BHNF Trail #9: Harney Peak South

This is the most popular route to Harney Peak – be prepared to encounter many people, especially in the summer.
Hikers begin on a roadbed that leads to a fire tower built by the Civilian Conservation Corps, now on the Register of Historic Places.
The trail is steep, but the rewars include stunning views of four states.

Trail Elevation: Elevation: 6,100 to 7,200 feet
Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Distance: 3.5 miles

South Dakota Trails / State Parks

Lovers Leap Trail

Lovers Leap Trail

Spring Creek Recreation Area

Spring Creek Recreation Area

Deer Creek Trailhead

Deer Creek Trailhead

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

BHNF Trail #9: Harney Peak North

BHNF Trail #9: Harney Peak North

Cliff Shelf

Cliff Shelf

BHNF Trail #77: Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail

BHNF Trail #77: Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail

North Point Recreation Area

North Point Recreation Area

Medicine Loop (West)

Medicine Loop (West)

BHNF Trail #9: Sunday Gulch

BHNF Trail #9: Sunday Gulch

Lake Herman State Park

Lake Herman State Park

White Elephant Trailhead

White Elephant Trailhead

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Canyons Trail

Canyons Trail

Iron Creek Trailhead

Iron Creek Trailhead

Notch Trail

Notch Trail