South Dakota -(Ammoland.com)- The South Dakota Department of Game, Fish and Parks (GFP) will host the 50th Annual Buffalo Roundup and Arts Festival in Custer State Park later this month.
The Buffalo Roundup begins at 9:30 a.m. MDT on Friday, Sept. 25. The Arts Festival will open Thursday, Sept. 24, and runs through Saturday, Sept. 26.
“Each year, the Buffalo Roundup brings more than 10,000 spectators from around the world to Custer State Park to view the park’s 1,300 buffalo and watch the Old West come alive,” said Doug Hofer, director of the Division of Parks and Recreation. “The arts festival features entertainment and activities for the entire family as well as more than 150 arts and craft exhibitors.”
The parking areas for the Roundup, located near the corrals along the Wildlife Loop Road, open at 6:15 a.m. MDT and close at 9 a.m. MDT on Sept. 25. For safety reasons, spectators need to remain in the viewing areas until all the buffalo are corralled; typically around noon.
The annual Arts Festival runs from 10 …read more