BHNF Trail #40: Deerfield Trail | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

BHNF Trail #40: Deerfield Trail

Trail Difficulty: 
Difficult, Moderate

Trail Length: 
23 miles

Trail Elevation Range: 
4,600 to 6,200 feet

Directions

Between Deerfield and Pactola Lakes Deer Creek Trailhead From Rapid City take Highway 44 to Highway 385. Turn north and travel 1.4 miles to county road 299. (Silver City Road) Take 299 for 0.2 miles to a short road to the trailhead. This trailhead also serves the Centennial Trail.

Silver City Trailhead
From Rapid City take Highway 44 to Highway 385. Turn north and travel 1.4 miles to county road 299. Take 299 for 4.4 miles to FSR 141. Turn right just before the Rapid Creek bridge and go 0.5 miles to the trailhead at a gate which blocks a bridge over Rapid Creek.

Daughterty Trailhead
From Hill City take Forest Highway 17 for 5.3 miles to FSR 231. Take FSR 231 for 5.6 miles to the trailhead.

Kinney Canyon Trailhead
From Hill City take Forest Highway 17 for 10.2 miles to FSR 188. Take FSR 188 for 2.8 miles to the trailhead.

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