Search for a Crook County home in Devils Tower Country. The wide open spaces and gorgeous land features call to those seeking adventure. Enjoy small town or rural living in Moorcroft, Sundance, Hulett, or in the land in between. Sundance is the largest city with a population of about 1,300 people. It is situated on the edge of the gorgeous Black Hills National Forest and named to honor the sun dance that Native Americans performed in the area. Sundance is a good old Western town and is home to the Crook County Museum. Check out the Sundance jail where Butch Cassidy took up residence in 1887 and learn more about the history of the area near your Crook County home.
Many visitors flock to the area to view and perhaps even climb Devils Tower and also to the gorgeous Keyhole Reservoir. Devils Tower is an impressive monolith that rises out of the prairie that surrounds the black hills. The hundreds of parallel cracks make it great for climbing. The National Monument also includes ranger programs, a variety of animals, and the Belle Fourche River Campground. Keyhole State Park has some amazing tree houses to stay in and Keyhole Reservoir provides a variety of recreational opportunities on the water. Go boating, wakeboarding, and try to catch an enormous Northern Pike.
Children living in Crook County real estate attend the Crook County School District in Sundance or Moorcroft or, a K-12 school in Hullett. There are many ranching families and the coal and oil industries are also very active in the area. Families enjoy experiencing the outdoors together in the Black Hills National Forest, city parks, and other natural areas. There are many amenities available in the cities of Crook County. Larger cities such as Gilette and Rapid City are a short drive away.