Distance: 4m round trip | Climb: 800ft | Surface: dirt, rocky
The trail varies from gradual to steep. This is a mostly open hike amongst a few ponderosa trees, but the panoramic view from the top makes the experience impressive.This is one of the three peaks forming the “crown” that gives Spearfish the nickname, Queen City. (Spearfish Mountain and Crow Peak are the others.)
- Take I-90 Exit 12 in Spearfish.
- Take Jackson Blvd to the West.
- Turn right on N 10th St.
- Turn right again on E Nevada St.
- Trailhead is at the end of Nevada St., through a tunnel under I-90 to the trail.