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

West Pollock Recreation Area

West Pollock Recreation Area

Window Trail

Window Trail

Lake Cochrane Recreation Area

Lake Cochrane Recreation Area

Custer State Park

Custer State Park

Notch Trail

Notch Trail

Badger Hole Trailhead

Badger Hole Trailhead

Angostura Recreation Area

Angostura Recreation Area

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Roof Trail

Roof Trail

Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area

Lake Hiddenwood Recreation Area

Lovers Leap Trail

Lovers Leap Trail

Lake Thompson Recreation Area

Lake Thompson Recreation Area

Cold Brook Canyon Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Cold Brook Canyon Trail at Wind Cave National Park

BHNF Trail #16: Iron Mountain

BHNF Trail #16: Iron Mountain

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

Lake Alvin Recreation Area

Lake Alvin Recreation Area

Rocky Point Recreation Area

Rocky Point Recreation Area

Pilot Knob Trailhead

Pilot Knob Trailhead