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Elk Mountain Nature Trail

26611 US Highway 385, Wind Cave National Park, SD 57747-6027
+1 605-745-4000
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Easy hike with great views

This was a pleasant hike with great views and considerable wildlife. We also took photos of several... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2016
Rick M
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Leonardtown, Maryland
Call this Wind Cave National Park...the top draw to the area vs the forced description "Elk Mountain Nature Trail"

TripAdvisor has this area mislabeled...the tail wagging the dog as "Wind Cave" is a National Park... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
KC_travel_enthusiast
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Kansas City, Missouri
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28 Aug 2016
“Easy hike with great views”
1 Aug 2016
“Call this Wind Cave National Park...the top draw to the area vs the forced description "Elk Mountain Nature Trail"”
Suggested Duration: < 1 hour
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26611 US Highway 385, Wind Cave National Park, SD 57747-6027
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Reviewed 28 August 2016

This was a pleasant hike with great views and considerable wildlife. We also took photos of several flowering plants.

Thank Rick M
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Reviewed 1 August 2016

TripAdvisor has this area mislabeled...the tail wagging the dog as "Wind Cave" is a National Park. Wind Cave definitely should be visited as the cave is like no other. That said, the area above ground is part of the park and its preservation has attracted...More

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Reviewed 27 July 2016

We hiked on a half dozen of the developed trails and Wind Park - and this was by far the least impressive. It's a short trail around a campsite - and the campsite is visible for much of the hike. One can pick up a...More

2  Thank Hrothmir
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Reviewed 13 July 2015

The Elk Mountain trail is a 1.2 mile easy loop hike. The hike begins in the Elk Mountain Campground. A sign directs you to the trailhead where you can pick up a trail guide to use at the nine interpretive stops. The hike starts out...More

5  Thank Davis K
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