BHNF Trail #77: Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail | Black Hills & Badlands - South Dakota

BHNF Trail #77: Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail

Trail Length: 
8 miles

Trail Elevation Range: 
4,000 to 4,600 feet

This trail is maintained for hikers, horseback riders and mountain bikers. No motorized use is allowed.

The trail meanders through stands of paper birch, ironwood and hazelnut trees. Sheltered under the branches of these trees you can find several plant species including rattlesnake fern, common Solomon's seal, Canadian Enchanter's nightshade and the oval-leaved milkweed. Several sedges including meadow sedge, fox-tail sedge and rose sedge can also be found in the area.

Directions

Trailhead is appoximately 5 miles south of Beulah, Wyoming, off Highway 863.

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