Social Media Spoiling Secret Black Hills Gems
My Weird Friend the Buffalo Maiden lives in Custer and operates a fine restaurant there.
She loves the Black Hills with all its natural wonder. As a local, she's always known all the best places to go, the secret gems long coveted by the people who live and work there. Tourism is there bread and butter out there but sometimes you just don't want to see tourists, right?
Social media is ruining all that, say the Buffalo Maiden. Now everybody knows the good spots just by cruising Facebook or Instagram.
A recent story in the Rapid City Journal detailed the problem -- and it is a problem.
You can listen to the entire segment below. As always, the Buffalo Maiden has her own take on the situation.