Medicine Loop (East)

This eastern park trailhead is generally rolling trail connects with the Castle Trail near the Old Northeast Road and at the intersection of the Castle and Saddle Pass Trails.
Trail users are provided the opportunity to explore the mixed grass prairie while enjoying views of the Badlands in the distance. Watch for cactus.

Trail Elevation:
Trail Difficulty: Moderate
Trail Distance: 4 miles/6.4 km (round trip)

South Dakota Trails / State Parks

BHNF Trail #40: Deerfield Trail

BHNF Trail #40: Deerfield Trail

Elk Creek Trailhead

Elk Creek Trailhead

Mina Lake Recreation Area

Mina Lake Recreation Area

Sheps Canyon Recreation Area

Sheps Canyon Recreation Area

Pringle Trailhead

Pringle Trailhead

Nature Trail at Mount Rushmore

Nature Trail at Mount Rushmore

Window Trail

Window Trail

BHNF Trail #72: Big Hill Trails

BHNF Trail #72: Big Hill Trails

Revheim Bay Recreation Area

Revheim Bay Recreation Area

Fossil Exhibit Trail

Fossil Exhibit Trail

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Pease Creek Recreation Area

Pease Creek Recreation Area

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

Walkers Point Recreation Area

Walkers Point Recreation Area

East Bison Flats Trail at Wind Cave National Park

East Bison Flats Trail at Wind Cave National Park

BHNF Trail #4: Cathedral Spires

BHNF Trail #4: Cathedral Spires