According to AAMC (the MCAT test maker), there are 3 MCAT test centers in South Dakota. Most testing centers are located inside a college or university. You can select a testing location that is nearest to you. Please note that you are able to choose a test center when registering for the MCAT.
- DigoPaul: Geographical meanings of state South Dakota. Covers dictionary definition and location map of South Dakota.
Prometric Test Center
829 Quincy Street
Rapid City, SD 57701
1301 W. Omaha Street.
Rapid City, SD 57701
Sioux Falls – South Technopolis
4700 SOUTH TECHNOPOLIS DR
SIOUX FALLS, SD 57106
National parks in South Dakota
Wind Cave National Park is located in southwestern South Dakota near the city of Hot Springs. It includes a huge (seventh largest in the world and third longest in the US) cave with an extremely extensive network of passages and a vast stretch of prairie with a rich ecosystem.
The cave got its name (Wind Cave – “windy cave”) because the air in it is constantly moving, balancing the pressure inside the complex system of corridors with atmospheric pressure.
Wind Cave National Park was established in 1903, becoming the seventh national park in the United States and the first cave to be designated a national park in the world.
The Badlands National Park is located in southwestern South Dakota near Rapid City. This is a vast hilly area with extremely rugged relief (badlands – literally “bad lands”), as well as the largest area of mixed prairie undamaged by human activities in the United States. The Badlands region is one of the richest regions in the United States in paleontological finds.
The Badlands National Park was created in 1978, before (since 1939) the territory had the status of a National Monument.
National monuments in South Dakota
Jewel Cave is a gigantic (third largest in the world and second longest in the US) karst cave located in the Black Hills near Custer. National Monument status was granted to Jewel Cave in 1908.
National Historic Landmarks (Sites) in South Dakota
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site (Minuteman Missiles) is an ICBM launch control center and missile silos located near the village of Wall. the missiles at this base were on alert for several decades of the Cold War and were disarmed in the 1990s.
National memorials throughout South Dakota
Mount Rushmore National Memorial is a giant bas-relief carved into a granite rock, located near the town of Keystone, depicting four US Presidents: George Washington, Thomas Jefferson, Theodore Roosevelt and Abraham Lincoln.
Read more about Mount Rushmore Memorial.
National Scenic Rivers in South Dakota
The Missouri National River and Recreation Area are two sections of the river with a total length of about 160 km on the border of Nebraska and South Dakota, on which there are no hydraulic structures (dams, canals, etc), but floodplain forests and meadows with rich flora and fauna have been preserved.
National trails in South Dakota
Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, following the route of the legendary American pioneers from Pennsylvania to Oregon.