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Smokejumper Station is Worth the Jaunt

Keystone is the perfect place to base your family vacation exploring the Black Hills. While it’s tough to leave town because of our fantastic amenities and friendly local business, the truth is our main street really is as long as the Black Hills. It even extends all the way to Hill City, where you’ll find Firehouse Brewing Company’s Smokejumper Station. 

Firehouse Brewing has been brewing beer for over 30 years now, and they’re the oldest operating brewery in South Dakota. You might say they know a thing or two about an excellent beer! At Smokejumper Station, you’ll find a mix of tried-and-true favorites like Bell Tower lager and their Firehouse Red, but also seasonal and small batch brews. They rotate what’s on tap, so there’s always something new to try, and if you can’t decide, you can snag a flight of six sample beers.

Firehouse has also won international awards for their wines — all of which are crafted right here in the Black Hills. From their Prairie Star white sweetened with South Dakota honey to fan-favorite Mythical Beast, a delightful sweet red blend, you’ll find a superb wine to sip while you enjoy your stop here. Not a sweet wine fan? Not to worry! Their Sauvignon Blanc is the perfect dry white to savor slowly, or check out their Adventurer for a bold red. 

On top of the delectable beverages at Smokejumper, you’ll find their artisan bistro at has a great selection of homemade burgers, sandwiches, salads, and desserts to tantalize your taste buds. The best part? They curated the entire menu with wine and beer pairings in mind, so you can have your cake and drink it too! 

Beyond their splendid offerings inside, once you step out onto Smokejumper’s patio, you’ll be transported straight into paradise. Their patio is nestled right on the banks of Spring Creek, with views of the surrounding countryside. Stare out at granite rocks and ponderosa pines while you sip a beverage and enjoy the babbling creek — it’s a magnificent way to spend the day if you ask us!

No matter what brings you to Keystone and the Black Hills, we want your trip to be monumental. We hope you enjoy every moment you spend with us, and our neighbors! Smokejumper Station in Hill City is just a hop, skip, and a sip away from all the adventure you’ll find here in Keystone. 

For more information about Smokejumper Station, see their chamber listing here.