Lead, SD is the home of ski resorts Ski Mystic/Deer Mountain and also Terry Peak Ski Resort and miles and miles of snowmobile trails and cross-country skiing, Lead snowfall averages 200 inches of snow per year.

On February 25-27, 2016, the historic gold mining community of Lead throws a three-day party we call the Winterfest Snowbash! This weekend of fun includes many outdoor recreation activities, but also photo exhibits, community Princes and Princess contest, a parade, fireworks and a huge bonfire, and more. See the FULL SCHEDULE for more info!

full schedule