BHNF Trail #9: Harney Peak North | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota
  • BHNF Trail #9: Harney Peak North

    After traveling a mile through meadows and forest, users will begin to see Elkhorn Mountain, with dramatic peaks and rock outcrops.

After traveling a mile through meadows and forest, users will begin to see Elkhorn Mountain, with dramatic peaks and rock outcrops.

Climbing steeply, the trail emerges onto a ridge where users can see the back of Mt. Rushmore. Two-thirds of the way to the top is a popular overlook and hitching rail.

Riders take note - there is only one minor creek crossing where stock can find water.