Living in Rapid City

Located in western South Dakota and known as the "Gateway to the Black Hills" and neighbors to Ellsworth Air Force Base, Rapid City offers the best of all worlds to its residents and visitors. With an emphasis on meeting the needs of both the indoor and outdoor enthusiast the city has ample facilities to accommodate a large array of entertaining and recreation.

Arts and Entertainment

Recent public improvements have included a state of the art convention center known as our "Civic Center" which hosts concerts, rodeos, sporting events, expos and more. The adjoining theatre provides comfortable seating and quality acoustics for the fine arts connoisseur. The newly added hockey rink provides additional entertainment and is home ice for the "Rapid City Rush", 2010 CHL Hockey League Champions.

For those eager to explore the history of the Black Hills, Rapid City's Journey Museum is a must-visit. The Performing Arts Center of Rapid City hosts exceptional programs and events. Residents of Rapid City will also find a public ice rink, indoor swimming pools, neighborhood public gymnasiums, and a number of movie theaters.

Outdoor Activities

The outdoor enthusiast can enjoy all kinds of activities within the city parks and recreation facilities. There are fields and courts for baseball, softball, basketball and tennis, and pools for swimming. Or, take it to the links for a round of golf! Our beautifully maintained parks allow for birding, fishing, hiking, mountain biking and Frisbee golf. If wheels are the preferred mode of transportation, there are plenty of places to bicycle, rollerblade or skateboard. The parks system stretches some ten miles along Rapid Creek, and there are many outlying parks located throughout the communities.

The Community We Serve

Rapid City has grown over the last several decades to where the medical and retail businesses now provide services to over 370,000 people. The Rapid City Regional Hospital along with a vast number of medical professionals practices the best in today's medical care. Emergency helicopter and flight service help support the medical needs of Rapid City and surrounding areas.

The community supports two retail malls and a large volume of easily accessible retail businesses. Consumers have access to a variety of goods that is hard to find in one location within 350 miles. There are several specialty shops, department stores and home improvement centers to choose from, and the restaurant and hotel community provides top dining and accommodations to Rapid City residents and visitors.

Rapid City is nestled close to the over 3 million acres of the "National Forest of the Black Hills". With lakes, hiking and biking trails, myriad wildlife, continuous roads and more within a short distance of the city, any outdoor enthusiast can get away from the bustle of the city within minutes. Additionally our residential neighborhoods allow for easy access to the city's retail, medical and business communities. Enjoy, and welcome to your new home in Rapid City!

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Average List Price: $419,874
Average Days on Market: 198


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$1,990,000

8325 DARK CANYON RD rapid city, SD 57702

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: VIP PROPERTIES DEGON,SHELLEY
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$1,800,000
Courtesy of: RE/MAX ADVANTAGE OLIVIER,RANDY
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$1,795,000

9701 CLARKSON RD Rapid City, SD 57702

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: RE/MAX RESULTS RAU,TOM
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$1,785,000

TBD DISCOVERY CIR RAPID CITY, SD 57701

Commercial Lots
Courtesy of: THE REAL ESTATE GROUP, INC. ROBERTS,JOHN
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$1,765,000

0 N HAINES AVE Rapid City, SD 57701

Lots and Land
Courtesy of: PREMIER PROPERTIES, LLC BRAUN,WARREN
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$1,707,680
Courtesy of: KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY BLACK HILLS LONG,CHRISTOPHER
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$1,695,000

8500 W HWY 44 Rapid City, SD 57702

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: BRADSKY PROPERTIES, LLC BRADSKY,ASHLEY
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$1,695,000

8500 W HWY 44 Rapid City, SD 57701

Commercial
Courtesy of: BRADSKY PROPERTIES, LLC BRADSKY,ASHLEY
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$1,649,000

3515 SEGER DR Rapid City, SD 57709

Commercial
Courtesy of: THE REAL ESTATE GROUP, INC. ROBERTS,JOHN
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$1,600,000
Courtesy of: RE/MAX RESULTS RAU,TOM
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$1,595,000

13607 S HWY 16 Rapid City, SD 57702

Single Family Home
Courtesy of: RE/MAX RESULTS RAU,TOM
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$1,550,000

TBD HWY 16 Rapid City, SD 57701

Commercial Lots
Courtesy of: KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY BLACK HILLS LONG,CHRISTOPHER

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