#4 of 13 state parks in South Dakota

Best trails in Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota

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Explore the most popular trails in Newton Hills State Park with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers and nature lovers like you.
Description

Newton Hills State Park was named after William Newton, who settled in the area in the 1850s. The area was shaped by glaciers and was inhabited by Woodland Indian Culture. The region is known for its bird watching and bow hunting is permitted at certain times of year. There is an entry fee of $8/vehicle and campsite are also available for $26/night.

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Map of trails in Newton Hills State Park, South Dakota
Park information
Acreage:
1,063 acres
Park hours
Monday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Tuesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Wednesday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Thursday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Friday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Saturday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Sunday
6:00 am - 11:00 pm
Contact
605.987.2263
Top trails (1)
#1 - Blue Diamond and Woodland Trail Loop
Newton Hills State Park
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Length: 4.6 mi • Est. 2 h 12 m
Over 200 species of birds visit the area each year. White-tailed deer, wild turkeys, marmots, rabbits, red and gray fox and squirrels are also found within the park. Show more