Mount Roosevelt Trailhead

The Mount Roosevelt Trail is approximately 1 mile round trip up a moderately sloped trail from a gravel parking area to the Mount Roosevelt Friendship Tower, located north of Deadwood, South Dakota. 

TRACK Trail Mount Roosevelt

Visit the Mount Roosevelt Kids in Parks - TRACK Trail webpage for a fun and interactive family adventure!

At a Glance

Closest Towns: Deadwood, South Dakota
Water: No
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Northern Hills Ranger District, (605) 642-4622

General Information


To reach the Mount Roosevelt Trail, travel approximately 1 mile north on Highway 85 to the turn off for The Lodge at Deadwood resort. Turn left as if you were going to the resort but keep right and follow Forest Road 133 approximately .2 miles to the Mount Roosevelt Picnic Area. There is an interpretive sign located at the beginning of the trail. 

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