Custer

Custer State Park Offers National Trails Day Hikes

 

CUSTER STATE PARK, S.D. – Custer State Park will offer three guided hikes on Saturday, June 2 in recognition of National Trails Day.  The hikes will take place in Custer State Park at various locations and times.

The Prairie Trail Hike will begin at 9:00 a.m. at the Peter Norbeck Outdoor Education Center.  Participants will then travel to the Prairie Trail trailhead off the Wildlife Loop Road.  The Prairie Trail Hike is approximately three miles long and is considered a moderate hike.

The Little Devil’s Tower Hike will begin at 1:00 p.m. at the Sylvan Lake General Store Veranda.  This hike is approximately three miles long and is considered strenuous due to the steep incline and bouldering required to traverse to the peak.

The Badger Hole Historic Trail Hike will begin at 4:00 p.m. at the Badger Hole Historic Site.  This hike is approximately one mile in length and is considered an easy hike.  Participants in this hike are encouraged to come early to tour the Badger Hole Historic Site prior to the start of the hike.

There is no cost for the hikes; however, a park entrance license is required. Reservations are not required.  For more information please call 605-255-4464

Categories: Custer, Tourism

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