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Hill City, South Dakota Map
10 days ago

It was a nice little trail overall, just had a few fallen trees across the walkway.

5 months ago

What a nice afternoon hike with the whole family.

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.


8 months ago

I'm not sure about anyone else but I had a hard time finding the trailhead. I read on another website on how to find it. Not sure if this correct as there were no markers at all. We parked at mile marker 24255 near and "X" mark the spot sign. There is a small little area to park off the road. We crossed a fence and followed a trail. Came to what appeared to be an old road, took a right, walked about 1/4-1/2 mile and found trail again on left. Definitely gets your heart-rate pumping. LOTS of wild raspberries on the trail. Beautiful view!!!

Nice hike with my wife and one year old son. Just a lot of downed trees which made it difficult with kid carrier. But worth it.

so many tree's laying across the trail

One of, if not the hardest trail I've done here. '76 trail in Spearfish Canyon is near the same difficulty. When you're hiking up don't forget to turn around and take in the amazing view. The top has a fantastic view of Harney Peak and Little Devils Tower. I recommend wearing pants or else your legs will get tore up. If you do the hike, have fun!

trail running
1 year ago

Nice short hike. Bring bug spray.

on Willow Creek Trail

1 year ago

1 year ago

Great day on this trail!! A little wet and muddy in spots due too the 2.5' of snow the week befor! The falls was a rolling that's for sure!