South Side and Valley View Trails at Devils Tower National Monument

The South Side and Valley View trails are two short scenic trails near the base of the tower. Both are not paved but they do feature the prairie dog town, run along the Belle Fourche river, and provide great valley views of Devils Tower and the rock strata beneath.

Trail Elevation:
Trail Difficulty: Easy
Trail Distance: Both trails are .6 miles

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