Little Elk Creek Trail

MODERATE 51 reviews

Little Elk Creek Trail is a 5 mile moderately trafficked out and back trail located near Piedmont, South Dakota that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is accessible year-round. Dogs are also able to use this trail but must be kept on leash.

DISTANCE
5.0 miles
ELEVATION GAIN
597 feet
ROUTE TYPE
Out & Back

dogs on leash

kid friendly

birding

hiking

mountain biking

nature trips

snowshoeing

trail running

walking

horseback riding

forest

lake

river

views

wild flowers

wildlife

rocky

washed out

hiking
3 days ago

10 days ago

hiking
10 days ago

loved it. took high trail and low trail. river and water to cool off in was the best

hiking
17 days ago

Great trail, beautiful scenery- great way to start the day!

hiking
25 days ago

Beautiful scenery !

hiking
1 month ago

1 month ago

Easy enough for my toddler, and great views.

hiking
1 month ago

Easy trail, leads to Dalton Lake.

1 month ago

It has both easy and more challenging parts to keep it interesting. Stunning views.

hiking
1 month ago

It was an ok trail nothing exciting definitely not moderate its super easy. No signs whatsoever .... seems to be pretty common in the hills not to mark them

hiking
1 month ago

2 months ago

very fun trail! took my kiddo and the two dogs. ran into a few people on horses which was nice.

2 months ago

Easy hike with the family

2 months ago

Easy hike with the family

2 months ago

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2 months ago

2 months ago

3 months ago

Awesome hike and a great family adventure!!