Medicine Loop (West)

This western 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

BHNF Trail #64: Crow Peak Trail

BHNF Trail #64: Crow Peak Trail

Swan Creek Recreation Area

Swan Creek Recreation Area

Lake Herman State Park

Lake Herman State Park

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Oahe Downstream Recreation Area

Lake Thompson Recreation Area

Lake Thompson Recreation Area

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area

Pierson Ranch Recreation Area

Fisher Grove State Park

Fisher Grove State Park

Wind Cave Canyon Trail

Wind Cave Canyon Trail

BHNF Trail #15: Iron Creek

BHNF Trail #15: Iron Creek

BHNF Trail #72: Big Hill Trails

BHNF Trail #72: Big Hill Trails

Beaver Creek Nature Area

Beaver Creek Nature Area

Cold Brook Canyon Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Cold Brook Canyon Trail at Wind Cave National Park

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

South Boxelder Creek Trailhead

Willow Creek Trailhead

Willow Creek Trailhead

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Tower Trail at Devils Tower National Monument

Presidential Trail at Mount Rushmore

Presidential Trail at Mount Rushmore

Creekside Trail at Custer State Park

Creekside Trail at Custer State Park

Legion Lake Trail

Legion Lake Trail