Castle Trail (West)

This west trailhead is one end of the longest trail in the park begins at the Fossil Exhibit Trail parking area and travels five miles one way to the Door and Window Trail parking.
Relatively level, the path passes along some badlands formations.

Trail Elevation:
Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Distance: 10 miles/16 km (round trip)

South Dakota Trails / State Parks

Fossil Exhibit Trail

Fossil Exhibit Trail

Newton Hills State Park

Newton Hills State Park

BHNF Trail #66: Old Baldy Trail

BHNF Trail #66: Old Baldy Trail

BHNF Trail #40L: Deerfield Lake Loop Trail

BHNF Trail #40L: Deerfield Lake Loop Trail

French Creek Natural Area

French Creek Natural Area

Lovers Leap Trail

Lovers Leap Trail

BHNF Trail #40: Deerfield Trail

BHNF Trail #40: Deerfield Trail

Tamarack Gulch Trailhead

Tamarack Gulch Trailhead

Highland Creek Trailhead

Highland Creek Trailhead

Notch Trail

Notch Trail

Sandy Shore Recreation Area

Sandy Shore Recreation Area

Pringle Trailhead

Pringle Trailhead

Norbeck Trailhead

Norbeck Trailhead

Indian Creek Recreation Area

Indian Creek Recreation Area

Spirit Mound Historic Prairie

Spirit Mound Historic Prairie

Angostura Recreation Area

Angostura Recreation Area

Lookout Point Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Lookout Point Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area