Joyner Ridge Trail is a hiking trail in Crook County, Wyoming. It is within Devils Tower National Monument. It is 1.5 miles long and begins at 4,200 feet altitude. Traveling the entire trail is 0.0 miles with a total elevation gain of one foot. Near the trailhead there are a waste basket and parking.
Joyner Ridge Trail Professional Reviews and Guides
"This loop hike provides more distant perspectives of Devils Tower and stunning views of the monument's three major ecosystems.The loop known as Joyner Ridge Trail is most easily hiked in a clockwise direction. Hikers pass through the three major Devils Tower ecosystems on this route, including prairie, riparian, and ponderosa-pine habitats. Deer abound throughout the area. The trail is well marked with signs along the way, interpreting the natural communities and enhancing nature’s abundant manifestations. Stay alert for prairie rattlesnakes."
--Bert & Jane Gildart, Hiking South Dakota's Black Hills Country (Falcon Guides).
"This trek will take you through three major Devils Tower ecosystems. This hike provides more distant perspectives of Devils Tower while simultaneously providing stunning views of the monument’s three major ecosystems. These include the prairie, riparian, and ponderosa-pine habitats. Deer abound throughout. Signs along the way interpret the communities and enhance nature’s abundant manifestations."
--Bert & Jane Gildart, Best Easy Day Hikes: Black Hills Country (Falcon Guides).
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