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

Pilot Knob Trailhead

Pilot Knob Trailhead

West Pollock Recreation Area

West Pollock Recreation Area

Shadehill Recreation Area

Shadehill Recreation Area

BHNF Trail #79: Rimrock Trails

BHNF Trail #79: Rimrock Trails

Norbeck Trailhead

Norbeck Trailhead

Rocky Point Recreation Area

Rocky Point Recreation Area

Big Stone Island Nature Area

Big Stone Island Nature Area

Samelius Trailhead

Samelius Trailhead

BHNF Trail #66: Old Baldy Trail

BHNF Trail #66: Old Baldy Trail

Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

George S. Mickelson Trail

George S. Mickelson Trail

Snake Creek Recreation Area

Snake Creek Recreation Area

Oakwood Lakes State Park

Oakwood Lakes State Park

BHNF Trail #50: Flume Trail

BHNF Trail #50: Flume Trail

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

Fisher Grove State Park

Fisher Grove State Park

Sandy Shore Recreation Area

Sandy Shore Recreation Area

BHNF Trail #77: Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail

BHNF Trail #77: Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail