So much to see and do at Fort Hays!
Open All Day!
Fort Hays is open all day, 7 days a week, you can stop in for our Cowboy Breakfast every morning or make Reservations for our Mount Rushmore Tour Package as well as our Chuckwagon Supper and Cowboy Music Variety Show. There is no admission fee to browse the Dances With Wolves film set and see the original buildings used in the Oscar award winning movie.
Easy To Find!
Only 15 miles from Mount Rushmore National Memorial and 5 miles from Rapid City, Fort Hays Chuckwagon Dances With Wolves Film Set is the perfect gateway to the Black Hills of South Dakota.
We Love Family!
We welcome you and your family to stop at Fort Hays on your way to Mount Rushmore to enjoy a true western experience you will be talking about for years to come.
Stop at our Gift Shop inside the Supply House to buy Black Hills Gold jewelry or many different Dances With Wolves film set souvenirs. Make a brick at our Brick Factory, a plate at our Tin Shop, a rope at the Rope Shop, or buy a knife at the Blacksmith Shop!
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“Best money we spent during our one week visit to the area!”
“Tour of a lifetime. What a great day!! We saw everything on our bucket list. The food and entertainment at the chuckwagon was also awesome.
Callen from New York
Ages 3 thru 60’s in our group (All enjoyed)”
Amazing memories are waiting for you!
Cowboy up and eat on a tin plate!
Let us do the driving, you relax!
Tons selfie and instagram moments!
Experience famous locations and learn ancient secrets.
Over 200 recommendations on tripadvisor.com
Smokin’ fiddles and saxaphones! That’s right!