Black Elk Peak Loop via Harney Peak Trail and Trail 4

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7.1 mi
Distance
3 hrs 45 min
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991 ft
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Overview

This is a moderate loop trail to Black Elk Peak in Custer State Park.

This trail goes by Flashers View.



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    2 years, 8 months ago
    Best hike in the Black Hills. Beautiful views along the way and at the top. Will return many times. Late spring or fall to beat the crowds. Would rate it as moderate/strenuous. Dog friendly.
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Daniel Terry 5 years, 1 month ago
Black Elk Peak is the highest natural point in South Dakota 7,242
Great Hike to the Highest Peak East of the Rockies Black Elk Peak is the highest natural point in South Dakota. It lies in the Black Elk Wilderness area, in southern Pennington County, in the Black Hills National Forest.[2] The peak lies 3.7 mi (6.0 km) WSW of Mount Rushmore.[5] At 7,242 feet (2,207 m),[1] it has been described by the Board on Geographical Names as the highest summit in the United States east of the Rocky Mountains. It was formerly known as Harney Peak (1855–2016) and is known as Hinhan Kaga (in Lakota).
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fredsimpson 5 years, 1 month ago
Mt. Harney, SD
To Mt. Harney from Sylvan Lake on a chilly (7° C) day in September with Paul Grenier.
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Gus and Us 2 years, 3 months ago
Black Elk Peak - Little Devil's Tower - Cathedral Spires Loop 7/2/19 5:56:01 AM
Loop. Stopped a little short from the top of little devils tower
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Alexis Corchado 2 years ago
Black Elk Peak
7.3 miles Round Trip
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