The historic June 9, 1972, flood that killed 238 people in Rapid City marked the most trying times in the city’s more than 130 years of history.
But from it arose a phoenix known as the city’s expansive park greenway, a jewel that few cities can tout. There are, however, some lesser known areas of outdoor leisure in town. Here are 5 seemingly hidden parks in Rapid City. The information comes from the Parks and Recreation Department.
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