Lead, South Dakota
Southwest of Deadwood is Lead, a town with rich mining history and abundant outdoor activities. Lead’s name came from the leads of deposits of ore and is home to the Homestake Mine (now closed). Lead is now an outdoor paradise, offering some of the best trout fishing, skiing, and trails in the area.
Top Attractions in Lead
- Sanford Lab Homestake Visitor Center
- Black Hills Mining Museum
- Historic Homestake Opera House
- Lead-Deadwood Arts Center