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Saddle Pass Trail

Interior, South Dakota

0.78 mi / 240 ft gain

Medicine Root Loop Trail

Interior, South Dakota

4.65 mi / 338 ft gain

Drive the Sage Creek Rim Road

Interior, South Dakota


Hike the Cliff Shelf Nature Trail

Interior, South Dakota

0.75 mi / 200 ft gain

Backcountry Camp off the Fossil Trailhead, Badlands NP

Wall, South Dakota

1.2 mi

Hike the Badlands' Notch Trail

Interior, South Dakota


Notch Trail

Interior, South Dakota

1.48 mi / 144 ft gain

Window Trail in Badlands NP

Interior, South Dakota

0.25 mi / 10 ft gain

Hike the Castle/Medicine Root Trail in Badlands National Park

Interior, South Dakota

10 mi / 0 ft gain

Go Great Places in South Dakota

In the Mount Rushmore state, travels to South Dakota are full of one-of-a-kind adventure with wide-open spaces as endless as the horizons. Between legendary landscapes and scenic drives, you can always find space that shifts life into park. When you’re ready, go great places.

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