• Local time: Friday 10:40 pm
  • Weather: 13°F, Clouds
  • Population: 1,258

Things to Do in Deadwood

Deadwood is a great place to set up camp for day and night adventure.  Enjoy hiking on the Mickelson Trail, ATVing and snowmobiling on the Black Hills trails, a scenic drive through Spearfish Canyon, fly fishing, rock climbing, skiing and more.

Deadwood is all about entertainment.  Explore the Wild West and get to know the Old West Legends. Deadwood offers a city-wide historical tour that takes you to Mt Moriah Cemetery with Wild Bill, Calamity Jane, Seth Bullock and Potato Creek Johnny rest. Visit the Adams House and the Days of ’76 Museum and see artifacts of rowdy days gone by.  In the summer you can even experience a Main Street shootout and the re-enactment of the Trial of Jack McCall. 

Enjoy hours of entertainment with live blackjack, poker, craps, roulette and popular slot machines.  There are a wide variety of restaurants and live entertainment. 

Check out our events below as Deadwood is a place to enjoy year round.  Reserve your place today.  


Fun Facts

  • Deadwood was established in 1876 during the Black Hills gold rush.
  • Deadwood is located 4,533 feet above sea level.
  • Wild Bill Hickok, a legendary figure even in his own lifetime, was shot in the back of the head by Jack McCall, while playing poker at the No. 10 Saloon on August 2, 1876.
  • In 1961 Deadwood became the only city in the United States to be named a National Historic Landmark.
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Deadwood Billboard
Deadwood Billboard

Billboard as you enter Deadwood, SD