Distance: 23m one way | Climb: 1618ft | Surface: dirt, rock
The Deerfield Trail runs from Centennial Trail near Pactola Lake to Deerfield Lake. The trail winds through the deep canyons along Slate Creek and Rapid Creek. A fun trail which crosses over 30 bridges. This trail provides plenty of scenery including mines, tunnels, and a log flume. At the end of the trail is a loop trail around Deerfield Lake.
- 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.