tours to ‘ALL’ of Custer State Park. Your choice Jeep or convertible top van. You’ll see Iron Mtn Road, Needles Highway, Sylvan Lake, Mt Coolidge, Custer State Game Lodge the Wildlife Loop (bison) plus enjoy a picnic lunch at Stockade Lake.


    Get out and enjoy the Black Hills and Badlands . . . do things that you might not have thought you could do. OPEN-TOP-TOURS has been offering mobility challenged tours of the Black Hills since 2013. We currently are the only tour company offering ADA guided tours. Enjoy the Black Hills in our special modified Sprinter van with 10-foot sliding top. Excellent viewing and plenty of fresh air. Additional standard seating for five with individual leather window seats. Please contact us for more information. We love to work with you.


    Great Things Come in Small Packages.
    Grab a few of your best friends, favorite family members, or like-minded enthusiasts to join you on a Small-Group Discovery Tour! With an average of just 4 to 24 guests, small group tours give you more room to roam the Black Hills Region with friends or family from home, while getting up close and personal to wildlife, iconic sights, and less-traveled locations!

    Single or Multi-Day Tours – To any or all of the Black Hills attractions. Lodging is not included; however, we provide local hotel/cabin/B&B information and would be happy to assist you with your reservations.

    Reunions – Wedding Groups – Corporate Retreats – Family Getaway Weekend
    We can make planning and booking your trip easy – from expert advice to local travel and lodging suggestions. You choose the attractions and destinations, and we will put it together for you.


    4 National Attractions 

    1. Mt.Rushmore 
    2. Devils Tower National Monument 
    3. Badlands National Park
    4. Back Hills National Forest 

      Hosted by our most experienced senior guides. Special pricing for purchasing multiple tours and upgraded amenities.

    Please note!

    Keystone, SD enjoys its peak season from May to September. To ensure businesses are open when visiting during other months, kindly call ahead.

    Thank you!