Custer State Park Annual Buffalo Roundup Photos September 30, 2016

All Images: Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press
Custer State Park Buffalo Roundup Photos, September 30, 2016

 

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Drivers calmly make their way to the Custer State Park Annual Buffalo Roundup parking lot around 6:45 am Friday morning September 30, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

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Kimba MacRitchie a 15 year veteran Mounted Police Woman from Holly Michigan keeps an eye on traffic on the wildlife loop Friday morning near the south viewing parking lot, Friday, September 30, 2016. This is Kimberly’s fourth roundup as a volunteer on her favorite mount “Buddy”. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Craig Pugsley, Head of Visitor Services at Custer State Park (left) and Barry Jensen, South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Commissioner who lives in White River, SD and runs 200 head of Buffalo on his Heritage Ranch, chat with friends before the start of the Buffalo Roundup Friday morning, September 30, 2016. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Buffalo coming past the south viewing area Friday morning, September 30, 2016 at the Annual Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Dean Wink, Speaker of the House of the South Dakota Legislature ride past the south viewing area Friday morning, September 30, 2016 at the Annual Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Wranglers drive buffalo to the corral chutes near the north viewing area Friday morning September 30, 2016 at the Annual Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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Wrangler Gail Lenney from Buffalo, New York and her mount “Buster” keeps an eye out for stray buffalo in front of the south viewing area Friday morning September 30, 2016 at the Annual Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

 

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State Police and Park Rangers block off wildlife loop road and watch the buffalo head towards the corral form inspection and sorting Friday morning September 30, 2016 at the Annual Buffalo Roundup in Custer State Park. Photo:Herb Ryan/Custer Free Press

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