Day Hiking

Hiking Brochures and Trail Maps are available at most Ranger District Offices and at the Forest Supervisor's Office. Links to individual hiking trail descriptions and information are located at the bottom of this page.

A Few One Day Hikes:

  • Deerfield Lake Loop Trail (Trail #40L)
  • Harney Peak (South) Trail (Trail #9)
  • Flume Trail (Trail #50)
  • Old Baldy Trail (Trail #66)
  • Little Spearfish Trail (Trail #80)
  • Dugout Gulch Trail (Trail #77)
  • Cliff Swallow Trail (Trail #91)

Accessible Trails:

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Day Hiking Areas

  • Central Hills - Rapid City area description
  • Buzzards Roost Trailhead
  • Centennial Trailheads (Trail #89) - Central Hills area description
  • Brush Creek Trailhead
  • Calumet Trailhead
  • Dakota Point Trailhead
  • Deer Creek Trailhead
  • Rapid Creek Trailhead & Fishing access
  • Samelius Trailhead
  • Spring Creek Trailhead
  • Deerfield Reservoir Complex area description
  • Deerfield Lake Loop Trailheads (Trail #40L) area description
  • Custer Trail Trailhead
  • Gold Run Trailhead
  • North Shore Trailhead
  • Deerfield Trailheads (Trail #40) area description
  • Deer Creek Trailhead
  • Dougherty Trailhead
  • Kinney Canyon Trailhead
  • Silver City Trailhead
  • Ditch Creek System area description
  • Ditch Creek Trailhead
  • Flume Trailheads (Trail #50) area description
  • Boulder Hill Trailhead
  • Calumet Trailhead
  • Coon Hollow Trailhead
  • Spring Creek Trailhead
  • Pactola Reservoir Complex area description
  • Osprey Trailhead (Trail #58)
  • Veterans Point Trailhead
  • Schroeder Trailhead
  • Shanks Trailhead
  • Sheridan Lake Complex area description
  • Norbeck Wildlife Preserve & Black Elk Wilderness area description
  • Black Elk Wilderness
  • Northern Hills-Spearfish area description
  • Big Hill Trailhead (Trail #72)
  • Camp 5 Trailhead
  • Centennial Trailheads (Trail #89) - Northern Hills area description
  • Dalton Lake Trailhead
  • Elk Creek Trailhead
  • Pilot Knob Trailhead
  • South Boxelder Trailhead
  • Crow Peak Trailhead (Trail #64)
  • Dumont Trailhead
  • Eagle Cliff Trailheads (Trail #68) area description
  • Bratwurst Trailhead (Trail #68)
  • Holey Rock Trailhead (Trail # 68)
  • Hanna Nature Trail
  • Little Spearfish Trailhead (Trail #80)
  • Mount Roosevelt Trail
  • Old Baldy Trailhead (Trail #66)
  • Piedmont Trailhead
  • Red Lake Trailhead
  • Riley Hill Trailhead
  • Rimrock Trailhead (Trail #79)
  • South Boxelder Trailhead
  • Spearfish Quarry Trailhead
  • Stageyard Trailhead
  • Northwestern Hills - Sundance area description
  • Blacktail Trailhead
  • Carson Draw Trail System Trailhead (Trail #87)
  • Cliff Swallow Trailhead (Trail #91)
  • Cook Lake Recreation Area
  • Cook Lake Trailhead (Trail #88)
  • Dugout Gulch Botanical Trailhead (Trail #77)
  • Ogden Creek Trailhead
  • Reuter Trailhead
  • Sheepnose Trailhead (Trail #93)
  • Sundance Trail System Trailhead (Trail #93)
  • Southern Hills - Custer area description
  • Antelope Springs Trailhead
  • Porcupine Trailhead
  • Bluebird Trailhead
  • Centennial Trailheads (Trail #89) - Southern Hills area description
  • Big Pine Trailhead (Centennial #89)
  • Willow Creek Trailhead
  • Coal Ridge Trailhead
  • Grizzly Bear Creek Trailhead (Trail #7)
  • Hawkwright Trailhead
  • Hell Canyon Trailhead
  • Horsethief Lake area description
  • Horsethief Lake Day Use Site
  • Horsethief Lake Trailhead (Trail #14)
  • Iron Creek East Trailhead (Trail #15)
  • Iron Creek West Trailhead (Trail #15)
  • Iron Mountain Trailhead (Trail #16)
  • Palmer Creek Trailhead (Lost Cabin #2)
  • Richardson Trailhead


https://www.fs.usda.gov/activity/blackhills/recreation/hiking/?recid=25823&actid=50