Needle's Eye formation - Custer State Park - South Dakota
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Hikenutty
N 43° 50.519 W 103° 32.722
13T E 616933 N 4855350
Quick Description: The Black Hills are a Paleozoic/Mesozoic Formation, formed when a large dome pushed up from the earth in the region. Over the years the softer sediment eroded, leaving behind strange granite formations.
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 7/20/2007 3:05:02 PM
Waymark Code: WM1WG1
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member Miragee
Views: 232

Long Description:
The Black Hills are a Paleozoic/Mesozoic Formation, formed when a large dome pushed up from the earth in the region. Over the years the softer sediment eroded, leaving behind strange granite formations.

The Needle's Eye, part of the Needles formation in the northern portion of Custer State Park, can be accessed via the historic Needles Highway. Parking is directly under the Needles.

This is a favorite spot for rock climbing with both beginner and expert routes up the rocks.
Waymark is confirmed to be publicly accessible: yes

Parking Coordinates: N 43° 50.490 W 103° 32.745

Requires a high clearance vehicle to visit.: no

Requires 4x4 vehicle to visit.: no

Public Transport available: no

Website reference: [Web Link]

Access fee (In local currency): Not Listed

Visit Instructions:
No specific requirements, just have fun visiting the waymark.
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