Distance: 8m round trip | Climb: 1500ft | Surface: dirt, rock
This winding trail flows through thick shady forest areas including lush ferns with some open meadows. At one point in the trail ,you can see a view of Bear Butte.
- Take Tinton Road (just Southwest of Black Hills State University) in Spearfish and travel past the stop sign. You will pass the area formerly used as an animal sanctuary on your left. Cross the cattle gate and turn into the parking area on the left. To the left of the logging road is the trail.