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

Richmond Lake Recreation Area

Richmond Lake Recreation Area

Englewood Trailhead

Englewood Trailhead

Creekside Trail at Custer State Park

Creekside Trail at Custer State Park

Flying V Trail

Flying V Trail

Castle Trail (East)

Castle Trail (East)

Beaver Creek Nature Area

Beaver Creek Nature Area

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

Adams Homestead and Nature Preserve

Hartford Beach State Park

Hartford Beach State Park

Tamarack Gulch Trailhead

Tamarack Gulch Trailhead

BHNF Trail #16: Iron Mountain

BHNF Trail #16: Iron Mountain

South Side and Valley View Trails at Devils Tower National Monument

South Side and Valley View Trails at Devils Tower National Monument

BHNF Trail #79: Rimrock Trails

BHNF Trail #79: Rimrock Trails

Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

West Pollock Recreation Area

West Pollock Recreation Area

Fisher Grove State Park

Fisher Grove State Park

George S. Mickelson Trail

George S. Mickelson Trail

Little Devils Tower Trail

Little Devils Tower Trail

Fossil Exhibit Trail

Fossil Exhibit Trail