Black Hills National Forest will sell annual parking passes for half off

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RAPID CITY, S.D. (KOTA TV) - The Black Hills National Forest is selling annual parking pass for half price on Friday.

People can buy a premium all-access parking pass to the Black Hills on Friday for 17 dollars. The pass will allow people to have recreational fun in the Black Hills all year round. One pass will serve up to one vehicle.
Several hundreds of people gather at forest service centers every year to get in on the sale. The pass may be a good gift idea this Christmas.

"Christmas is coming. And they make great stocking stuffers or gift exchanges. What better gift then the gift of recreation and mother nature for the entire summer for 17 dollars. What a buy," says Forest Recreation Management Operations Manager Ty Gerbracht.

The passes will be sold on Friday till four thirty in the afternoon. You can purchase them at several Black Hills National Forest offices including, the Bearlodge Ranger District office in Sundance, W.Y., the Northern Hills Ranger District office in Spearfish, Mystic Ranger District office in Rapid City and the Forest Supervisor/Hell Canyon Ranger District office in Custer.