The South Dakota Hike That Leads To The Most Unforgettable Destination

South Dakota has so many beautiful places that it could take a lifetime to explore them all. One of the best ways to see our natural wonders is by lacing up your hiking boots and getting out there in the clean, fresh air. Here’s a short, easy hike that will take you to one of the state’s most popular spots for photography, and you’ll soon see why shutterbugs love this view.

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During summer months, this trail can be very busy. For a more solitary experience, try to visit on a weekday morning when the temperature is cool and most of the trail is shaded by the canyon.

Want to see a stunning waterfall without the work? Check out this majestic waterfall that you can see without hiking.