Located in the heart of the Black Hills National Forest, Custer is the area’s oldest town. A charming mountain town brimming with activities, everyone from outdoor adventurers and nature lovers to history buffs will find something of interest. A stroll through the historic downtown will reveal restaurants, unique shops, and museums, such as the 1881 Courthouse Museum with its displays showcasing the history of the area. The surrounding landscape provides plenty of activities from climbing to hiking to wildlife watching, visit Custer State Park to see free-roaming buffalo and much more. Many events take place throughout the year as well, including the Annual Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival.