At 71,000 acres, Custer State Park is beckoning visitors to come and explore the history and abundant natural resources within its boundaries. The State Game Lodge served as President Calvin Coolidge's "Summer White House" in 1927. Nearly 1,500 head of buffalo call the park home along with antelope, elk, burros, wild turkeys, bighorn sheep and mountain lions. Activities for the outdoor enthusiast include hiking 7,242 foot Harney Peak, mountain biking, horseback riding and rock climbing. Enjoy the Needles Highway scenic drive as it twists and turns past towering rock formations and passes through narrow rock tunnels.