Hilger’s Gulch in Pierre includes a 1.1 mile lighted walking trail along with attractive flower gardens and a scenic view of the South Dakota State Capitol. During holidays and special events, the park is decorated with a United States flag display. Governor’s Grove is located on the west slope of the gulch and contains hundreds of trees and 28 monuments dedicated to former governors of South Dakota including the Gates of the Counties, which are constructed of stones native to each county in South Dakota. During the winter months, Hilger’s Gulch is a popular spot for sledders. For more information, contact the Pierre Area Chamber of Commerce.