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Take a 15-Minute Helicopter Tour of Horsethief Lake!

24035 US-16A, Keystone, SD 57751, USA

Activity provided by Black Hills Helicopters

20 minutes (approx.) - English

Black Hills Helicopters

Our most popular tour. This 15 minute tour flies you to Mount Rushmore then follows Grizzly Bear Peak up past the Chessmen and back down to Horse Thief Lake. Our recommended tour for a budget-friendly vacation.

Highlights
  • Flight leaves from the only DOT approved and FAA recognized heliport in the Keystone Area
  • Follows Buckeye Gulch down to the old mining town of Keystone
  • Passes Iron Mountain and the infamous pig-tail bridges
  • Continues up Grizzly Bear Creek into the Black Elk Wilderness
  • Descends the Pine Creek basin to Horse Thief Lake and over Ingersoll Peak and the mine
Description
Take a thrilling 15-minute helicopter ride from our heliport, the only DOT approved and FAA recognized heliport in the Keystone Area, for only $129.99pp! Fly over Buckeye Gulch to the old mining town of Keystone, past the mines to Iron Mountain and the infamous pig-tail bridges. Then, soar up Grizzly Bear Creek into the Black Elk Wilderness, just east of the Cathedral Spires and below Black Elk Peak. Finally, descend the Pine Creek basin to Horse Thief Lake and over Ingersoll Peak and the mine before returning to the heliport. This 13-15 mile loop is an unforgettable experience!
Starting Location
24035 US-16A, Keystone, SD 57751, USA.
Itineraries are subject to change.
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