Mount Roosevelt Friendship Tower
Deadwood Sheriff, Seth Bullock, built the Mount Roosevelt Friendship Tower as a dedication to Pres. Theodore Roosevelt.
Mount Roosevelt underwent stabilization in 2010 to reinforce the base & restore the monument for public use.
Travel back in time to the era of Theodore Roosevelt & Seth Bullock. (May 2012)
The trail to the tower is approx. 1 mile round trip.
Visit the Mount Roosevelt Kids in Parks - TRACK Trail webpage for a fun & interactive family adventure!
At a Glance
|Operational Hours:||Sunrise to Sunset, Year-round|
|Closest Towns:||Deadwood, South Dakota|
|Restroom:||Vault Toilet (1)|
|Operated By:||Forest Service|
|Information Center:||Northern Hills Ranger District, (605) 642-4622|
From Deadwood, South Dakota take US Highway 85 north for 1.5 miles. Turn west on Forest Service Road 133 and drive for about 2 miles to the Mt. Roosevelt Picnic area. The trail begins at the picnic area.
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Day HikingRecreation areas with activity Day Hiking:
Interpretive AreasRecreation areas with activity Interpretive Areas:
PicnickingRecreation areas with activity Picnicking:
The Mount Roosevelt Picnic Area has five picnic sites.