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

Sanctuary Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Sanctuary Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Mountain Disc Golf Course

Mountain Disc Golf Course

Roy Lake State Park

Roy Lake State Park

Sugarloaf Trailhead

Sugarloaf Trailhead

Boland Ridge Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Boland Ridge Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Door Trail

Door Trail

French Creek Trailhead Horse Camp

French Creek Trailhead Horse Camp

Nature Trail at Mount Rushmore

Nature Trail at Mount Rushmore

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

East Bison Flats Trail at Wind Cave National Park

East Bison Flats Trail at Wind Cave National Park

BHNF Trail #50: Flume Trail

BHNF Trail #50: Flume Trail

Newton Hills State Park

Newton Hills State Park

Window Trail

Window Trail

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

BHNF Trail #7: Grizzley Bear Creek

BHNF Trail #7: Grizzley Bear Creek

BHNF Trail #91: Cliff Swallow Trail

BHNF Trail #91: Cliff Swallow Trail

West Bend Recreation Area

West Bend Recreation Area

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area

Lewis and Clark Recreation Area