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

French Creek Natural Area

French Creek Natural Area

West Bend Recreation Area

West Bend Recreation Area

Sylvan Lake Shore Trail

Sylvan Lake Shore Trail

French Creek Trailhead Horse Camp

French Creek Trailhead Horse Camp

Willow Creek Trailhead

Willow Creek Trailhead

Llewellyn Johns Recreation Area

Llewellyn Johns Recreation Area

Custer State Park

Custer State Park

BHNF Trail #9: Harney Peak South

BHNF Trail #9: Harney Peak South

Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

Fort Sisseton Historic State Park

Grace Coolidge Walk-In Fishing Area at Custer State Park

Grace Coolidge Walk-In Fishing Area at Custer State Park

Platte Creek Recreation Area

Platte Creek Recreation Area

Custer Spur to Stockade Lake Trail

Custer Spur to Stockade Lake Trail

BHNF Trail #64: Crow Peak Trail

BHNF Trail #64: Crow Peak Trail

West Pollock Recreation Area

West Pollock Recreation Area

Door Trail

Door Trail

Sanctuary Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Sanctuary Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Flying V Trail

Flying V Trail

Pelican Lake Recreation Area

Pelican Lake Recreation Area