8 days in Belle Fourche & Craig Itinerary

8 days in Belle Fourche & Craig Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Rapid City
Drive:  1 h
Belle Fourche
— 5 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7 h 15 min
End: Rapid City

Belle Fourche

Belle Fourche ©
Belle Fourche is a city in and the county seat of Butte County, South Dakota, United States. Venture out of the city with trips to Devils Tower (Tower Trail, Devils Tower National Monument, &more), Black Hills National Forest (in Custer) and Deadwood (Adams Museum, Adams House, &more). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Center of the Nation Monument, identify plant and animal life at Black Hills Parrot Welfare & Education Center, get insight into ancient worlds with PaleoAdventures, and admire the sheer force of Spearfish Falls.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Belle Fourche trip itinerary builder tool.

Rapid City to Belle Fourche is an approximately 1- hour car ride. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Rapid City to Belle Fourche due to the time zone difference. August in Belle Fourche sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 56°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Craig.

Things to do in Belle Fourche

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Deadwood, Devils Tower, Spearfish, Black Hills National Forest, Spearfish Falls
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Center of the Nation Monument ©
Center of the Nation Monument
Devils Tower National Monument ©
Devils Tower National Monument
Black Hills National Forest ©
Black Hills National Forest


Craig ©
The City of Craig is a Home Rule Municipality that is the county seat and the most populous municipality of Moffat County, Colorado, United States. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Wyman Living History Museum, stroll around City Park, and then see the interesting displays at Museum of Northwest Colorado. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Yampa River State Park.

For other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Craig trip planner.

You can drive from Belle Fourche to Craig in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Mountain Standard Time (MST) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Belle Fourche in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Craig, with lows of 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Craig

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Yampa River State Park
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City Park ©
City Park
Museum of Northwest Colorado ©
Museum of Northwest Colorado
Wyman Living History Museum ©
Wyman Living History Museum