Travelers are voting Sylvan Lake, Pactola Lake and Horse Thief Lake as the best of 40 outdoors near Rapid City. There are 26 outdoors near Deadwood a city just 32 km from Rapid City and 18 outdoors near Spearfish which is 42 km distant. The most popular of these are Pactola Lake near Deadwood and Roughlock Falls Nature Area in Spearfish. You can find 120 outdoors in South Dakota and 17195 outdoors in the country of United States. Our members favorite in South Dakota is Sylvan Lake and Lake Superior is the top pick in United States. Want more? Check out our map of outdoors near Rapid City.