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August
3

Geocaching in Sioux Falls

Psst…do you want to go on a treasure hunt? Although South Dakota is far from the seven seas, Sioux Falls has a goldmine of hidden treasures scattered throughout the city. Saturday, August 15th, is International Geocaching Day and our real estate agents want to help you find the coolest, quirkiest, and cleverest geocaches hidden around Sioux Falls.

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July
6

Rapid City Hiking Trails

Rapid City homes for sale are situated in the midst of a hiker's paradise. Easy access to the Black Hills National Forest means plenty of opportunities to explore and be immersed in nature.

Not far from Rapid City, you'll find clear skies, fresh air, and some excellent hiking trails. Some are very new, while others have been used for decades. There are local trails to suit any skill level. All of them are just waiting for you to explore this summer!

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March
2

Sioux Falls Basketball

Does the excitement of the college basketball tournament give you the itch to get out on the court and channel your inner LeBron James? Perfect your three-point shot at one of these top basketball organizations and facilities around Sioux Falls homes for sale.

  1. South Dakota Network Basketball - 805 N. Harlem Ave., Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Basketball, like many team sports, offers a way to have fun while learning commitment, work ethic, sportsmanship and other valuable qualities. With more than 55 years of combined coaching experience, the founders of South Dakota Network Basketball bring a unique perspective to the mission of helping to develop young players in third grade through high school. Several alumni of SDNB have gone on to become successful college players. Packages are available for individual, semi-private and group coaching sessions, while tournaments are held in February and November.

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February
17

Dog Parks Rapid City

Pets are beloved members of our families, so why shouldn't they have their own Valentine's Day? Thursday, February 20, has been officially designated as National Love Your Pet Day, so celebrate by taking your precious pooch out for a fun day at one of these great dog parks recommended by our REALTORS®.

  • Braeburn Park - 3350 Idlehurst Lane, Rapid City 17022
    Does your dog have so much energy that he ends up walking you instead of the other way around? Take him to Braeburn Park, a spacious off-leash site where your dog can run to his heart's content or swim in the beautiful creek.  There is a smaller enclosed area for dogs who may prefer less activity as well as supplies of bags and scoopers. Picnic tables are available if you want to pack a lunch and make a day of it. Park hours are 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

  • Knollwood Metering Dam Off-Leash Area - N. Racine St. and W. LaCrosse St., Rapid City 57702
    Both dogs and their humans will find plenty to love about Knollwood Metering Dam Off-Leash Area. In addition to lots of space for dogs to roam about, the park has tennis and softball courts, kids' playgrounds, and picnic shelters. Be sure to leash your dog whenever he's outside of the off-leash area. The park is open seven days a week from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. 

  • Memorial Park Promenade - 600-684 Omaha St., Rapid City 57701
    Memorial Park Promenade was designed to encourage walking between the downtown area and Rushmore Plaza Civic Center, but the pet-friendly park is also a beautiful spot to enjoy some leisure time. The park, built in remembrance of victims of the 1972 flood, includes moving tributes such as a pond and fountain, Berlin Wall and Veterans Memorials and Legacy Statue. Stroll the Promenade from 6 a.m. - 10 p.m. daily.

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November
18

Charities in Sioux Falls

Sioux Falls is a close-knit community where neighbors look out for one another. When clients look at Sioux Falls homes for sale, the big hearts and generous nature of the neighbors are as appealing as spare bedrooms and meticulously manicured lawns. When you move into the Sioux Falls community, consider supporting these charities on December 3rd, which is known as "Giving Tuesday."

  • Lunch is Served - 1600 E 12th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57103
    A sacked lunch filled with nutritious treats goes a long way towards fighting hunger for the hardworking men and women of Sioux Falls. In 2018, Lunch is Served provided more than 23,000 lunches that were filled with fruit cups, breakfast bars, sandwiches, and a dash of hope. A simple donation of $10 will provide one week's worth of lunches for a worker. For $100, you can feed a worker for two full months.  
  • Make-A-Wish - 1400 W 17th St, Sioux Falls, SD 57104
    Some of the strongest and bravest members of the community happen to be some of the smallest. The remarkable men and women at Make-A-Wish go above and beyond to make dreams come true for boys and girls facing life's toughest battles. They are masters at putting your airline miles, old vehicles, and cash donations to work to raise the spirits of these brave heroes. 

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October
21

Deadwood Memorials

Halloween is around the corner, and if you're in the area to shop Sioux Falls homes for sale, taking a trip to Mount Moriah Cemetery will be a great pitstop. Located on Mount Moriah, overlooking the city of Deadwood, this historic cemetery is home to several famous memorials. It is the final resting place for notable people from Wild West legends and pillars of Deadwood society. Here's a rundown of some of the most famous graves you'll find:

  • Granville Gaylord Bennett, 1833-1910 – Granville Gaylord Bennett served as a US Congressman from 1879 until 1881. Before being elected to Congress, he was an associate justice of the supreme court of the Territory of Dakota. Before moving to the Dakota Territory, he served in the Union army during the Civil War, was a member of the Iowa State House of Representatives and served in the Iowa State Senate.

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September
3

 

Sioux Falls Hunting and Fishing - Hegg Realtors

Whether you're looking to hunt, fish, play sports or soak in the scenery, the parks of Sioux Falls make it easy to enjoy your favorite outdoor activities. Our real estate agents love to explore the great outdoors, and we've got the details on 5 great spots to celebrate National Hunting and Fishing Day around Sioux Falls. The holiday is observed every year on the fourth Saturday of September and is the perfect excuse to visit some beautiful outdoor spaces in the Sioux Falls area.

  • Big Sioux Recreation Area – 410 W. Park St., Brandon, SD 57005
    Brandon homes for sale
    are located just around the corner from the popular Big Sioux Recreation Area. With a prime location on the banks of the Big Sioux River, this is a great place to gather for outdoor fun. During the warm weather months, partake in canoeing, kayaking, fishing, hiking, and biking. The park offers campsites for spending nights under the stars and is also a great place when the snow starts falling.

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July
29

Visiting Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD - Hegg REALTORS

Perhaps you've been looking at Sioux Falls homes for sale, and you're considering moving to this part of South Dakota. You're certainly not alone. Between the years 2000 and 2015, the city's population grew by 20%. It's the most populous city in the state, and Falls Park is one of the reasons for that. 

Things to Do and See at Falls Park in Sioux Falls, SD

There is just so much to see and do in Falls Park, so if you're considering a move, here's everything you can see and do in this popular area: 

  • The Visitor Information Center - The Visitor Information Center provides everything you'll need to know about visiting Falls Park. It's a good idea to stop here and pick up maps, brochures, and other information as you plan your visit. Also, make your way up to the observation tower. It's five stories high and offers fantastic, panoramic views of Falls Park and Sioux Falls too.

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