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)

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Sylvan Lake Shore Trail

Rapid Creek Trailhead

Rapid Creek Trailhead

Wind Cave Canyon Trail

Wind Cave Canyon Trail

Prairie Trail

Prairie Trail

Joyner Ridge Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Joyner Ridge Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Sunday Gulch Trail

Sunday Gulch Trail

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Spearfish Canyon Nature Area

Spearfish Canyon Nature Area

Legion Lake Trail

Legion Lake Trail

Burlington Northern Hill City Trailhead

Burlington Northern Hill City Trailhead

BHNF Trail #7: Grizzley Bear Creek

BHNF Trail #7: Grizzley Bear Creek

Presidential Trail at Mount Rushmore

Presidential Trail at Mount Rushmore

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

BHNF Trail #76: 76 Trail

Samelius Trailhead

Samelius Trailhead

Custer Spur to Stockade Lake Trail

Custer Spur to Stockade Lake Trail

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Lake Vermillion Recreation Area

Pelican Lake Recreation Area

Pelican Lake Recreation Area

Bear Butte State Park

Bear Butte State Park