Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country Guide Book

by Bert & Jane Gildart (Falcon Guides)
Hiking South Dakotaand39;s Black Hills Country  by Bert & Jane Gildart

200pp/photos/maps
ISBN: 0762735473

A guide to over 50 hikes in the Black Hills region of South Dakota including Custer State Park, Badlands and Wind Cave National Parks, and the Harney Range. Also included are the Bearlodge Mountains and Devils Tower National Monument in Wyoming. The hikes are fully detailed with maps, elevation charts, driving directions and route descriptions.

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Trails from the "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country" Guide Book
Displaying trails 1 to 20 of 56.
... Preview: A short loop trail that winds behind the historic cabin of Charles Badger Clark (1883 / 1957), poet laureate of South Dakota. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Custer, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: A 2-hour hike from the base to the peak of a sacred mountain. The trail winds through a pine forest; many tree branches are draped with prayer flags and ceremonial objects. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Sturgis, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.75
... Preview: Two high-mountain loop trails affording hikers and mountain bikers extraordinary views and a great diversity of vegetation and wildlife. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hill City, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 16.1
... Preview: A connecting series of trails at the summit of Big Hill, taking hikers through beautiful stands of quaking aspen, paper birch, and ponderosa pine and past sporadic views of the surrounding area. Fall ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Spearfish, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 16.5
... Preview: A one-way trek over Boland Ridge, terminating at the Park boundary fence. This loop option is a relatively flat, natural-history trail, meandering through the tallgrass prairie.Throughout, the trail o ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hot Springs, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 5.4
... Preview: A short but steep ascent to the top of a high, rocky outcropping, offering dramatic views. Boulder Hill is one of the special features found along the Flume Trail #50 and makes another nice side trip ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hill City, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 2
... Preview: Woods and canyon trails designed for four-season use, offering solitude in the Wyoming Black Hills. The Carson Draw Trails primarily have been used by cross-country skiers in the past, but these trail ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Sundance, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: A prairie hike flanking the beautiful formations along the Badlands Wall. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Rapid City, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: This moderately strenuous spur trail is a great natural history trek that connects with Sylvan Lake Trail to Harney Peak. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Custer, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 5
... Preview: An interpretive trail along an ancient cliff shelf that collapsed long ago from the imposing cliffs above. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Rapid City, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 1
... Preview: A scenic meander through a tallgrass prairie valley that simultaneously explores a canyon in southwest Wind Cave National Park. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hot Springs, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 2.8
... Preview: A level lakeshore hike and a longer, moderately difficult path for those interested in natural history. The Cook Lake Trail is self-explanatory, following a level route around the shore of Cook Lake.T ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Sundance, WY - Hiking - Trail Length: 4.5
... Preview: Crow Peak Trail is a popular hike.The trail winds up to the mountaintop, providing sweeping vistas at the summit. Crow Peak is so named because of a battle once fought here between the Crow and Sioux ... From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Spearfish, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 7
... Preview: A winding loop trail that begins in a prairie and meanders through ponderosa pine forests as it circles Deerfield Lake. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hill City, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 10
... Preview: Suitable for both hikers and mountain bikers, the Deerfield Trail slices through segments of the nation's history and some of the Black Hills' more pristine country. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hill City, SD - Backpacking,Hiking - Trail Length: 18
... Preview: An extensive series of twenty loop and one-way trails, originally designed for cross-country skiers but also used by hikers, mountain bikers, and horseback riders. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Spearfish, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 3.4
... Preview: A prairie hike where wildlife is at times abundant. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hot Springs, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 6
... Preview: A fun, informative loop hike suitable for the entire family. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hot Springs, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 1.2
... Preview: A fascinating trek through one of the historic gold-mining areas in the Black Hills. The trail follows, in part, an old flume bed. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Hill City, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 14
... Preview: A short, barrier-free loop to an exhibit of area fossils. From the guidebook "Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country"
Rapid City, SD - Hiking - Trail Length: 0.25