Sylvan Lake Waterfalls - Custer State Park, South Dakota
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N 43° 50.697 W 103° 33.790
13T E 615496 N 4855655
a small waterfalls located on the Sylvan Lake in Custer State Park (South Dakota) USA
Waymark Code: WMMP9B
Location: South Dakota, United States
Date Posted: 10/18/2014
Published By:Groundspeak Regular Member Mark1962
Views: 14

This waterfalls can be found on the Sylvan Lake, located in the Custer State Park (South Dakota) USA.

Sylvan Lake, known as the "crown jewel" of Custer State Park, is located in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Created in 1881 when Theodore Reder built a dam across Sunday Gulch, it offers picnic areas, rock climbing, small rental boats, swimming, and hiking trails. It is also popular as a starting point for excursions to Harney Peak and The Needles. A hotel was operated on the shore of the lake in the early 20th century.

The lake was featured in Disney's 2007 film National Treasure: Book of Secrets. The film made the lake appear to be located directly behind Mount Rushmore when in reality it is actually five miles southwest of Mount Rushmore.

Location: Custer County, South Dakota, USA
Primary outflows: Sunday Gulch Creek
Basin countries: United States
Surface area: 17.3 acres (7.0 ha)
Average depth: 12.8 feet (3.9 m)
Max. depth: 30 feet (9.1 m)
Shore length: 1 mile (1.6 km)
Surface elevation: 6,145 feet (1,873 m)

Source: Wikipedia

Custer State Park is a state park and wildlife reserve in the Black Hills of southwestern South Dakota, USA. The park is South Dakota's largest and first state park, named after Lt. Colonel George Armstrong Custer.
13329 US Highway 16A, East Custer, SD 57730, United States
Phone: +1 605-255-4515
Location of the waterfall:
13329 US Highway 16A
East CusterSouth Dakota USA

Fees: 0.00 (listed in local currency)

Type / features of structure: Dam

Estimated height in feet: 30

Estimated height in meters: 10.00

Estimated width in feet: 12

Estimated width in meters: 4

River/stream/lake/reservoir: Sylvan Lake & Sunday Gulch Creek

Coordinates of parking: Not Listed

Flow dates: Not listed

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