ElevationAscent: 140' 43 m
Descent: -117' -36 m
High: 2,673' 815 m
Low: 2,605' 794 m
GradeAvg Grade: 1% (1°)
Max Grade: 3% (2°)
Current trail conditions
Popular runs nearby
Badlands: Medicine Root/Castle/Saddle Pass Loop
7.0 mi 11.2 km • Loop • 189 ft Ascent 57.51 m Ascent
Singletrack Kadoka, SD( 20 )
Sage Creek Wilderness Area Loop
22.2 mi 35.7 km • Loop • 639 ft Ascent 194.73 m Ascent
Singletrack Kadoka, SD( 19 )
Run this trail?
Add details to help others plan their adventure.
“The longest trail in the park with great views, badlands and level trail.”— ktboundary Thompson
Relatively level, the path passes along some badlands formations that both tower above you and drop away below you. Most of the trail is on flat prairie, but does occasionally wander into badlands topography where the trail is hard to follow. Looking ahead and surmising the path of least resistance will help to find the other side of the trail.
Land Manager: NPS - Badlands National Park