Hikes that I’ve Reviewed

Below is a list of hiking trails and recreation areas that I’ve reviewed in my various posts.  They are organized by difficulty level.  Feel free to comment if you have any questions!


Swiftcurrent Trail at Glacier National Park and 5 Other “Don’t Miss” Sites!–I discuss the early portion of the Swiftcurrent Trail starting from Many Glacier until you start ascending Swiftcurrent Pass, as well as some other “don’t miss” adventures such as Beartooth Pass and the Chief Joseph Highway

Stratobowl near Rapid City

Hike at Gay City State Park in Connecticut

Deerfield Trail (Trail #40) in the Black Hills

Hiking the Robber’s Roost Trail, Custer State Park–I discuss a foggy hike in Custer State Park

Hiking the Prairie Trail at Custer State Park

The Flume Loop Trail

Little Elk Creek Trail

Coon Hollow Trail

“Secret” Hiking Trails off Sheridan Lake Road

Cement Ridge Lookout Tower

Palisades State Park & Good Earth State Park at Blood Run


Medium Difficulty

Dugout Gulch Botanical Trail (#77)

2 of the Best Hikes in Yellowstone National Park –I review Uncle Tom’s and the South Rim Trails at this national park

Great Hikes in the Black Elk Wilderness–I discuss portions of the Horsethief Lake and Grizzly Creek Trails

Lookout Point Trail at Wind Cave National Park

Winter Activities at Big Hill, Spearfish, South Dakota

Winter Fun at Eagle Cliff Ski Area

West Tensleep Trail, Bighorn Mountains, Wyoming–I discuss a portion of the West Tensleep Trail to Mirror Lake

Poet’s Table Black Hills of South Dakota

Big Pine Trailhead Loop in the Black Hills

Norbeck Trail in Custer State Park

Hike the Sunday Gulch Trail in Custer State Park

Rimrock Trail Black Hills

Hiking Devils Tower

Black Hills Blackberry Trail, near Mt. Rushmore

Old Baldy: a Great Place for Fall Colors in the Black Hills

Hiking the Boulder Hill Trail

Samelius Trail: North on the Black Hills Centennial Trail

Hike the Badger Clark Trail at Custer State Park

Dakota Point/Centennial Trail Loop Hike

Lover’s Leap Trail, Custer State Park

Centennial Trail, Elk Creek Trailhead North

Hiking in the Bighorns

Grizzly Bear Creek Trail in the Black Hills

Barnes Canyon Trail in Custer State Park

Willow Creek Trail Black Hills

Centennial Trail Between Bear Butte and Alkali Creek Trailheads

Empire Mine, Black Hills of South Dakota

Little Devils Tower, Cathedral Spires, and Needles Highway Loop

Hike the Hell Canyon Trail in the Black Hills

Hiking Black Elk Peak, Trail #9: the Easy Way!


Glacier National Park:  Hiking the Apgar Lookout Trail

Gunsight Pass Trail, Glacier National Park

Black Elk Peak, Trail #9 (the Difficult, Northern Route)

Other Activities

Canoeing at Deerfield Lake

Canoeing at Jenny Gulch on Pactola Lake