Regional Info

Prairie Wind Casino & Hotel is located just 10 minutes east of Oelerichs, SD (junction of Hwy 385 and Hwy 18) on Highway 18. Or, if you're coming from the east on Highway 18, it's just 10 minutes west of Oglala, SD, or 25 minutes west of Pine Ridge, SD.

The entire region around Prairie Wind Casino & Hotel is filled with breathtaking vistas, wonders of nature and the pure beauty of the South Dakota prairie.  The Black Hills are just to the northwest of Prairie Wind, and the Badlands of South Dakota are found to our northeast.

The Pine Ridge Indian Reservation is home to the Oglala Sioux Tribe, and features a wealth of Native American education, history and historical sites.  The links below provide additional information to this wonderful region and its people:

oglala lakota nation

friends of pine ridge reservation

black hills badlands

travel national geographic

wounded knee museum

Be sure to plan some extra time to your visit to explore all of nature's wonder!