Centennial Trail, Wind Cave National Park, South Dakota
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The Centennial Trail is located in the northern end of Wind Cave National Park and continues north into Custor State Park. This 6.0 miles (9.7 km) hike (one way) is moderately strenuous trail and goes across prairies, through forested areas, and along Beaver Creek. It will take at least a 1/2 day to cover the 6 mi of this trail that traverse the park.
The trail is part of a 111-mile trail through the Black Hills. The trail is marked with posts and trees bearing the Centennial Trail logo. The trail was constructed to celebrate South Dakota's 100th birthday.
The southern access to the trail is on the east side of S.D. 87. The trailhead is 0.7 miles north of the junction of U.S. 385 and S.D. 87. The northern access is on NPS 5, 1.4 miles east of its junction with S.D. 87.
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