Best Trails in South Dakota

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on Deerfield Lake Loop Trail
6 hours ago

A bit longer than 10 miles, trail is nice by the lake side, not marked as well as I would have hoped for the rest.

on Spring Creek Loop Trail
7 hours ago

hiking

Nice loop. trailhead near Sheridan Lake. crossed the creek four times but two foot bridges are in bad state of repair. extremely warped. dangerous. great morning hike!

on George S Mickelson Trail ...
14 hours ago

mountain biking

The entire trail is 108.8 miles along the old railway tracks. Gorgeous, fun and not too difficult... but don't be fooled, the inclines are long and steady and will give you a great workout!

on Valley of the Giants
1 day ago

Muddy trail but fun for the family. Kids had a blast exploring and climbing.

on Spring Creek Loop Trail
3 days ago

hiking

I was rather disappointed with this trail. We followed the exact trail listed here and we didn't see any lake at all. The trail was extremely easy to follow with great views and great for kids. It says there's 3 bridges to cross but we only saw one small dried up creek that was easy to cross, that was the only water we saw on this entire hike.

on Eagle Cliff Trails
6 days ago

on Presidential Trail, Mt Rushmore
7 days ago

Easy walk and lots of different perspectives of the mountain. You have to see it at least once!!!

on Lovers' Leap Trail
7 days ago

Great hike!!

on Hell Canyon Trail
8 days ago

hiking

Visited the cave and decided to go for a hike. Pretty trail with a variety of things to see. Some some wildlife along the trail. You have to pay attention where you are going or you could miss your turns. Needs to be marked better in areas.

on Wind Cave Canyon Trail
8 days ago

hiking

Nice little trail not too far from Mount Rushmore. Beautiful area!

on Saddle Pass Trail
9 days ago

hiking

Fun climb up and over the buttes. Great views. Can be a bit slippery coming back down, but just take your time and enjoy!

on Fossil Exhibit Trail
10 days ago

hiking

This trail is okay, especially if you like fossils and the history of the park. A couple of other trails are much better to explore if you are short on time.

on Badlands National Park
10 days ago

hiking

Lots of great views. Very populated area. Fun place to look for fossils. Very hot, and dry as you would expect.

on Notch Trail
10 days ago

hiking

Really cool trail with lots of room for exploration. A short and very busy trail, but well worth the hike!

on Horse Thief Lake Trail
10 days ago

hiking

A nice short distant trail with some great rock formations and views. This trail had lots of traffic during the summer month of June when I visited. Beautiful area.

on Presidential Trail, Mt Ru...
10 days ago

hiking

Great views of the presidents all along this trail. Expect lots of people whenever you visit this popular area. Nice easy trail.

on Fossil Exhibit Trail
10 days ago

easy simple walk, great for little kids, otherwise kinda boring

on Cliff Shelf Nature Trail
10 days ago

Very easy walk, kids were little when we did it, good for young ones