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

The Mountain Trailhead

The Mountain Trailhead

Boland Ridge Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Boland Ridge Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Chief White Crane Recreation Area

Chief White Crane Recreation Area

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Buryanek Recreation Area

Buryanek Recreation Area

Lake Louise Recreation Area

Lake Louise Recreation Area

Notch Trail

Notch Trail

Sunday Gulch Trail

Sunday Gulch Trail

Prairie Trail

Prairie Trail

BHNF Trail #80: Little Spearfish Trail

BHNF Trail #80: Little Spearfish Trail

Flying V Trail

Flying V Trail

Fisher Grove State Park

Fisher Grove State Park

Dumont Trailhead

Dumont Trailhead

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

French Creek Natural Area

French Creek Natural Area

Burlington Northern Hill City Trailhead

Burlington Northern Hill City Trailhead

Tamarack Gulch Trailhead

Tamarack Gulch Trailhead

BHNF Trail #88: Cook Lake

BHNF Trail #88: Cook Lake